Tag: economy

Successful Movement Against COFINA Negotiations

Successful Movement Against COFINA Negotiations

After hours of demonstration, spokespersons from several sectors described the expression of opposition against the agreement of the Fund of Interest ...
UK workplace rights reform doesn’t look disruptive to gig economy giants

UK workplace rights reform doesn’t look disruptive to gig economy giants

The UK government has set out a labor market reform package it bills as a major upgrade to workplace rights in the era of disruptive gig economy p ...
Puerto Rico’s Violent Crimes is Daily Life

Puerto Rico’s Violent Crimes is Daily Life

From gun blazing in broad day light in the streets, to carjackings at street lights, Puerto Rico has been suffering from a fast deterioration of publi ...
Puerto Rico COFINA Bonds and Forgotten Detroit

Puerto Rico COFINA Bonds and Forgotten Detroit

The deal presented to Judge Laura Taylor Swain today to renegotiate the obligations to be paid out under COFINA bonds is in retrospect an extremely ge ...
URGENT: PROMESA Negotiates To Keep Puerto Rico Underwater

URGENT: PROMESA Negotiates To Keep Puerto Rico Underwater

  Swain concludes that the Fiscal Oversight Board (JSF) and the administration of Ricardo Rosselló complied with all the requirements of t ...
Fresh Direct Comes To The Bronx

Fresh Direct Comes To The Bronx

  This past week The Bronx witnessed the grand opening of its first Fresh Direct facility, the largest online fresh food grocer in the Northea ...
Puerto Rico bet on cannabis to activate economy

Puerto Rico bet on cannabis to activate economy

Although the foundations for the development of the medical marijuana business have not yet been clearly presented, the Rosselló admin ...
US going Penniless and without a Nickel

US going Penniless and without a Nickel

This might be a good thing for elementary school students, so when the teachers ask the student how much five is pennies? the kid can answer “noth ...
Puerto Rico Declares Bankruptcy – US Congressional Failure

Puerto Rico Declares Bankruptcy – US Congressional Failure

      Protestors in San Juan, P.R., on Monday. The island has about $74 billion of bond debt, and about $49 billion of u ...