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New York Approves MA Degree Program in Translation & Interpreting

New York Approves MA Degree Program in Translation & Interpreting

RIUSS applauds Spanish MA Program at CUNY. New York, NY [CapitalWirePR].-RIUSS, the Research Institute of United States Spanish reports that New York State has approved a Master of Arts in Translation and Interpreting program for Chinese, Russian and Spanish to be taught at Hunter College (CUNY).  Hunter is now the second institution of higher learning in New York […]

Alleged Narcotrafficker and High-Ranking Cartel Member Extradited from Uruguay to the USA

Alleged Narcotrafficker and High-Ranking Cartel Member Extradited from Uruguay to the USA

WASHINGTON – A Mexican national will have his initial appearance in federal court in the District of Columbia later roday [Friday 15] on charges related to his alleged involvement in a criminal conspiracy to distribute cocaine and methamphetamine. Assistant Attorney General Brian A. Benczkowski of the Justice Department’s Criminal Division and Acting Administrator Uttam Dhillon […]

La Riva Stands in Solidarity with Lakota Nations’ Right to Protect Their People from COVID-19!

La Riva Stands in Solidarity with Lakota Nations’ Right to Protect Their People from COVID-19!

PSL presidential candidate Gloria La Riva issued a statement backing the leadership of the Oglala Lakota Nation on Pine Ridge Reservation and the Cheyenne River Nation in South Dakota, who are maintaining their right to establish road checkpoints to protect their people from COVID-19.  Governor Kristi Noem has refused to implement measures adopted in other […]

Catastrophe

Catastrophe

By Isaac Cohen* Only a term that describes a sudden and profound damage, such as a catastrophe, can describe what happened to the level of employment in the United States during the last eight weeks. More than 33 million persons requested unemployment benefits, in just seven weeks, the highest number ever recorded in such a […]

Again in the Eye of the International Press

Again in the Eye of the International Press

By Celia Medrano (*) For the second time this year, The Washington Post dedicates its editorial to the President of El Salvador. The first one was after the militarization, by orders of the president, to access at the Parlament facilities on February 9 with the title “The President of El Salvador alarmingly violates the democratic […]

ANSWER Condemns Latest U.S. Plots Against Venezuela

ANSWER Condemns Latest U.S. Plots Against Venezuela

The ANSWER Coalition condemns the latest acts of aggression against the government of President Nicolás Maduro and people of Venezuela, attempted by paramilitaries on May 3 near the coastal town of Macuto, and another thwarted infiltration today of eight terrorists, May 4, 40 miles west of Macuto, in Chuao near the sea. The Venezuelan authorities […]

Severe Downfall

Severe Downfall

By Isaac Cohen* The term “severe downfall” was used by Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell, last week, to describe the consequences of the “abrupt halt,” in several sectors of economic activity, decreed to deal with the “public health crisis” caused by the spread of the coronavirus. At the usual press conference, after the last meeting […]

A 10-Year-Old Litigant

A 10-Year-Old Litigant

By Celia Medrano (*) In a case without precedent, a 10-year-old girl filed a Habeas Corpus appeal in favor of her mother, who had been arrested. The Constitutional Chamber of El Salvador’s Supreme Court has admitted the petition, basing its decision on the Law for the Comprehensive Protection of Children and Adolescents (LEPINA). In Resolution […]

Remittances

Remittances

By Isaac Cohen* From the perspective of low and middle-income economies, the economic impact of the pandemic immediately hurt commodity prices, significantly those of oil. Last week, the World Bank revealed another major setback for the developing economies, in the form of the “sharpest decline of remittances,” the money sent by migrant workers to their […]

Collapse

By Isaac Cohen* The agreement reached last week between Russia, Saudi Arabia and the United States, to cut production by almost 10 million barrels per day (bpd), generated great expectations that it would stabilize oil prices. Last Monday, the market denied that expectation when oil price futures in the United States fell into negative territory, […]

NY Gov. Cuomo Rules Out Relief for Undocumented Residents

NY Gov. Cuomo Rules Out Relief for Undocumented Residents

In New York, Governor Andrew Cuomo refused Thursday to commit to providing emergency relief to millions of undocumented immigrants living in New York, after California announced one-time payments of up to $1,000 per immigrant household. Gov. Andrew Cuomo: “When you are broke, it would be irresponsible to do these things. I do hope and believe […]