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  World   Americas  16 May 2020

World, Americas, 16 May 2020

Just don't want to talk to Xi Jinping right now: Trump

The US’s criticism on how Chinese leadership handled the coronavirus outbreak has led to a spat between both the countries

16 May 2020 12:51 PM

In US, pandemic planning becomes political weapon

Trump has repeatedly said that the blame for inadequate supplies and machines to cope with an outbreak lay with his predecessor Barack Obama

16 May 2020 11:56 AM

Trump administration to restore partial funding to WHO

US will “agree to pay up to what China pays in assessed contributions” to the WHO, as said in the letter

16 May 2020 10:16 AM

China calls on US to pay its debts to the United Nations

US, meant to pay 27.89% of the peacekeeping budget in UN, cut it to 25% in 2017 and now runs up an annual shortfall of USD 200 million

16 May 2020 9:35 AM

Brazil's health minister resigns after one month on the job

Bolsonaro had earlier fired Teich's predecessor, Mandetta, on April 16, after disagreements over efforts to contain the new coronavirus

16 May 2020 9:09 AM

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