Rosario Murillo, President Daniel Ortega’s wife, has risen by winning over the poor and the public, but also by pushing out many in Mr. Ortega’s inner circle.
Leandro Barbieri, who earned the nickname Gato, recorded 35 albums between 1967 and 1982, and received a Latin Grammy lifetime award in 2015.
 Startup life is tough and hectic. You’re busy. We get it. That’s why we extended the Startup Battlefield Applications for TechCrunch Disrupt New York. You now have until February 28th at 12pm PT to get your startup application in. Apply now! Why apply? Well, the numbers are in and they speak for themselves. As of January 2017, the TechCrunch Startup Battlefield companies have… Read More
 Have you ever wished you could stand on deck as a 160-foot rocket lands an arm’s length away from you, after a short trip into space? Yeah, me too, but perhaps watching it on VR is a the slightly safer option. SpaceX just shared a gorgeous 360-degree video with the world, and if you happen to have a VR headset, now would be a good time to dig it out and strap it to your noggin. Read More
Philippe Martinez, whose views were shaped by longtime ties to the Communist Party, has refused to back down in his union’s fight against a proposed labor law.
 It wasn’t so long ago that venture capital was a suburban California phenomenon. Los Angeles didn’t have much in terms of a real tech scene — and even San Francisco only had a few VCs or tech companies. Now, VC offices have sprung up in San Francisco, moving more of the investment energy up there. That great migration of companies and activity touches upon what is now… Read More
The president spent time at a monastery and went shopping, but he also used a visit to a university to press for passage of the Trans-Pacific partnership.
The ruling brings to a close a case that cast a spotlight on social inequality and the excesses of the financial sector in one of Asia’s richest cities.