Economy

American Jamón

 02/07/2017 - 05:08
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Acornseekers hopes to be selling its first legs of "Jamón" in America by 2018 for an eye-watering $1,000 a piece – three times what they sell for in Spain, reported El País.

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 Acornseekers hopes to be selling its first legs of "Jamón" in America by 2018 for an eye-watering $1,000 a piece – three times what they sell for in Spain. Photo: Commons Wikimedia

Job Growth Beats Expectations: U.S. Added 227,000 Jobs In January

 02/07/2017 - 03:01
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America’s economy created 227,000 new jobs in January, as the Obama administration ended and the Trump administration began.

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America’s economy created 227,000 new jobs in January, as the Obama administration ended and the Trump administration began.EFE/ARMANDO ARORIZO

Don't Forget to Buy Bread and Apps

 02/06/2017 - 04:13
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Due to digital deprivation, in Cuba app stores are brick and mortar stores, where technicians transfer apps to customers’ smartphones via USB cables attached to the shop’s computers. As reported in The Economist.

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Monday, February 6, 2017 - 3:57am
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 A group of people watching a video on a mobile phone in Havana, Cuba. Photo: EFE/Rolando Pujol

The Tech Legacy of Obama's Ambassador in Spain

 02/06/2017 - 02:58
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America’s ambassador under Barack Obama James Costos put startups on the map in Spain. Now, as he moves back to the US, El País reviewed the ecosystem he leaves in his wake

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Monday, February 6, 2017 - 2:45am
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America’s ambassador under Barack Obama James Costos put startups on the map in Spain. Now, as he moves back to the US, El País reviewed the ecosystem he leaves in his wake. Photo: Wikimedia Commons

The Death of a Bread Legend

 02/06/2017 - 02:35
 Lorenzo Servitje, founder of the Mexican multinational baker Grupo Bimbo, in Mexico City, Mexico. Lorenzo died last Friday, said the company. EFE/BIMBO. 
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One of the founders of Mexican multinational baker Grupo Bimbo died Friday in this capital. He was 98.

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 Lorenzo Servitje, founder of the Mexican multinational baker Grupo Bimbo, in Mexico City, Mexico. Lorenzo died last Friday, said the company. EFE/BIMBO. 

Fear and Loathing in Tijuana

 02/03/2017 - 05:32
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The Mexican border city of Tijuana is reacting with fear to President Trump, reports The Economist

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Friday, February 3, 2017 - 5:19am
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Memorial coffins on the US-Mexico barrier for those killed crossing the border fence in Tijuana, México. Photo: Tomas Castelazo/Creative Commons

How will President Trump affect the Colombian economy?

 02/03/2017 - 04:57
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After a tumultuous 2016 – both economically and politically – Colombia could use a period of stability. But with its neighbor to the north now entering a strange new era, uncertainly will continue,reports The City Paper Bogotá.

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Friday, February 3, 2017 - 4:34am
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People waiting for the bus in Bogotá, Colombia. Photo: EFE/MAURICIO DUEÑAS CASTAÑEDA

Borderwise: Helping Immigrants Get their Green Cards for just $1

 02/03/2017 - 03:13
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Borderwise, cofounded by a Penn student, is a startup’s legal app that helps immigrants apply for their Green Cards. In response to Pres. Trump, they'll do it for just $1

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Friday, February 3, 2017 - 2:51am
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Borderwise is a startup’s legal app that helps immigrants apply for their Green Cards. In response to Pres. Trump, they'll do it for just $1. A demonstration in a Florida airport against Trump's travel ban on January 30. Photo: EFE/Lorenzo Castro

Black, Latino workers accuse Amazon of discrimination in Massachussetts

 02/02/2017 - 04:42
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Lawyers filed complaint against Amazon with Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination Tuesday

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Thursday, February 2, 2017 - 4:28am
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Lawyers filed complaint with Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination Tuesday. Photo: Wikimedia

The Other Wall: Giant Wage Gap between US and Mexico explains Migration Flows

 02/01/2017 - 03:49
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The giant wage gap is the main reason for the incoming migration flows from Mexico to the US. Although trade and foreign investment has multiplied, this gap has hardly diminished since the entry of the free trade agreement, reports El País.

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EFE/Sashenka Gutiérrez

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