Chile: new government in office

On Friday (March 11), Gabriel Boric took office as President in a ceremony in Congress. The 36-year-old candidate from the left-wing party alliance Apruebo Dignidad clearly prevailed over the far-right candidate José Antonio Kast in the run-off election on December 19 last year. Boric received the most votes for a Chilean president in the […]

CDU politician dies aged 91

In April of this year, Kurt Biedenkopf made another big appearance, albeit on a smaller scale. The University of Leipzig awarded him, the lawyer, professor and politician, an honorary doctorate for his life’s work. “During his time as Prime Minister of the Free State of Saxony, he never forgot to support university issues,” said Rector […]