News Wire | August 21, 2023 Archive

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Anticorruption Crusader Wins in Guatemala, in Rebuke to Establishment

By Simon Romero and Jody Garcia | The New York Times

Bernardo Arévalo, a polyglot sociologist from an upstart party made up largely of urban professionals, took 58 percent of the vote with 98 percent of votes counted on Sunday, the electoral authority said. His opponent, Sandra Torres, a former first lady, got 37 percent.

Netherlands and Denmark Confirm Plans to Provide Kyiv With First F-16s

By Roman Olearchyk and Richard Milne | Financial Times

The Netherlands and Denmark confirmed plans to provide Kyiv with more than 40 multipurpose F-16 fighter jets, Ukrainian president Volodymyr Zelenskyy said after visiting both countries. But the first transfers of the American-made jets for which Kyiv has long pleaded are likely to involve a lengthy pilot training process.

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