Spain kicks off parliamentary negotiations on budget aimed at curbing populism

Spain kicks off parliamentary negotiations on budget aimed at curbing populism

MADRID, Oct 6 (Reuters) – Spain’s finance minister launched on Thursday what is likely to be a tough fight in parliament to get approval for a draft 2023 budget that features strong social spending and is partly aimed at containing the rise of populism amid economic anxiety . The current coalition government, made up of … Read more

US IRS identifies 79 tax fugitives in Mexico, neighbors

US IRS identifies 79 tax fugitives in Mexico, neighbors

WASHINGTON, Oct 6 (Reuters) – The Internal Revenue Service’s Criminal Investigation unit said on Thursday it has located 79 tax evasion fugitives in Mexico City, Belize, El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras in the first year of a new extradition initiative. The effort was made possible by a change in Mexico’s tax laws in 2020 that … Read more

US must do more to block harmful airline mergers, anti-monopoly group says

US must do more to block harmful airline mergers, anti-monopoly group says

Delta Airlines and an American Airlines planes taxi away from their gate ahead of the Thanksgiving holiday at Logan International Airport in Boston, Massachusetts, US, November 22, 2021. REUTERS/Brian Snyder Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register WASHINGTON, Sept 7 (Reuters) – The US Transportation Department (USDOT) must step up efforts to stop … Read more

US lawmakers look to crack down on airlines over canceled flights

US lawmakers look to crack down on airlines over canceled flights

WASHINGTON, Aug 9 (Reuters) – Two US House Democrats on Tuesday proposed making it unlawful for airlines to offer flights if they know they lack sufficient staff or to cancel flights close to scheduled departures because of foreseeable staffing issues. In a summer of growing frustration over tens of thousands of canceled flights, Representatives Jan … Read more