Detroit’s thousands of broken streetlights would be fixed faster and many would be removed under a plan by Mayor Dave Bing to upgrade a public-lighting system that dates back to the early 1900s in some areas.
As I stood clueless in the patch of sand that is Cabo Polonio’s downtown, a local provided directions to my hotel that were perfect for a Uruguayan beach village lacking conventional electricity and roads.
Baker & McKenzie LLP hired a team of more than 20 lawyers, including nine partners from Ramon & Cajal in Madrid. The lawyers, led by partners Alberto Alonso Ureba and Francisco Bauza More, will join Baker & McKenzie in Madrid on Aug. 1.
Detroit had its debt reduced deeper into junk status by Fitch Ratings, which cited the city’s potential default on a bond payment June 15 because of a legal dispute with the state over a financial rescue plan.