Ted Cruz Jokes About That Time He Abandoned Constituents For A Cancun Trip

Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) was slammed by critics over the weekend for cracking a joke about his controversial Cancun getaway to attack President Joe Biden for taking a weekend trip to Delaware. Biden often returns to his home state for the weekend, an observation that the GOP Twitter page criticized as “running away from all the problems he has caused.” Cruz, who infamously flew to Mexico in February as thousands of Texans…

October 11, 2021

Protesters Take To New York City Streets As Vaccine Mandate For Teachers Goes Ahead

Protesters marched through Manhattan, New York City, on the evening of Monday, September 27. The protests came as a federal appeals panel said a vaccine mandate for public school staff and educators would go ahead as scheduled, reversing an earlier decision to pause it, the New York Times, reported. Teachers and school staff now have until Friday, October 1, to get their first dose of a COVID-19 vaccine. According to…

September 27, 2021

Nancy Pelosi Reiterates Infrastructure Vote Plans As Some Democrats Continue To Push Back

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi privately rallied Democrats in a caucus meeting Monday evening as the House began debate over the bipartisan infrastructure package. Pelosi signaled she plans to push forward with a Thursday vote on the Senate’s bipartisan infrastructure bill, regardless of the status of negotiations on the larger Democratic policy package with the Senate. Members believe it’s an attempt to pressure key senators to reach an agreement on the…

September 27, 2021

U.S. Issues New Sanctions On Cuba

July 31, 2021

U.S. President Joe Biden announced new sanctions on Cuba Friday, in response to the Cuban government’s crackdown on pro-democracy protesters. The U.S. Treasury Department said the sanctions would target two Cuban police force leaders, as well as the Cuban interior ministry’s national police force. A senior administration official said Biden has been working on a plan to provide wireless communications to Cubans and increase U.S. embassy staff in Cuba. Biden…


Reservas De Bolivia Han Caído A Niveles ‘preocupantes’: Fitch

July 2, 2021

(Bloomberg) — Las reservas de divisas de Bolivia han caído a niveles “bastante preocupantes”, lo que hace que el país sea más vulnerable a los choques externos, dijo Fitch Ratings. “Frente a un shock nuevo, las reservas no necesariamente ofrecen la protección que necesita Bolivia para proteger su economía y su régimen cambiario”, señaló el analista de Fitch Ratings, Todd Martínez, en una entrevista en video. “Bolivia tendría que recurrir…


Bipartisan Infrastructure Deal Back On Track After Walk-Back

June 27, 2021

WASHINGTON (AP) — A bipartisan deal to invest nearly $1 trillion in the nation’s infrastructure appeared to be back on track Sunday after a stark walk-back by President Joe Biden to his earlier insistence that the bill be coupled with an even larger Democrat-backed measure in order to earn his signature. Republican senators who brokered the agreement with the White House and Democrats to fund badly needed investments in roads,…