Trump administration moves to restrict immigrants who use public benefits

By Yeganeh Torbati WASHINGTON, Sept 23 : The Trump administration on Saturday said it would propose making it harder for foreigners to come to the United States or remain there if they have received or are likely to receive public benefits such as food aid, public housing or Medicaid. The proposed regulation from the Department […]

Argentina could shed 40,000 construction jobs amid crisis, executives warn Rpt

By Eliana Raszewski BUENOS AIRES, Sept 6 : Argentina could shed some 40,000 jobs in its construction sector in coming months as high interest rates hurt financing and the government scales back projects to cut its budget deficit, according to industry executives and union leaders. With the central bank holding interest rates at a punishing […]

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By Eliana Raszewski BUENOS AIRES, Sept 6 : Argentina could shed some 40,000 jobs in its construction sector in coming months as high interest rates hurt financing and the government scales back projects to cut its budget deficit, according to industry executives and union leaders. With the central bank holding interest rates at a punishing […]

Australia’s population to hit 25 million, a decade earlier than forecast

By Swati Pandey and Colin Packham SYDNEY, Aug 7 : Australia’s population will hit a record 25 million on Tuesday, almost a decade earlier than projected, as it attracts hundreds of thousands of migrants each year, latest government data shows. Every minute, one person arrives to live in Australia, the data shows, underpinning demand for […]

Brazil studying auction of rights to six unexplored mining areas in 2019

By Jake Spring BRASILIA, July 31 : – Brazil’s geological service is studying auctioning off mining rights in 2019 to six previously unexplored areas that have significant potential output of copper, gold, phosphate and other minerals, the head of the organization told Reuters on Monday. The geological service CPRM, which operates as a state company […]