World

Indonesia is putting business before the environment and that could be disastrous for its rainforests

The omnibus jobs creation law was intended to simplify Indonesia’s complex web of overlapping regulations to make it easier for companies to do business in the country. It includes changes to more than 70 laws across the labor, business and environmental sectors. Indonesian President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo has promised the law will help boost the […]

Small Business

‘Shark Tank’ investor Kevin O’Leary: The No. 1 mistake that can destroy your business

Kevin O’Leary Scott Mlyn | CNBC Investor Kevin O’Leary knows firsthand the challenges entrepreneurs on Main Street are facing during the coronavirus pandemic. Many are struggling to survive to economic shutdowns and the rapid shift to the digital economy. “Twenty percent of the small private companies in my portfolio are going to fail,” he said […]

Small Business

Mexico identifies two women who may have received non-consensual surgeries in ICE detention

The finding is part of a larger Mexican investigation into allegations of improper medical care for detained migrant women at ICE’s privately-run Irwin Country Detention Center in Ocilla, Georgia. In a statement released during the weekend, Mexico’s Foreign Ministry said one Mexican national received “a surgical intervention” that she did not authorize. The ministry specified […]