Deadline for Raising the Debt Ceiling Approaches: What Will Happen if it Is Not Raised? - With less than a month to go before the deadline to raise the debt ceiling, there is no agreement in sight between Republican and Democratic leaders. The Republican majority in the House passed a bill that makes raising the debt ceiling conditional on deep cuts to social spending. President Biden has warned that he will veto the measure. If there is no timely fix and the debt payment is not met, the nation risks plunging into an economic crisis. José López Zamorano brings us the details from Washington.
More Tension on the Border as Title 42 Ends - Thousands of asylum seekers have gathered in the border city of Ciudad Juarez and are anxiously awaiting the suspension of so-called Title 42, the policy that allowed migrants to be expelled due to the pandemic health emergency. Anticipating a massive increase in migration, the municipal government of El Paso has declared a state of emergency, while President Biden sent troops to the southern border. Mariana Pineda reports from El Paso, Texas.
Celebrating Composer Whose Music Was Made Famous by Salsa Icons - Iconic salsa musicians like Héctor Lavoe, Willie Colón and Celia Cruz have sung the compositions of Puerto Rican Miguel Angel “Mike” Amadeo. He is also the owner of Casa Amadeo, the oldest Latin music store in New York City. This week, Miguel Angel celebrates his 90th birthday. He says he is grateful to life for being able to pursue his two passions. Santiago Florez spoke with don Miguel Angel, and we bring you a summary of his inspiring story from the Bronx in New York.