Victor Alejandro Martinez

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The board has spoken: Puerto Rico to be hit with painful austerity measures

Interim Director Ramon Ruiz said there are no other options given the island's dire economic situation and recommended that the government act quickly.<p>"We allowed this to reach too critical of a point," he said. "Everyone will be impacted by the decisions that will be made."<p>Gov. Ricardo Rossello …

No descartan nuevas enmiendas al proyecto del empleador único

El senador por San Juan y presidente de la Comisión de Gobierno, Miguel Romero, adelantó hoy que está evaluando la medida del empleador único que fue …

The Inevitability Of Impeachment

After just one week.<p>Trump has been trying to govern by impulse, on whim, for personal retribution, for profit, by decree ― as if he had been elected dictator. It doesn’t work, and the wheels are coming off the bus. After a week!<p>Impeachment is gaining ground because it is the only way to get him …

Samsung has finally offered an explanation for last fall's smartphone meltdowns

Last fall, Samsung was forced to recall millions of Galaxy Note 7 phones after dozens of consumers reported that they were spontaneously overheating. At a Monday morning press conference in Seoul (Sunday evening in the United States), the Korean giant announced the results of an extensive …

Galaxy Note

A Republican proposal could be our best chance to save net neutrality

When the Federal Communications Commission established strong network neutrality rules in 2015, its leading critic was Ajit Pai, a member of the commission’s Republican minority. Now under Donald Trump, Pai is leading the FCC, and on Wednesday he announced plans to scrap those Obama-era protections.<p>…

Net Neutrality

John McCain Not Happy With Trump’s NSC Shake-up or the Entry Ban

On Saturday night, as protesters streamed into airports around the United States to protest his ban on refugees and citizens of seven majority-Muslim …

“I’m, like, a smart person”: Forget inauguration size and business success — Trump’s biggest lie concerns intelligence

<b>Donald Trump (Reuters/Jonathan Ernst)</b><p>Beneath Trump’s public bravado is a deeply insecure, troubled man who is unfit to be president<p>Peter Dreier<p>January 30, 2017 9:00am (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on AlterNet.<p>The only two words Donald Trump has uttered more frequently than “you’re fired” …

Donald Trump

What Happens If Net Neutrality Goes Away? - MIT Technology Review

The “days are numbered” for the net neutrality rules enacted by the U.S. Federal Communications Commission under Barack Obama, at least if you take …

Net Neutrality

Trump, South Korea's Hwang agree to strengthen defenses against North Korea: White House

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump and South Korean Acting President Hwang Kyo-ahn agreed to take steps to strengthen joint defense capabilities to defend against North Korea’s nuclear threat, the White House said on Sunday after a telephone call between the two leaders.<p>South Korean …

North Korea

Trump’s Immigration Ban Is Already Harming American Science

Iranian scientists have been a major boon to everything from Mars exploration to Ebola-fighting to advanced mathematics.<p>Samira Asgari had been preparing for the trip for months. She had just earned her Ph.D. from a Swiss university and was ready to start a postdoctoral fellowship at Brigham and …

A Clarifying Moment in American History

There should be nothing surprising about what Donald Trump has done in his first week—but he has underestimated the resilience of Americans and their institutions.<p>I am not surprised by President Donald Trump’s antics this week. Not by the big splashy pronouncements such as announcing a wall that he …

How I learned 5 languages in one year

Last year was incredibly busy, but productive and fun.<p>My little daughter had just turned two. She was enrolled in early development programs with a <i>"Kindergarten is Too Late"</i> approach. We had no nannies or grannies to help clean our apartment or feed a hungry husband (a standard set of …