CUNA engaged w/ Kraninger testimony, Wells Fargo hearings this week

first_imgConsumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) Director Kathy Kraninger will appear before the Senate Banking Committee this week, one of her required semi-annual appearances. The House Financial Services Committee will also begin its series of hearings on Wells Fargo with two hearings this week.Kraninger will testify before the Senate Banking Committee Tuesday starting at 10 a.m. (ET).The Wells Fargo hearings come after the House Financial Services Committee conducted an investigation over the past year into Wells Fargo’s compliance with five regulatory orders issued in response to numerous practices that harmed consumers.The “Holding Wells Fargo Accountable” hearings scheduled for this week are:Tuesday, 10 a.m., “CEO Perspectives on Next Steps for the Bank that Broke America’s Trust;” and ShareShareSharePrintMailGooglePinterestDiggRedditStumbleuponDeliciousBufferTumblr continue reading »last_img read more

Regional Officials Warn that Illegal Migration from Brazil Could Increase COVID…

first_img“That is a dangerous situation,” he said, adding that he has since raised the matter with the local Toshaos. “They are 23 new cases in the region, that in addition to the 18 we had before. Of those 18, four have recovered and one died, so that is 23 and 13 active cases that we now have.” Parker said. Regional Executive Officer of Region 9, Carl Parker, said there have been 36 active COVID cases, all of being imported. But he made it clear that no resident of Lethem in Region 9 has been diagnosed with the virus and that the cases were imported from neighbouring Brazil. “Despite all the pleading, begging and information out there, persons are still not adhering to the safety guidelines,” Parker stated. “Persons are still coming across the border and when they reach the villages, residents are hiding them, so when the team shows up, they are told that they are no persons from the border. Community leaders have been called on to ensure residents are adhering to the health guidelines.center_img GEORGETOWN, Guyana – A senior regional official in Guyana says the coronavirus (COVID-19) situation in Region 9 of the country has become a challenge as a result of the increased number of illegal travel from Brazil. Staff conduct disinfection at Congonhas Airport in Sao Paulo, Brazil, June 16, 2020 (Xinhua/Rahel Patrasso) Guyana has recorded 389 cases of the virus with 20 deaths. Brazil is one of the countries in the world with a high number of deaths associated with the virus. As of July 28, Brazil recorded some 2,455,905 COVID-19 cases and 88,000 deaths. “But now we know persons are coming from the border. Those cases did not come from Lethem, we have no reports of anyone in Lethem with COVID, everything is from across Brazil,” Parker said, warning that the practice of harbouring migrants threatens local communities with the spread of COVID-19. CMClast_img read more