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More good news for Cuba

Obama has delivered on a campaign promise to ease some sanctions on Cuba. Now Americans with family in Cuba can send any sum of money, and travel at any time and frequency, for any reason, to Cuba. This is positive, … Continue reading

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When is a bonus not a bonus?

AIG is in trouble. Financial trouble, sure, but I’m talking about the naughty-corner type of trouble. Being a giant company deeply enmeshed in the financial system, AIG has been receiving money from the US government in order to prop it … Continue reading

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