Congress Begins Impeachment Against President Trump – After months of reluctance, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi formally gave the green light to impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump. The last straw was the information, exposed by a federal agent, about a phone call in which President Trump presses the Ukrainian president to investigate his possible opponent in next year’s elections, Joe Biden, and his son. The House Intelligence Committee is beginning its inquiry, as José López Zamorano reports from Washington.
Young Environmentalists Sue Polluters at International Court – Concerned about the threat that global warming represents for their future, millions of young people in 150 countries around the world took to the streets last week. In addition, young leaders from several countries, led by Swedish teenager Greta Thunberg, filed a lawsuit with the United Nations accusing a group of industrialized countries of violating children’s rights. José López Zamorano brings the details on the court case.
At United Nations, Father of One of the 43 Disappeared at Ayotzinapa Demands Justice – Five years after the disappearance of 43 young people studying to be teachers at a rural school in Ayotzinapa in the highlands of southern Mexico, their whereabouts is still unknown. The incoming Mexican administration has formed a new investigative commission in which some of the students’ parents are participating. Meanwhile, in New York, the father of one of the disappeared marked the fifth anniversary with a march and rally demanding justice in front of the United Nations building. Marco Vinicio González reports.