December 17, 2017

Tax reform would let big companies bring profits home, but would it send jobs abroad?

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From PRI’s The World The clock is counting down: Now that tax reform bills have made their way through the House and Senate, Republicans in both chambers are working to iron out the differences between the two bills — with a goal of overhauling the US tax system by December 22. This story is based […]

Mexico’s criminal and political worlds are shifting, and 2017 is off to the most violent start on record

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By Christopher Woody From Business Insider Mexico’s Institutional Revolutionary Party, in one form or another, ran Mexico as a de facto one-party state from the 1930s until 2000, when Vicente Fox interrupted the PRI’s hold on the presidency. The PRI returned to Los Pinos presidential palace in 2012, with the election of President Enrique Peña […]

Why are the ‘Panama Papers’ a big deal?

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By KUANG KENG KUEK SER From KERA NEWS By now you’ve probably heard of the “Panama Papers,” the name bestowed on a massive database leaked from a law firm based in Panama. The leaked documents show that the company, Mossack Fonseca, helps its clients set up offshore shell companies, some of which are allegedly linked to […]