Puerto Rico: More than 100,000 jobs are at risk as Puerto Rico recovers

WASHINGTON — Nearly 100,800 jobs could be at risk of being lost when Puerto Rico’s recovery is complete, a top U.S. Treasury official said Friday.The jobs count is based on new jobs created and employment levels in each of the states that are not expected to return to full capacity until early 2019, Treasury Secretary Jack Lew said at a […]

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How Cuba’s government is using the internet to censor its citizens

SAN FRANCISCO — The island nation of Cuba is a closed society.But the government’s crackdown on social media and the Internet has become increasingly sophisticated, and the results are a torrent of censors’ accounts.The government is also using Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat and other social media to censor citizens and spread misinformation, according to people familiar with the situation.The crackdown, which […]

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What’s the deal with Puerto Rico’s Puerto Rico Federal Office?

Posted March 15, 2019 06:12:08 The Puerto Rico federal government announced on Thursday that it has decided to merge its office in Washington, DC, with that of the U.S. territory’s government.The move is intended to cut down on duplication of effort and ease travel and logistics.The announcement comes on the heels of Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rossello’s announcement in March […]

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How to solve the quorum problem for the US Senate

New Zealand’s Government has confirmed that it has an investigation into the discovery of a mysterious flying object in New Zealand, prompting an emergency meeting of parliament.According to the NZ Herald, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade (MFAT) is conducting an inquiry into the object.“We are conducting an investigation to determine the facts surrounding the discovery,” the report read.The […]

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