America in English
Young migrants a humanitarian issue, California gov. says in Mexico
0 | MEXICO US/MIGRANTS
Mexico City, Jul 28 (EFE).- Visiting California Gov. Jerry Brown agreed here Monday with Mexico's top diplomat that the massive flow of unaccompanied children from Central America into the United States is a humanitarian issue, not a question of security or law enforcement.
Rousseff denounces pessimism about Brazilian economy
0 | BRAZIL ECONOMY
Sao Paulo, Jul 28 (EFE).- Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff on Monday denounced the "unacceptable pessimism" that exists surrounding her country's economy, a situation she compared with the criticism that Brazil's national soccer team received during the recent World Cup tournament.
U.S. allocates $91 mn to alleviate housing shortage in Puerto Rico
0 | PUERTO RICO HOUSING
San Juan, Jul 28 (EFE).- The federal Department of Housing and Urban Development will allocate $91 million to more than two dozen Puerto Rican municipalities to alleviate the constantly increasing housing shortage caused by the economic crisis that has prevailed on the island for almost seven years.
Spending in Spain by foreign tourists rises 7.8 pct
0 | SPAIN TOURISM
Madrid, Jul 28 (EFE).- Foreign tourists who visited Spain in the past six months spent 26.35 billion euros ($35.4 billion), up 7.8 percent from January-June 2013 and new record for any six-month period, the government said Monday.