Mexico president marks year in office with party and protests

World / Politics Dec 2, 2019

Mexico president marks year in office with party and protests

Thousands of Mexicans packed into the capital's central square Sunday to celebrate President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador's first year in office, while thousands more marched down the city's main avenue to protest violence and other ills in the country. The mood in the Zocalo was ...

Business / Economy Nov 22, 2019

U.S. labor market and manufacturing data point to slowing economy

The number of Americans filing applications for unemployment benefits was unexpectedly unchanged at a five-month high last week, suggesting some softening in the labor market. While other data on Thursday showed a mild pick-up in factory activity in the mid-Atlantic region this month, manufacturers reported ...