Business, Life, Politics, World
Business, Life, Opinion, World
The Paradise Papers are the second biggest leak since the infamous Panama Papers in April 2016. Both of them uncovered the extensive offshore activities in so-called tax havens of major companies and wealthy individuals, from the US to Pakistan. But what do the Panama Papers actually tell us?
Americas, Canada, Business, Life, Opinion
Money is a funny concept. We regularly trade goods against colorful pieces of paper. But why? What makes money worth anything and how foolproof is it? Let’s take a quick and overly simplified tour through the history of currencies and see why money, after all, is nothing more than a neat idea.
Americas, Venezuela, Human Rights, Opinion, Politics
In the last ten years, Ontarians in Canada have seen a whopping $3.40 cent minimum wage increase from $8.00 per hour in 2007 to the $11.40 per hour we see today. Now, Kathleen Wynne wants to increase the minimum wage to $15.00 per hour — a $3.60 cent increase in less than two years. Many are shocked, most are appalled, and all business owners are deeply concerned.
Asia-Pacific, China, Politics
There is a reason we — Latin American countries and Venezuela in particular — are still called third world countries, sub-developed countries or, like we say in Spanish, “countries in the process of development.”
Americas, USA, Puerto Rico, Life, Politics
When Donald Trump pulled out of the Paris Climate Accord, people started wondering about the U.S.’s world economic power. Every other world leader stayed in the agreement, and it became clear for some countries that they wanted distance from the U.S.
Asia-Pacific, South Korea, Business, Life
As Daddy Yankee’s “Despacito” continues to dominate the U.S. charts as one of the most successful Latin American songs in modern U.S. history, many people are watching the music video and finding themselves drawn into the cities and beaches of Puerto Rico.
Americas, Venezuela, Human Rights, Life, Opinion, Politics
When you research the fastest growing economies in the world right now, South Korea naturally comes up at the top of the list. South Korea’s economy is not only dominating the cosmetic world with some of the best products regarding quality and price, but also the culinary world, technology, and even media.
Science & Tech, World
A few days ago, I was overwhelmed with the idea that my decisions were not mine anymore. I had this feeling of leaving my decision-making process to others, to chance and to some obscure strings that were pulling my life towards many different directions. I was not the owner of my future; my plans belonged to someone else.
Americas, USA, Business, Life
Ok, a lot has happened since the last time we talked about bitcoin. If you spend 1exahash/sec online (*obvious Bitcoin joke*), you will hear about it. Most likely, you will be bombarded by charts, statistics, posts, and videos about the subject.
The complete recreational legalization of cannabis in Colorado was a surprise and a delight to many, so how has it panned out? In general, pretty damn well for Coloradans with fewer people in jail, more cash out in the economy, and more new jobs available.