Joseph Lhota was Rudy Giuliani’s deputy on Sept. 11 and head of the agency that brought back the subways after Hurricane Sandy. He says that makes him the most qualified candidate to keep New York City from reverting to the days of crime and dysfunction.
Cuban dissident blogger Yoani Sanchez, on her first visit to the U.S., said the death of Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez will help fuel economic changes beyond the government’s control on the Caribbean island.
After a self-imposed silence following the November election, Paul Ryan came out swinging last week: swinging at the federal budget. The Republican House Budget Committee chairman said he can eliminate the deficit in 10 years without raising revenue. From $1 trillion to zero in 10. Can it be done?
Cuban dissident Yoani Sanchez embarked on her first trip abroad in five years, arriving in Brazil a month after travel restrictions were eased by the communist government that is keeping tabs on her visit.
With his well-worn serious expression and preternatural calm, Ray McGuire, Citigroup Inc. global head of corporate and investment banking, quoted the rap song “3 Kings”: “We started out mopping floors. And now we front row at the awards.”
Cuba detained activist and blogger Yoani Sanchez in the eastern city of Bayamo, where she was attending the trial of a man charged in the driving death of another dissident, the pro-government Cuban blog Yohandry said.