Mexican automakers want ‘essential’ industry designation

MEXICO CITY — Mexican car makers are lobbying the government to be designated an essential industry so they can keep part of their nearly one million workers on the job, as measures to the fight coronavirus keep plants idle, the country’s top auto lobby said on Tuesday. Read More …read more Source:: Nationalpost       

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Construction sites will be shut if they do not comply with coronavirus guidelines, LA mayor says

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti said Tuesday that new guidelines are now up for ensuring construction sites are taking the necessary precautions against COVID-19, and the city is proactively enforcing them. City inspectors are going out to construction sites each day “to verify compliance with these safety guidelines,” he said Tuesday, March 31. “Any (construction) […]

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Money Market Fund No Longer Accepting New Cash Amid Historic Scramble Into Treasury Bills

Money Market Fund No Longer Accepting New Cash Amid Historic Scramble Into Treasury Bills Even before the March market meltdown, the T-Bill market was starting to exhibit symptoms of shortage which was hardly a surprise: after all, as part of its “not-QE” farce where Powell desperately tried to fool the market that he wasn’t engaging […]

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U.S. says two locally employed staff at foreign missions died of the coronavirus

WASHINGTON — Two locally employed staff at U.S. foreign missions, one in Indonesia and one in the Democratic Republic of Congo, have died of the coronavirus, the U.S. State Department said on Tuesday, its first pandemic-related losses among staff. Read More …read more Source:: Nationalpost       

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U.S. emergency medical stockpile nearly out of protective gear as demand rises -officials

WASHINGTON — An emergency stockpile of medical equipment maintained by the U.S. government has nearly run out of protective gear that could be useful to combat the coronavirus pandemic, according to two officials with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. Read More …read more Source:: Nationalpost       

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Texan spring break group tests positive for coronavirus after Mexico beach trip

MEXICO CITY — Twenty-eight students who returned to Texas after spring break at Mexico’s Cabo San Lucas beach resort have tested positive for coronavirus, although Mexican officials pushed back against the suggestion that they picked up the virus at the tourist spot. Read More …read more Source:: Nationalpost       

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