An estimated 6.3 million undocumented workers are in the US. But who are these migrants, and why are they coming? This morning, the Pew Hispanic Center released a ground-breaking study with some surprising answers. From the Marketplace Americas Desk at WLRN in Miami, Dan Grech reports.
This morning the Federal Housing Administration said it will pay the mortgages of some Hurricane Katrina victims for a year... but there are a few conditions. From WLRN in Miami, Dan Grech has more.
The Federal Housing Administration announced today that it will pay the mortgages of hurricane victims for a year... at least, those with a federally insured loan. From WLRN in Miami, Dan Grech reports.
President Hugo Chavez is working hard to bring his country's oil industry under state control... and he's succeeding. Dan Grech reports.
A group of architects, engineers and private citizens offers recommendations today about how to rebuild the Big Easy in the wake of Katrina. Dan Grech looks at the proposals.
The Connecticut legislature just became the first in the country to pass a public financing system that affects all statewide races. It could provide a model for other states. From WLRN in Miami, Dan Grech reports.
The L.A. Times reports that the US military has paid Iraqi newspapers to run dozens of articles favorable to the US... articles written by US military personnel and placed as independent reports in Iraqi papers. Dan Grech talked to the Times' Borzou Daragahi.
There's a working population in New Orleans taking the lead in reconstruction efforts, and they may permanently alter the Crescent City. As Dan Grech tells us, that's sparked a wide-ranging debate.
Cable companies are being pushed by consumers to let them pay only for the channels they want, known as "a la carte billing." That movement just got a big new advocate. From WLRN in Miami, Dan Grech reports.