A new report by the World Travel and Tourism Council projects that a steep rise in international tourism will create 61 million new jobs in G-20 countries. That may help offset some of the millions of factory and office jobs that will be replaced by robots and smart computers.
At least four Cuban doctors in Brazil say the Pan American Health Organization not only supervised a Brazil-Cuba deal under which they were forced to work for less than 10 percent of their salary, but that the regional institution made millions from the deal.
Mexico’s leftist president elect Andrés Manuel López Obrador’s economic announcements, as well as his invitation to Venezuelan dictator Nicolas Maduro to attend his inauguration, are already hurting the economy and driving down his approval ratings.
Dozens of Latin American and European countries are planning to cut or downgrade diplomatic relations with dictator Nicolás Maduro. While a largely symbolic gesture, it could set the stage for more meaningful actions.
The Brazil-Cuba agreement under which thousands of Cuban doctors worked in Brazil’s rural areas was scandalous, and the World Health Organization’s Pan American Health Organization looked the other way.
New foreign student enrollments in U.S. universities if falling for the second year in a row, especially from Latin American countries. Academics say President Trump’s anti-immigration rhetoric may have something to do with it.
The new Democrat-controlled House is highly unlikely to fund President Trump’s proposed border wall with Mexico and will seek to restore temporary Temporary Protected Status to Venezuelan, Honduran, Salvadoran and Haitian refugees.
Venezuelan president Nicolás Maduro is scheduled to attend President-elect Andrés Manuel López Obrador’s Dec. 1 inauguration in Mexico. That would be a big blow to the Group of Lima of Latin American democracies that have shunned the dictator.
The killing of a Washington Post columnist in Turkey, and the bombs sent to CNN and prominent U.S. public figures in recent days are only the latest reminders of an increasingly hostile climate against U.S. journalists. Did Trump’s comments that journalists are “the enemies of the people” make things worse?
Trump is using the caravan of Central American migrants heading to the U.S. border to energize his base for the Nov. 6 mid-term elections. Democrats are largely ignoring the issue and focusing on Trump’s cuts in health benefits. But is that a smart strategy?
Hispanic turnout in the Nov. 6 elections may be low, judging from the latest polls. That would be fatal for Democratic hopes to win the House of Representatives and keep President Trump from controlling all branches of government.
The landslide victory of far-right former army captain Jair Bolsonaro in Brazil’s first round vote last Sunday turns him into the front-runner for the Oct. 28 runoff election. Will he be a populist autocrat, like Russia’s Putin, Turkey’s Erdogan, and the Philippines’ Duterte?
An unprecedented petition by seven countries of the International Criminal Court to investigate Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro for possible crimes against humanity may be joined by major European countries, which would make it much stronger.