The government of Venezuelan president Nicolás Maduro is responsible for the worst human rights violations in the country's history, Amnesty International has said in a recent report.
In an ironic twist on "Mexico will pay for the wall", some of the $14 billion seized from convicted Mexican drug lord Joaquín "El Chapo" Guzmán could be used to finish building a wall on the United States southern border.
Trump declares #nationalemergency to fund the #wall
Amazon on Thursday canceled its plans to build an expansive corporate campus in New York City after facing an unexpectedly fierce backlash from lawmakers, progressive activists and union leaders, who contended that a tech giant did not deserve nearly $3 billion in government incentives. https://www.nytimes.com/2019/02/14/nyregion/amazon-hq2-queens.html