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miércoles, 6 de abril de 2011

How to Profit from Brazil's Booming Internal Growth

How to Profit from Brazil's Booming Internal Growth: "During his visit to Brazil two weeks ago, President Obama praised Brazil for its transformation into a thriving and increasingly affluent country. And I couldn't agree more!


Brazil rejects dam halt request

Brazil rejects dam halt request: "Brazil has said a request to halt work on its massive hydro-electric dam in the Amazon rainforest is unjustified despite environmental concerns. ...


Chile: mining engineers wanted

Chile: mining engineers wanted: "
The timing couldn't have been more appropriate: that day, several hundred bankers, traders and miners descended on Santiago for the largest annual gathering of the copper industry. On the tightness of the copper market, the delegates disagree; ...


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Cuba accuses Reuters journalist of collaborating with CIA

Cuba accuses Reuters journalist of collaborating with CIA: "By Summer Harlow The journalist in question, Anthony Boadle, who now works as a Reuters editor in Washington, was stationed in Cuba from 2002-2008, during which time he "published reports favouring local counterrevolutionaries and the interests of the ...


AFP: Cuba to drill five new oil wells by 2013

AFP: Cuba to drill five new oil wells by 2013

HAVANA — Cuba on Tuesday announced plans to drill five deepwater oil wells in ... In 2010, Cuba produced 21 million barrels of oil, about the same as it had ...

UN Lends Bolivia $8 Million For Poverty Alleviation | Scoop News

UN Lends Bolivia $8 Million For Poverty Alleviation | Scoop News: "The United Nations rural development arm has lent Bolivia about $8 million to fund projects to alleviate poverty in two departments, the agency reported ...


Lessons to be learned from Latin America

Lessons to be learned from Latin America: "After the years of austerity in the 1980s and 1990s, during which income poverty levels increased or stagnated, sustained growth in the past decade accompanied significant poverty reduction. Some 13% of Latin Americans lived in absolute poverty in 1980 ...


Confucius Classroom lands in Chile

Confucius Classroom lands in Chile: "The Confucian Classroom project was officially launched in the Santiago Instituto Nacional in Chile on April 4. The Office of the Chinese Language Council International, also known as Hanban or the Confucius Institute, plans to launch six Confucius ...


CESCO:Chile Copper Miners Naturally Hedged Against Peso -Codelco

CESCO:Chile Copper Miners Naturally Hedged Against Peso -Codelco: "By Carolina Pica Of DOW JONES NEWSWIRES SANTIAGO (Dow Jones)--Chilean copper producers have a "built-in insurance" mechanism that protects them from the ...


Circus School Helps Colombia's Disadvantaged

Circus School Helps Colombia's Disadvantaged

Circo Para Todos, her professional circus school in Cali, Colombia is heavily oversubscribed every year such is it's reputation. It enables kids to learn as well as to escape poverty and for many it's a life changing experience. ...

Emirates expands South American network with flights to Buenos Aires and Rio ...

Emirates expands South American network with flights to Buenos Aires and Rio ...: "Two of South America's most iconic cities will soon have a faster link to Dubai and over 100 destinations worldwide when Emirates commences its daily non-stop service to Rio de Janeiro and extension to Buenos Aires from 3rd January 2012. ...


Little Improvement for Mexican Drug War Reporters Despite ...

Little Improvement for Mexican Drug War Reporters Despite ...: "30 reporters have been killed in Mexico's drug war during the last four years. This week, three media summits in San Diego address press freedom and safety ...


Cuba Advocates Elimination of Nuclear Weapons

Cuba Advocates Elimination of Nuclear Weapons: "Havana, Cuba.- Cuba's representative to the United Nations said in New York nuclear weapons must be completely eliminated and that the international organization should give more priority to disarmament. Rodolfo Benitez stated the Cuban position when ...


Brazil fuel prices could rise, risking inflation

Brazil fuel prices could rise, risking inflation: "SA), which is Brazil's dominant refiner, seeks to maintain stable prices for the country's consumers by raising or lowering prices infrequently rather than allowing them to fluctuate with international markets. Twelve-month inflation has already ...


Argentina admits Paris Club debt talks 'arduous'

Argentina admits Paris Club debt talks 'arduous': "BUENOS AIRES, April 6 (Reuters) - Argentina is in "arduous" talks to repay up to $9 billion in defaulted debt to the Paris Club, the economy minister said on Wednesday, pushing back the expected date for a deal to sometime later this this year. ...


Brazil wants greater regulation of sugar, ethanol

Brazil wants greater regulation of sugar, ethanol: "By Leonardo Goy and Reese Ewing BRASILIA, April 6 (Reuters) - Brazil wants to increase regulation of the domestic ethanol market to ensure output, a senior government official said on Wednesday, signaling a move that could have major implications for ...


Tough times for Brazil's ethanol

Tough times for Brazil's ethanol: "But they can take small measure of comfort by comparison with their brethren in Brazil. High prices for sugarcane, the feedstock for Brazil's ethanol, have driven ethanol prices to record levels. Because ethanol is up to 25 percent of the blend in ...


Suspected drug mule arrested en route to SA

Suspected drug mule arrested en route to SA: "A suspected drug mule headed for South Africa was arrested at the Buenos Aires Airport in Argentina on Wednesday. The 24-year-old woman was stopped just minutes before she boarded a South African Airways (SAA) flight. She was found with pressed cocaine ...


The street art is as red hot as the nightclubs in this Buenos Aires barrio

The street art is as red hot as the nightclubs in this Buenos Aires barrio

Neighbourhoods in Buenos Aires have the ability to rise up from shabby, dusty, unknown corners to hubs of urban splendour in only a few years. Palermo, now considered the centre of Buenos Aires's restaurant and fashion scene, was practically a no-go ...

Archbishop addresses abuse, reaffirms commitment to justice ...

Archbishop addresses abuse, reaffirms commitment to justice ...: "Archbishop Ricardo Ezzati of Santiago, Chile reiterated the Church's commitment to eradicating sexual abuse.


PRico toddler dies after being left in hot car

PRico toddler dies after being left in hot car: "AP Police in Puerto Rico say a toddler has died after being found unresponsive in a sweltering car parked outside his gynecologist mother's workplace. Police say the 21-month-old boy was left for hours in a car seat Monday while his apparently ...


UN Lends Bolivia $8 Million For Poverty Alleviation

UN Lends Bolivia $8 Million For Poverty Alleviation: "UN Rural Development Fund Lends Bolivia $8 Million For Poverty Alleviation New York, Apr 5 2011 11:10AM The United Nations rural development arm has lent ...


Cuba to allow small-scale mining by individuals

Cuba to allow small-scale mining by individuals: "The economic reforms undertaken by President Raul Castro include planning new ways to deal with Cuba's housing crisis. Martinez made the statement at the opening of the 6th Cuban Earth Sciences Convention, a meeting lasting until Friday of some 700 ...


Brazil at a Crossroads for LGBT Rights

Brazil at a Crossroads for LGBT Rights: "“Millions have been lifted from poverty.” In a speech delivered in Brasilia the day before, Obama extolled Brazil for its remarkable economic growth rate and its transition from dictatorship to open democracy. Thomas Shannon, the US ambassador to ...