A Republican immigrant from Jamaica is running against Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

July 19, 2019

A New York Republican immigrant businesswoman is challenging Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D) for her seat in Congress. Here’s what we know Scherie Murray immigrated to the United States from Jamaica as a child. She founded her own company in 2004, although she has since left it to focus on being a mother. On Wednesday, she launched a campaign to run against Ocasio-Cortez in 2020. Murray accused Ocasio-Cortez of focusing more on…

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How 10 Countries Respond to Facebook’s Libra Cryptocurrency

July 12, 2019

A growing number of governments have responded to Facebook’s cryptocurrency plans including China, France, India, Japan, South Korea, Russia, Singapore, Thailand, the U.K., and the U.S. Several intergovernmental organizations have also weighed in such as the European Central Bank and the Bank of International Settlements. Also read: G20 Leaders Issue Declaration on Crypto Assets – A Look at Their Commitments Facebook’s Libra Project Facebook unveiled its plans last month for…

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