Economy


Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden speaks at McGregor Industries in Dunmore, Pa., Thursday, July 9, 2020. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
This Is How Joe Biden Plans to Remake the American Economy

Biden said his new $700 billion plan would rebuild the American economy, spur innovation, and create as many as five million new jobs in the United States.

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Why Puerto Rico Is Really Pissed At Forbes Right Now

The local government reopened the island to travelers on July 15, despite the increase in COVID-19 during the last few weeks. An article by Forbes encourages people to travel to the island 'a promising antidote for current trouble times.'

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Trump’s Failure to Reopen Safely Could Hurt Him on the Last Issue Voters Trust Him With: The Economy

There’s reason to believe Trump’s numbers on the economy may dip, however.

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A Cosmetologist, a Mother of Three, a Waiter: Here Are the Faces of Puerto Rico’s Unemployed

Laid-off workers share their stories of frustration, hunger, and uncertainty in face of the inefficiency of the island’s Labor Department.

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Katiry González’ Land of Prosperity

Not being fluent in English didn’t stop the insurance broker from positioning her company in first place among three Florida counties while helping the Latino community.

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What We Know About Puerto Rico’s New Labor Department Boss — And What He Plans To Do

A better electronic system and fewer gatherings of people in one place are some of the promises made by the new secretary on his first day of service.

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Violence Breaks Out As Puerto Rico’s Unemployment System Breaks Down

The stabbing of a man and threats to employees have forced the department to change its claim-filing process amid its secretary's resignation.