Pro-democracy members of Hong Kong’s Legislature will resign “en masse” if Beijing will disqualify the four of them for failing to comply with the city’s Basic Law, said the bloc on Monday.
China delays its congratulations to President-elect Joe Biden’s victory pending the outcome of the votes.
The candidate of Puerto Rico’s pro-statehood New Progressive Party Pedro Pierluisi was elected as the island’s new governor as preliminary results released on late Saturday revealed he won the majority of votes.
Venezuelan interim president Juan Guaido and socialist dictator Nicolas Maduro congratulated Democratic nominee and former Vice President Joe Biden on his victory in the US presidential election.
Bolivian President-elect Luis Arce survived a dynamite attack on Sunday night after a meeting at the headquarters of his Movimiento al Socialismo party in Bolivian capital La Paz.
Turkish Finance Minister Berat Albayrak announced his resignation last Nov. 8, citing health reasons, amid the currency crisis in Turkey.
US attorney for the District of Puerto Rico Stephen Muldrow announced on Friday that Puerto Rico lawmaker Nestor Alonso was arrested on corruption charges, just a couple of days after winning reelection.
Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said on Friday morning that his government would review the country’s cooperation over drug policy with the United States, and how its agencies operate in the country.
Myanmar is preparing to go to the polls for the country’s second general election since the end of the full military rule, a vote that is expected to bring Aung San Suu Kyi back to power, however, this will exclude approximately 2.6 million ethnic-minority voters.
Hong Kong police have accepted more than 2,500 tip-offs since the establishment of a hotline for people to be able to report suspected breaches of the city’s extensive national security law.