Sunday - Jan 17, 2021
  • Postpone new refinery, direct resources to essential activities: IMF   

    Postpone new refinery, direct resources to essential activities: IMF  

    The fund also urged more fiscal support to reduce economic effects of coronavirus by Mexico News Daily   The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has recommended that construction of the new oil refinery on the Tabasco coast be postponed. In a concluding statement after an official staff visit to Mexico, the IMF said that Pemex’s business

  • Mexico bans global brands’ dairy products for breaching standards

    Mexico bans global brands’ dairy products for breaching standards

    by the El Reportero‘s wire services   Mexico, Oct 14 – It is inadvisable to consume yogurt and cheeses in Mexico, as they are anything but dairy and, consequently, Mexico’s Economy Ministry and Federal Consumer Prosecutor’s Office (PROFECO) on Wednesday ordered to ban their sale. This was announced by Economy Minister Graciela Marquez and Ricardo

  • Costa Rica’s border shutdown brings about large losses to Panama

    Costa Rica’s border shutdown brings about large losses to Panama

    by the El Reportero‘s wire services   Panama, Oct 7 – Losses due to Costa Rica’s border shutdown caused by popular riots in its neighboring nation amounted to over 30 million dollars, according to Transporters Union. In statements to the press, Rodolfo De La Guardia, president of the Council of Logistics Company, assured the shutdowns

  • SF celebrates court decision blocking USCIS fee increases, urges immigrants to naturalize now

    SF celebrates court decision blocking USCIS fee increases, urges immigrants to naturalize now

    by the El Reportero‘s wire services   SAN FRANCISCO – San Francisco leaders celebrated a federal court decision that blocks U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) from increasing fees for citizenship and other immigration benefits. On Tuesday, a federal judge in the Northern District of California issued a preliminary injunction blocking the fee increases days

  • A bipartisan resolution was introduced recognizing Hispanic Heritage Month  

    A bipartisan resolution was introduced recognizing Hispanic Heritage Month  

    by the El Reportero‘s wire services   WASHINGTON, DC – Today, a commemorative resolution was introduced in the U.S. House and Senate recognizing Hispanic Heritage Month. The resolution is supported by members of Congress. “Too long have the contributions of Latinos been overlooked and underappreciated,” said Congressman Tony Cárdenas. Each year, the President designates September

  • Who’s really paying for that $10 Uber ride? Surprise: it’s your driver

    Who’s really paying for that $10 Uber ride? Surprise: it’s your driver

    by Sunita Sohrabji EMS Contributor   Gig economy workers, who now comprise more than one-third of the U.S. labor force, lost an estimated 75 percent of their income in the initial months of the COVID-19 pandemic. Gig economy workers comprise app-based drivers for ride-share and food delivery services, such as Uber, Lyft, Doordash, Instacart, and

  • How to read the news

    How to read the news

    NOTE FROM THE EDITOR   Dear readers,   Perhaps you heard it before: “the media is lying, they always lie.” Sometimes I say that to people when I believe they have been brainwashed by the media, although it’s been difficult to pin point any verifiable lie that you can remember. You know there is a

  • The link between obesity and diabetes

    The link between obesity and diabetes

    Study explains what happens when you don’t watch what you eat   by Skye Anderson Food.news   Insulin is an important hormone produced by our pancreas that allows our body to use glucose for energy. After a meal, our bodies break down carbohydrates from food into glucose molecules, which end up in our bloodstream. Insulin

  • Cherry up: Discover the 6 health benefits of cherries

    Cherry up: Discover the 6 health benefits of cherries

    by Leslie Locklear   Big things come in small packages. Just take a look at cherries. Considered some of the world’s most popular fruits, cherries were once endemic to Western Asia, although they are now cultivated in other regions, mostly in Europe and Asia. As noted by experts, there are two main species of cherries, namely, sweet