Eventos mundiales programados para diciembre
December 1, 2021 - December 31, 2021 - Todos los meses Graphic News publica una Agenda Mundial de eventos próximos que darán forma al mundo el mes entrante. Entre los eventos de diciembre: Olaf Scholz se convertirá en el nuevo canciller alemán, elecciones cruciales en Libia y Chile, lanzamiento del Telescopio Espacial James Webb de la NASA.
Dec, U.S.: President Joe Biden’s $1.75 trillion bill to expand the social safety net heads to the Senate, where Democrats aim to rally wavering moderates to pass the bill by year end despite Republican opposition.
Dec 2, UAE: Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Sharjah, Ajman, Umm Al Quwain and Fujairah united to found the Gulf state 50 years ago. Ras al Khaimah joined in 1972.
Dec 4, Russia: GES-2, a former power plant converted into a modern art museum by architect Renzo Piano, opens in Moscow. It could become as important on the art circuit as the Tate Modern in London or the Centre Pompidou in Paris.
Dec 6, India: Prime minister Narendra Modi welcomes Russian President Vladimir Putin, with defence and trade pacts expected to be signed at a summit that coincides with the delivery of the first batch of Russian S-400 air defence systems to India.
Dec 14, Myanmar: A junta court rules whether Aung San Suu Kyi broke Covid regulations at last year’s elections. She faces jail if found guilty.
Dec 18, French Guiana: NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope, which will allow astronomers to peer into the farthest reaches of the universe, lifts off from the Kourou spaceport.
Dec 19, Chile: Far-right politician José Antonio Kast and leftist congressman Gabriel Boric face off in a presidential runoff. It follows an unusually turbulent period in what was formerly one of South America’s most stable and prosperous democracies.
Dec 24, Libya: The entry of Saif al-Islam Gaddafi, son of deposed dictator Col. Muammar Gaddafi, into the presidential election is expected to further complicate efforts to hold the ballot in a country emerging from civil war.