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The 5 things you should know this December 12: President of Peru seeks early elections


President of Peru will promote agreement for early elections. Ukraine tries to repair its electrical network. The Fed could raise interest rates again. In addition, the semifinals of the World Cup in Qatar 2022 are coming up. This is what you need to know to start the day. First the truth.

The president of Peru will promote an agreement for early elections.

Ukraine tries to repair its electrical network.

The Fed could raise interest rates again.

In addition, the semifinals of the World Cup in Qatar 2022 are coming up. This is what you need to know to start the day.

First the truth.

1. They seek early elections in Peru

The president of Peru, Dina Boluarte, offered a message to the nation at dawn on Monday in which she expressed her intention to reach an agreement with Congress to advance the general elections to "April 2024", among other considerations such as a reform of the political system.

Meanwhile, there have been several protests in support of former President Pedro Castillo, who is in custody.

At least two people have died in the department of Apurímac after clashes between protesters and police.

  • Congress of Peru approves a bill that removes the immunity of former President Pedro Castillo

  • At least 20 injured after clashes between protesters and police in Andahuaylas, Peru

2. There are 4 games left to finish the World Cup in Qatar

The World Cup enters its last week and the action will return in the semifinals this Tuesday with the confrontation between Argentina and Croatia.

On Wednesday France will go against Morocco.

Subsequently, the game for third place will be played on Saturday and the final the following Sunday.

Messi, Modric, Mbappé, Amrabat… who will raise the cup?

  • There will be a new ball for the semifinals and final of Qatar 2022

The keys of France to reach the semifinals 1:53

3. Ukraine launches missile attack on Melitopol

Melitopol, in Ukraine's Zaporizhia Oblast, has been under Russian occupation since early March.

Multiple explosions were heard in the city this weekend, and officials from both countries report missile attacks.

Amid the fighting, which is also taking place in the self-proclaimed Donetsk People's Republic and in annexed Crimea, the Ukrainians are trying to repair their already battered power grid in the dead of winter and with dwindling supplies.

4. The Fed would raise interest rates again

On Wednesday the US Federal Reserve will make an announcement, possibly an interest rate hike.

Investors are hoping it will be a smaller increase than the last four hikes.

Now, as long as inflation remains a problem, the Fed will have to tread carefully.

Read this analysis.

5. Karen Bass is already the mayor of Los Angeles

Bass was sworn in as Los Angeles' first female mayor on Sunday, marking another landmark achievement in her career.

Kamala Harris, the first woman and the first black woman to become US Vice President, administered the oath of office at Los Angeles City Hall.

This was what Bass said at the ceremony.


at coffee time

It is the day of the Virgin of Guadalupe

The fervor of Catholics is felt on this date by the patron saint of the Americas.

The Basilica of Guadalupe in Mexico will receive thousands of pilgrims.

NASA's Artemis I mission concluded successfully

NASA's Orion capsule splashed down in the ocean this Sunday and completed a 25-and-a-half-day unmanned journey around the Moon.

The Artemis II mission would take off in 2024.

Opinion: Why 'Harry & Meghan' is a real disappointment

“Harry and Meghan's fatal mistake – both the couple and the film – is to think they can control how others see them.

None of us can,” says Dr. Peggy Drexler.

This Ecuadorian travels to all the soccer world cups thanks to an award she won

Since the 1998 World Cup in France, the Ecuadorian María del Jesús Pinargote has attended all the world cups.

This is the story of how she did it.

Do you really need a new smartphone every 2 years?

Our desire to always have the latest smartphone comes at a high environmental cost.

Find out how to get more out of your devices.

the figure of the day


Twitter will auction off dozens of items from its San Francisco office on January 17, with starting bids for all items ranging from $25 to $50.

quote of the day

"Thank you Portugal.

Thank you, Qatar.

The dream was beautiful while it lasted..."

Cristiano Ronaldo, the forward of the Portuguese team, said it in his first statements after his team was eliminated from the Qatar 2022 World Cup by Morocco.

And to finish…

Watch the moment a 3-year-old girl realizes her family is at her dance recital

It was Emmy's first performance at the Unity Dance Spectrum in Massachusetts.

Her mother captured the precious moment when the girl realized that her parents, grandparents, aunts, uncle and little sister were in the crowd.

Watch a girl's reaction to seeing her family at her dance recital 0:54

Source: cnnespanol

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