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.
On the evening of September 26th, hundreds of students, faculty members, scholars, policymakers, and practitioners gathered at the breathtaking Irvine Auditorium to hear from the 47th Vice President of the United States and the former Mexican President. The topic of the Perry World House dialogue? “The Future of the Global Order in an Era of Nationalism, Populism, and Retrenchment.”
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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
One of the founders of Mexican multinational baker Grupo Bimbo died Friday in this capital. He was 98.
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.
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
Lawyers filed complaint against Amazon with Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination Tuesday
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.
Contrariamente a la opinión popular, el comercio no es una causa importante en la pérdida de puestos de trabajo. Es cierto que las fabricaciones norteamericanas sufrieron una erosión drástica de puestos en el largo plazo, pasando de representar aproximadamente un tercio de los puestos no agrícolas en 1950 a un cuarto, a principios de los 70, y un 9 por ciento en la actualidad, según el economista Bradford DeLong, de la Universidad de California en Berkeley, en un ensayo publicado en Vox. Pero la causa fundamental es la automatización.
Backlash from big business grows over Trump travel ban. Amazon considers legal challenge to immigration order as others attack clampdown, reports The Financial Times.
After riding a wave of growth in Latino consumers, Orci, an ad agency's job focused on the Hispanic market, just got harder, reports the L.A. Times.
Donald Trump's visit to Philadelphia today is expected to spark protests and demonstrations around the city.
One good reason is that the President signed an executive order on Wednesday to strip federal funds from sanctuary cities like Philadelphia. As far as our city maintains its status as a "4th Amendment" or sanctuary city,-in order to protect illegal immigrants- the executive order will prevent it from getting access to any federal grants, blocked by the Department of Homeland Security.
In Davos, Mexico's main trade body dismissed the idea that Mexico has profited from globalisation at the expense of others, such as workers at US car factories.
When Ford announced that it was withdrawing from a $1.6bn car assembly plant in Villa de Reyes, the dreams of prosperity of many of its villagers faded away. Today, that half-finished factory sits idle, gathering dust in the desert, reports the BBC.
President Donald Trump began his efforts to dismantle Obama legacy by scrapping Trans Pacific Trade deal (TTP) and reinstated ban on providing federal funding to aid groups that perform abortions
A pesar de las amenazas de Comcast de que la ciudad sería demandada por la ley, el Alcalde Kenney ha compartido que firmará la legislación contra la discriminación salarial que fue introducida en el Ayuntamiento y que se encuentra bajo revisión.
“Podremos ser demandados o no”, dijo Kenney a una multitud a las afueras del Ayuntamiento, “pero el Consejo ha aprobado esta medida por voto unánime, y no veo una razón por la cual no deba firmarla”.
At the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, billionaire investor delivered bleak Brexit forecast and said Donald Trump is ‘gearing up for trade war’ but will fail, reports The Guardian.
Despite threats from Comcast that the city would be sued for the bill, Mayor Kenney shared that he will sign the wage discrimination legislation that was passed by City Council and under law review.
"We may get sued, we may not," Kenney said to a crowd outside of City Hall. "But Council passed this measure by unanimous vote, and I see no reason why I shouldn't sign it."
Throughout Philadelphia and the nation, an epidemic of wage theft leaves workers wondering why they’re not getting what’s owed them, reports The Philadelphia Citizen.
Concerns about the policies to be pursued by the incoming Trump administration have caused a freeze on new investment in maquiladoras on the Mexican side of the border, where thousands of workers in that industry face an uncertain future.
Ignoring Trump's border tax threats, the well-known German automaker has announced it will start producing its BMW Series 3 in its new plant in San Luis Potosí (Mexico) in 2019.
This week, The Atlantic "Americans at Work" photo essay features photographs of the daily lives and spaces of workers in Philadelphia's Municipal Offices, made by photographer Ryan Collerd.
After Gasolinazo, the rising price of tortillas piles pressure on Mexico, reports The Financial Times
Putin's world is the world of Trump, a world where national interests are replaced by international rules and customs.
Federal prosecutors announced criminal charges on Wednesday against six Volkswagen executives for their roles in the company’s emissions-cheating scandal. The automaker is set to pay $4.3 billion in criminal and civil penalties.
High-cost lenders are targeting these communities, preventing them from building wealth to pass on to their children.