Zelensky Thanks Allies Following German, US Tank Announcements

On Wednesday, January 25, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky thanked Western allies for their support, after Germany and the United States announced they would supply modern battle tanks to Ukraine. Earlier on Wednesday, German Chancellor Olaf Scholz gave the green light for the delivery of German-made Leopard II tanks after weeks of pressure from Kyiv and … Read more

Mexico’s Obrador Asks Biden to End US ‘Disdain’ for Latin America and the Caribbean During Bilateral Talks

Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador asked United States counterpart Joe Biden to end the “abandonment” of and “disdain” for Latin America and the Caribbean, as the two leaders held bilateral talks in Mexico City on Monday, January 9. Seated opposite each other in Mexico’s National Palace, Obrador called on Biden to boost economic engagement … Read more

‘You Will Never Stand Alone’: Biden and Zelensky Hold Joint Press Conference Following Bilateral Meeting

In a joint White House press conference following bilateral talks on December 21, US President Joe Biden praised Ukrainian counterpart Volodymyr Zelensky’s leadership, saying Zelensky had “inspired” the people of Ukraine and “the entire world.” Noting the visit to Washington was Zelensky’s first trip abroad since Russia invaded Ukraine in February, Biden said it was … Read more

Biden Says It’s ‘Unlikely’ Missile That Hit Poland Fired From Russia

Asked by a reporter if a missile that left two dead in Poland was fired by Russia, US President Joe Biden said: “There is preliminary information that contests that. I don’t want to say that until we completely investigate, but it is unlikely.” NATO and G7 leaders assembled for the G20 summit in Indonesia have … Read more

Bill Clinton Pledges Support for Protesters in Iran

Former US President Bill Clinton pledged his support for protesters in Iran on Tuesday, November 15, and called on the Islamic Republic to release all political detainees. In a video statement posted on Twitter, Clinton urged the Iranian regime to “immediately stop the abduction of protesters and release all political prisoners, many of whom require … Read more

Biden Delivers Pre-Midterm Address Warning American Democracy Is Under Attack

US President Joe Biden warned American democracy was at “risk” in an address in Washington on Wednesday night, November 2, ahead of next week’s midterm elections. In his 20 minute speech, the president condemned political violence and election denialism, pointing to last week’s attack on US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s husband, Paul Pelosi, at their … Read more

Protesters Disrupt LA City Council Meeting, Call for Resignations Following Leaked Comments

Protesters disrupted a Los Angeles City Council meeting on Tuesday, October 11, and called for the resignation of council members involved in a leaked audio recording in which the Los Angeles Times said racist remarks were made. During a conversation recorded in October 2021, the LA Times reported former council president Nury Martinez had said … Read more

Florida Governor DeSantis Says He Will ‘Facilitate Transport’ of Migrants to ‘Sanctuary Jurisdictions’

At a news conference in Okaloosa County, Florida, on Thursday, September 15, Gov Ron DeSantis addressed reports of migrants arriving in Massachusetts from Florida. The governor’s communications director, Taryn Fenske, told Fox News on Wednesday, “Florida can confirm the two planes with illegal immigrants that arrived in Martha’s Vineyard today were part of the state’s … Read more

Biden Meets Holocaust Survivors at Memorial Center in Jerusalem

US President Joe Biden attended a memorial ceremony on Wednesday, July 13, at Yad Vashem, the World Holocaust Remembrance Center, in Jerusalem, where he met Holocaust survivors, rekindled the Eternal Flame, and laid a wreath for victims. Following the ceremony in the Hall of Remembrance, Biden spoke with survivors Rena Quint and Giselle ‘Gita’ Cycowicz. … Read more