Articles tagged “red tape”

Shutdown 2013: No Passports, Closed Museums and Other U.S. Shutdown Challenges

Shutdown 2013: No Passports, Closed Museums and Other U.S. Shutdown Challenges

Reuters

Anything that certain partisan Congressman can do to prevent the U.S. from instituting relatively sensible reforms that will bring about affordable healthcare for millions must be a win for someone. Right? Meanwhile: You better hope your passport hasn't expired.

6 years ago

The world’s most open countries to go to, turns out, are mostly remote

The world’s most open countries to go to, turns out, are mostly remote

Rafat Ali, Skift

Visa-on-arrival, the new currency of the globally-connected world.

6 years ago

FCC head says airport and other public Wi-Fi will get faster

Reuters

Genachowski and the FCC's actions to free up a band of the digital spectrum will mean users will see faster speeds very soon.

6 years ago

More than half of UK legislators want government to consider scrapping high air taxes

Oliver Smith, The Daily Telegraph

The air tax has the dual purpose of both raising tax revenues and discouraging air travel -- ostensibly to help the environment. Instead, it's seen as a hostile imposition that discourages travel and trade.

7 years ago

Despite eased regulations, U.S. to Cuba travel is still confusing

In theory, travel to Cuba from the U.S. is easier now. But travelers may have better luck with the time-honored method of traveling via Canada or Mexico to avoid the high prices and red tape.

7 years ago