U.S. President Joe Biden signs a bill into law, targeting sanctions "on the government of Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega, to restrict multilateral bank lending, and to target regime corruption".
Sources: Al Jazeera
Sources: Al Jazeera
Nicaraguans head to the polls to elect their president. Incumbent Daniel Ortega seeks his fourth term despite condemnation of the election by the international community due to many opposition candidates being arrested and imprisoned.
North American energy company TC Energy terminates its Keystone Pipeline project, which many environmentalists and Native Americans have opposed, citing the risk of pollution and potential damage to wildlife. The move comes nearly five months after United States President Joe Biden signed an executive order to revoke the permit that was granted to the company for the construction of the project's fourth phase.
Arab Americans in Dearborn, Michigan, stage a protest across the city during a visit by U.S. President Joe Biden to the Ford River Rouge Complex over the United States' support of Israel's response to attacks from Gaza.
U.S. President Joe Biden declares a state of emergency following Friday's ransomware cyberattack against Colonial Pipeline, the largest fuel pipeline in the U.S., which transports 2.5 million barrels a day – 45 percent of the U.S. East Coast's supply of diesel, gasoline, and jet fuel.
The United States House of Representatives votes 219-212 to pass U.S. President Joe Biden's $1.9 trillion relief package, which would provide $1,400 in direct payments. The bill will head to the Senate for a vote.
United States President Donald Trump announces that he will not attend the inauguration ceremony of President-elect Joe Biden. Trump will be the first president to choose not to attend their elected successor's inauguration since Andrew Johnson in 1869.
Catholic bishops cancel the planned Episcopal Conference talks with the government after protests against Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega turn violent. According to the Nicaraguan Human Rights Center, pro-government armed groups killed 11 people.