A former U.S lawyer has made a deal with Cuban government to buy 40 tons of charcoal from cooperative farms, which will be the first export llegally allowed after Obama eased trade embargo
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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Angry gasolinazo protests over the 20% hike in state-set fuel prices are the symptom of a tense dissatisfaction with politics, corruption and the economy, reports The Guardian.
Venezuelan Leader Nicolás Maduro ordered a 50% rise to minimum wage, but the increase is not enough to compensate the highest inflation rate in the world, reports El Mundo.
Days after Trump threatened Ford and Toyota with taxing vehicles produced in Mexico, the U.S branch of Fiat-Chrysler (FCA) announced on Sunday that it would invest a total $1 billion in plants in Michigan and Ohio.
After a 20 year boom, the future of the Mexican Auto industry is suddenly uncertain after a week in which sector was thrown into disarray and thousands of jobs were threatened, reports The Guardian.
President-elect threatened to tax General Motors for importing cars from Mexico, prompting rival Ford to announce it won’t open planned assembling plant in the south of the border.
2016 stands to go down as one of the strongest years for the U.S. economically since the mid-2000s, witnessing both a drop in unemployment as well as a rise in wages and consumer confidence. But the ecovery has been characterized by yawning gaps between the rich, the middle, and the poor. It has also been characterized by yawning gaps between cities, the suburbs, and rural areas.
Sol Trujillo published an OP-ED column in the Wall Street Journal to explain why is so wrong that Trump is on track to appoint the first cabinet in 28 years without a Hispanic.
Donald Trump won a political victory when he convinced the CEO of Carrier’s parent company, United Technologies, to keep 800 jobs in Indiana, instead of relocating them to Mexico. The Atlantic reports about why Trump's efforts run counter to a broader global trend,as most factory jobs haven’t been outsourced, they’ve just disappeared thanks to automation.
The Financial Times interviews Angus Deaton, winner of the Nobel Prize for economics in 2015. An optimistic defender of globalization, he believes Trump's success relies on his continuous references to income as he only means to happiness.
El País newspaper reports from the Morgue in Tlanepantla and talks with the relatives of the 32 people killed in the explosions at Tultepec.
Mayor Kenney's sweetened beverage or "Soda Tax"was ruled as legal in court on Monday.
Fatal injuries involving Hispanic or Latino workers rose 12 percent in 2015 to 903 fatalities, up from 804 in 2014, according to a report released last Friday by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.
The last five days have represented the total collapse of the Venezuelan economy. The President Nicolás Maduro seems to have taken the worst decisions through the Economic Emergency Decreed and the country is engulfed in absolute chaos.
On December 12th the President of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela, Nicolás Maduro, announced the annulment of the 100 Bolivar bill – the higher denomination and circulation banknote, according to the Venezuelan Central Bank.
Los últimos cinco días han representado el derrumbamiento total de la economía venezolana. El Presidente Nicolás Maduro pareciera haber tomado las peores decisiones a través del Decreto de Emergencia Económica y el país está sumido en el más absoluto de los caos.
El pasado 12 de Diciembre el Presidente de la República Bolivariana de Venezuela, Nicolás Maduro, anunció la anulación del billete de 100 Bolívares – el de mayor denominación y circulación en el país, de acuerdo al Banco Central de Venezuela.
President-elect Donald Trump met with the nation’s tech elite to discuss future ways of collaboration between the White House and the tech industry.
The gathering included Jeff Bezos of Amazon; Elon Musk of Tesla; Timothy D. Cook of Apple; Sheryl Sandberg of Facebook; Larry Page and Eric Schmidt of Alphabet, Google’s parent company; and Satya Nadella of Microsoft, among others.
The German discount retailer Lidl plans to open 150 stores in the Eastern Coast, including Pensylvania. The company has just bought a site in Philadelphia and it's considering other real estate operations in different states.
America's Dual Economy is growing: the middle class is stagnated, while a small core of the society gets to high-paying opportunities and jobs on Wall Street and Silicon Valley.
The most popular counter-argument against minimum wages advocates is that requiring higher pay will result in higher prices, fewer hours of work, and an overall reduction of jobs. But in 2014, 18 states and D.C. raised their minimum wages, and the results have been quite clearly positive for local economies, reports The Atlantic.
Almost all the prohibitions that are implanted in Cuba begin with a rumor. Now it is the turn of surgical steel, but not the one used in instruments in surgery rooms, but the one that is used to make jewels with the appearance of gold or silver. The first consequence has been the sharp fall in prices, the second, which is expected soon, to become clandestine.
Trade with Mexico creates approximately 4.9 million jobs in the United States, according to a new research from the Wilson Center, a non partisan think tank in Washington DC. Despite what President-elect Trump says, that means that one out of 29 American jobs depends on preserving an economic relationship with the U.S.’s southern neighbor.
El Corazón Cultural Center - home of Latino arts and culture in the Philadelphia area - celebrated on Wednesday that has expanded its facilities in El Barrio and claims to be the center of a resistance movement against intolerance against the Latino community.
El centro puertorriqueño El Corazón Cultural del Barrio de Filadelfia (Pensilvania) inauguró hoy la ampliación de sus instalaciones para reivindicarse como movimiento de resistencia ante la intolerancia contra la comunidad latina, informa la agencia EFE.
La directora ejecutiva de Taller Puertorriqueño, Carmen Febo-San Miguel, también reivindicó el espacio en una entrevista con EFE como una "posición política" ante los ataques a las minorías, entre ellas los latina, surgidos recientemente en el país.
Amid Trump’s promises to save thousands of jobs of being outsourced to Mexico and China, Walmart has announced its intention to carry on an investment of 1,300 million dollars in Mexico. The biggest American supermarket chain forecasts to double its sales in Mexico for 2025.
The investment will bring 10,000 new jobs into the country, where Walmart already employs over 200,000 people.
Can Silicon Valley disrupt the fast-food industry? Well, for those entrepreneurs who dream to 'save the world', motivations are strong: reduce meat consumption and eliminate foods that have big environmental and social impacts, like processed food or heavy dependent on intensive agriculture.