Venezuela: new day of mobilization in Juan Guaidó’s call to demand the entry of humanitarian aid. Juan Guaidó, the leader of the opposition recognized or supported as interim president of Venezuela by fifty countries, calls on Venezuelans to take to the streets again on Tuesday, February 12. The mobilization will take place in Caracas and in several cities of the country, “as part of the celebration of Youth Day and will encourage the armed forces to allow the entry of humanitarian aid”, Explain El Nacional. This will be the third mobilization convened by the President of the National Assembly, after those of January 23 and February 2. While humanitarian aid, sent in particular by the United States, has been blocked for several days at the Colombian border, Mr. Guaidó also said on Monday that he had provided first aid to children in need. “It’s a first step. We know that is not enough. We therefore insist that humanitarian aid must enter Venezuela. they risk death,” did he declare.
United States: agreement in principle between Democratic and Republican parliamentarians to avoid a new “shutdown”. US Congressional negotiators announced on Monday that they had reached an agreement in principle on border security funding to avoid a new shutdown – the partial shutdown of federal administrations – at the end of this week, reports CNN. The four chief negotiators, Democrats and Republicans, refused Monday evening to go into the details of the negotiations. But when questioned by the press on the issue of funding for a border wall, Republican Senator Richard Shelby said: “We have an agreement on all that.” Less than a month after the longest shutdown in the history of the United States, “lawmakers are racing to find the common ground needed to secure a border security deal that is passed by both houses of Congress and signed into law by the president by midnight Friday, to avoid another partial government shutdown,” reports the American channel.
Apology from elected Democrat Ilhan Omar for remarks deemed anti-Semitic. US Democrat Ilhan Omar, who has served in the House of Representatives since early January, apologized on Monday for insinuating that her country’s support for Israel was fueled by government funding.AIPACthe main pro-Israel lobby in the United States. “The mea culpa of Mme Omar, a Minnesota lawmaker and one of the first two Muslim women elected to Congress, arrived after a day of bipartisan outrage over her tweet on Sunday night.trace the New York Times. His message had thus been condemned “quickly and wholeheartedly” by fellow Democrats, including House Speaker Nancy Pelosi. “Anti-Semitism is real and I am grateful to my Jewish allies and colleagues for teaching me a lesson in this painful history of anti-Semitic rhetoric”wrote M.me Omar in a statement posted on Twitter “My intention was not to offend my constituents or American Jews”she added, presenting “unequivocal apology”.
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