With the ceremony of installation of the Constituent Assembly in Venezuela this Friday, the unconstitutionality and arrogance of the Chavez regime condemn the country to international political isolation.
Pennsylvania Senator Bob Casey analyzed the effects that an eventual Republican-driven health counter-reform would have on the lives of millions of Americans.
President Trump attended the largest Scout community event, the Jamboree, at the Summit Bechtel Reserve, West Virginia, to ask the 40,000 children and youth what the entire country denies: loyalty.
House Republicans, who are now deliberating the government’s 2018 budget, pledge to eliminate deficits within a decade. Well, good luck with that. It must be obvious that chronic deficits reflect a basic political impasse that can be broken only if majorities in Congress do things they’ve refused to do: trim Social Security benefits; raise taxes significantly; control health spending. There is a giant mismatch between what Americans want from government and what they’ll pay for with taxes.
The Venezuelan opposition leader, Leopoldo López, was granted house arrest after spending three years in Ramo Verde prison.
This is not your father’s inflation -- and that’s good news. Business cycles often end when higher inflation causes a country’s central bank (the Federal Reserve in the United States) to raise interest rates, slowing the economy and, perhaps, triggering a recession. The good news: The next recession may be delayed, because the Phillips Curve has shifted.
The independent Congressional Budget Office (CBO) estimates that under the bill drafted by Republican senators, roughly 22 million Americans would lose their health insurance by 2026. That number includes some 6 million Latinos, 1 million of them children, according to La Raza.
Do we have a worker shortage? Maybe.
The Trump administration is determined to renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) -- which created a single market from Mexico’s southern border to the Yukon -- but the main political appeal of this policy rests on a popular myth: that “fair” trade requires the United States to have a surplus or balanced trade with both Mexico and Canada.
The REAL ID Act is coming to Pennsylvania in 2019, what does that mean?
The story of education in lower income neighborhoods is an all too familiar one. The struggle to obtain a stable education is a story of overcoming conditions that are less than favorable, much like the swamp plant. What is causing these students, especially Latinos, to fall behind? How can they grow from these meager and impoverished conditions?
The inauguration of Mexico's Grupo Modelo brewery new plant in southeastern Yucatan state can bee seen as a "turning point" in transforming the country into a "trustworthy destination" for investment.
Data on the most recent quarter triggered some disappointment among analysts, who had expected the sales of smartphones to reach 52 million units.
Let’s be clear: America is an undertaxed society. Our wants and needs from government -- the two blur -- exceed our willingness to be taxed.
Although the decision by FOX News to sack its ratings superstar Bill O’Reilly in the wake of revelations that FOX paid $13-million to settle multiple sexual harassment claims against O’Reilly sparked cheers in some circles, circumstances surrounding O’Reilly’s ouster do not merit a champagne celebration.
The mystical power that many attribute to the masks of the fighters begins in the patient hands of a seamstress who has dedicated his life to give a face to the Mexican superheroes.
Two new Venezuelan Restaurants, “Tartareperia 18.64,” and “Puyero Venezuelan Flavor”, mark the latest addition to the rich Latino cuisine of Philadelphia. They are part of a revolution in the city’s cuisine that traces its roots almost 30 years ago.
La conferencia anual Hispanicize celebra a partir del lunes su octava edición, convertida en el referente hispano de las nuevas tendencias en el campo de la información, los medios y el entretenimiento. La conferencia otorgará el premio "Latinovator" a la gimnasta y medallista olímpica Laurie Hernández.
Hispanicize is the one of the biggest events for Latino media and influencers. Starting today, event highlights include an intimate performance from Juanes and a Latinovator lunch honoring Olympian and Crest Ambassador Laurie Hernandez.
There was bound to be a political commotion when the Trump administration released its 2018 budget.
The Banana Growers Association of Colombia (Augura) is applying a strategy to restore Uraba, the country's principal producer of the fruit and a region stigmatized by violence.
You knew it all along: Economists can’t forecast the economy worth a hoot. And now we have a scholarly study that confirms it. Better yet, the corroboration comes from an impeccable source: the Federal Reserve.
The study compared predictions of important economic indicators -- unemployment, inflation, interest rates, gross domestic product -- with the actual outcomes. There were widespread errors. The study concluded that “considerable uncertainty surrounds all macroeconomic projections.”
If you were to read biology professor Bill Schutt’s new book “Cannibalism: A Perfectly Natural History,” you’d have lots to talk about at the dinner table.
There are, for instance, sections on how cannibalism is portrayed in popular culture, news stories and historical texts. Schutt investigates -- with dark humor -- how cannibalism works within different animal species and how it’s understood by humans of different nations, cultures and religions. Somehow he makes the subject fascinating, rather than gruesome.
”We have met the enemy and he is us.”
- the comic-strip character Pogo by Walt Kelly, 1970
The same may be true of the economy. So says Tyler Cowen, author of the new book “The Complacent Class: The Self-Defeating Quest for the American Dream.”
Although we’ve recovered from the Great Recession, there are widespread fears that the economy will stagnate or grow only slowly. Government won’t be able to handle the next crisis, whether a war, financial meltdown or pandemic.
We live in an age of disbelief. Many of the ideas and institutions that have underpinned Americans’ thinking since the early years after World War II are besieged. There is an intellectual and political vacuum into which rush new figures (Donald Trump) and different ideas (America First). These new ideas and leaders may be no better than the ones they displace -- they may, in fact, be worse -- but they have the virtue of being new.