Wednesday, April 27, 2016

120 Are Charged in Gang Takedown in the Bronx - The New York Times

120 Are Charged in Gang Takedown in the Bronx - The New York Times:



"In what the authorities said was believed to be the largest gang takedown in the history of New York City, 120 people were charged on Wednesday with participating in murderous drug gangs in the northern Bronx."



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Fed Keeps Rates Steady and Says Labor Market Is Improving - The New York Times

Fed Keeps Rates Steady and Says Labor Market Is Improving - The New York Times:



"WASHINGTON — The Federal Reserve left its benchmark interest rate unchanged on Wednesday even as it said that labor market conditions were improving and inflation had picked up."



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Tuesday, April 26, 2016

Mexico Runs Away From the Truth - The New York Times

Mexico Runs Away From the Truth - The New York Times: "In December 2014, President Enrique Peña Nieto of Mexico traveled to the state of Guerrero, where months earlier 43 college students who were headed to a protest in Mexico City had vanished under murky circumstances and were presumed to have been massacred."



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Monday, April 25, 2016

Mexico’s Self-Image Problem - The New York Times

Mexico’s Self-Image Problem - The New York Times:



"DURING my many years as a correspondent in Mexico, some of my best reporting happened around dinner tables. So on a recent trip back, I dined with a range of old contacts to catch up on how Mexico was handling its most pressing challenges, like the 2014 student massacre in southern Mexico, which shocked the world and ignited protests across the country."



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The 8 A.M. Call - The New York Times

The 8 A.M. Call - The New York Times:



"Back in 2008, one of the ads Hillary Clinton ran during the contest for the Democratic nomination featured an imaginary scene in which the White House phone rings at 3 a.m. with news of a foreign crisis, and asked, “Who do you want answering that phone?” It was a fairly mild jab at Barack Obama’s lack of foreign policy experience."



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For Bernie Sanders, Not Just Two Americas, but Nine - The New York Times

For Bernie Sanders, Not Just Two Americas, but Nine - The New York Times:



"For Senator Bernie Sanders, there are not just two Americas, there are at least nine."



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