Colombians will elect a new Congress this weekend in a vote that will gauge support for President Juan Manuel Santos’s attempts to secure a peace deal with Marxist guerrillas.
Quebec’s borrowing costs are rising as independence once again becomes an election issue in Canada’s second largest and most indebted province.
Canada is bracing for another fight with Quebec separatists.
As lawmakers in Oslo debate whether to ban their $840 billion sovereign wealth fund from investing in coal companies, the country has opened a new coal mine in the Arctic Svalbard archipelago.
Romania’s coalition government shattered after 14 months in power as the Liberal Party withdrew and forced Socialist Prime Minister Victor Ponta to shore up a ruling majority to back a new cabinet by March 4.
Canada will emphasize tax reductions for families ahead of both lowering its debt burden and boosting spending, Finance Minister Jim Flaherty said.
Canadian Liberals are gearing up for next year’s election by seeking to reestablish the party’s credentials on the economy and national unity.
Romania’s governing coalition is on the brink of breaking up as the Liberal Party, a junior member, may quit amid a row over personnel changes.
Quebec Finance Minister Nicolas Marceau pledged to balance the budget in 2015-16 while offering to protect head office jobs in a spending plan that sets the stage for a possible spring election.
The chances are weakening that Romania’s ruling coalition will reach an agreement over proposed cabinet changes, threatening the break up the alliance, according Liberal Party Chairman Crin Antonescu.