Elba Esther Gordillo, a former Institutional Revolutionary Party leader who has headed Mexico’s biggest teaching union for more than two decades, was arrested and charged with using workers’ funds to pay for personal expenses from a private plane to plastic surgery.
Adriana Pires, a human resources manager in Rio de Janeiro, had a pleasant surprise when she prepared her income taxes: the 8,000 reais ($4,575) she paid for breast implants and liposuction are tax-deductible.
July 17 (Bloomberg) -- On today's "Weird Wall Street," Adam Johnson, Matt Miller, and Alix Steel discuss the high price of plastic surgery, built-in espresso machines, and feline mayors. They speak on Bloomberg Television's "Street Smart." (Source: Bloomberg)
When British field hockey goalkeeper Abi Walker isn’t trying to stop balls smashed at speeds up to 70 miles an hour, she’s busy as a surgeon on the operating table. She sees similarities between the two skills.