Paraguay Voters Elect Conservative Economist as President
By Jack Nicas & Laurence Blair | The New York Times
Paraguayans elected Santiago Pena, a 44-year-old conservative economist, as their new president Sunday, keeping the South American nation in the control of the right-wing Colorado Party that has run the country for all but five of the past 76 years.
Biden Courts Son of Philippine Dictator He Once Opposed
By Regine Cabato & Sammy Westfall | The Washington Post
Philippine President Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. will meet President Biden at the White House on Monday. The visit comes just three months after the United States secured access to four key military bases in the Philippines—a deal hailed as a major step in Washington’s bid to counter China in the region.
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