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jueves, 7 de abril de 2011

Brazil Feb Use Of Industrial Capacity 83.6% Vs 83.1% In Jan

Brazil Feb Use Of Industrial Capacity 83.6% Vs 83.1% In Jan: "BRASILIA (Dow Jones)--Brazil's use of installed industrial capacity jumped in February to its highest level in three years, signaling more pressure from heated local economic activity and inflation. According to data released by Brazil's National ...


Cuba reports sugar production to be akin to 2010 - KansasCity.com

Cuba reports sugar production to be akin to 2010 - KansasCity.com: "Cuba's 2011 sugar production will be similar to or slightly higher than last year's total, which was the worst in more than a century, officials said Wednesday.


Prince gives $250000 to Columbia, SC Poverty Zone

Prince gives $250000 to Columbia, SC Poverty Zone: "Prince gives $250000 to Columbia, SC Poverty Zone. Pretty damn classy. http:// www.thestate.com/2011/04/04/1764379/a-prince-of-a-gift-for-eau-claire.html ...


11 killed in 'unprecedented' Brazil school shooting (AFP) | Stock ...

11 killed in 'unprecedented' Brazil school shooting (AFP) | Stock ...: "RIO DE JANEIRO (AFP) – A heavily armed man entered his former Rio school Thursday and opened fire, killing 10 children and wounding 18 people.


Brazil Rejects Challenge to Huge Dam in the Amazon - NYTimes.com

Brazil Rejects Challenge to Huge Dam in the Amazon - NYTimes.com: "The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights had raised concerns about the displacement of indigenous people and the environmental effects of the ...


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, ...


Brazil inflation to slow soon - finance minister

Brazil inflation to slow soon - finance minister: "BRASILIA, April 7 (Reuters) - Inflation in Brazil will slow in coming months, the country's finance minister, Guido Mantega, said on Thursday. Twelve-month inflation in Brazil sped to 6.3 percent through March, close to the ceiling of the government's ...


11 students die in Brazil school shooting; police kill suspect

11 students die in Brazil school shooting; police kill suspect: "[Update 3:43 pm] The number of students killed in a shooting rampage inside a school Thursday in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, has risen to 11, Rio de Janeiro's health secretary said. Thirteen students remain injured, including four in critical condition, ...


More Cuban political prisoners released to exile in Spain

More Cuban political prisoners released to exile in Spain: "Under the terms of an agreement brokered by Cardinal Jaime Ortega y Alamino of Havana, the Cuban government is releasing 75 political prisoners. Most have accepted exile in Spain, although some are insisting that they will remain in Cuba. ...


Mexico mass graves add fuel to public's anger over drug war

Mexico mass graves add fuel to public's anger over drug war: "
The US-Mexico border is at the center of another gruesome scene in Mexico's drug war. Nearly 60 bodies were discovered by authorities this week about 80 miles from Brownsville, Texas – not far from where 72 US-bound migrants were found dead in a ...


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"Cuba After Castro" Series at Miami's St. Thomas University

"Cuba After Castro" Series at Miami's St. Thomas University: "MIAMI, April 7, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Most Reverend Felipe de Jesus Estevez, Auxiliary Bishop of the Archdiocese of Miami, gave a presentation on the outstanding pastoral and social work done by the Catholic Church in Cuba and the many ...


Guest column: Improving U.S. policy toward Bolivia

Guest column: Improving U.S. policy toward Bolivia: "President Barack Obama recently returned from a trip to Latin America - a region of key importance to the US, especially to Florida. Over 20 percent of Floridians are of Latin descent, and our economy is linked to the region's prosperity. ...


Rising drug trafficking to challenge next Peru president

Rising drug trafficking to challenge next Peru president: "Observers blame the problem on an increase in demand in Europe, Asia and Latin America as well as pressure on Peru due to the success of the US-backed Plan Colombia that shifted drug production elsewhere in the Andes. Garcia complained last year about ...


Argentina: Commodity prices create favorable domestic scenario

Argentina: Commodity prices create favorable domestic scenario: "The solid growth and reduction of poverty in China is expected to keep commodity prices high and maintain a favorable context for Argentina in particular and commodity producers in general. ... In the last Clean Energy Congress celebrated in Buenos Aires, Kent Westergtard, director for South America of the Finnish company Wärtsilä, confirmed that Argentina has great potential to generate electric power using soy oil. The executive also declared that in the current ...


Judge instructs jury in trial of Cuban militant Posada

Judge instructs jury in trial of Cuban militant Posada: "Jury instructions marked a major milestone in the slow-moving trial against the former CIA operative accused of lying to US immigration officials about his alleged role in a series of bombings in Cuba in 1997 and about how he sneaked into the United ...


Experts seek to help Cuban entrepreneurs

Experts seek to help Cuban entrepreneurs: "AP MIAMI — A coalition of US business leaders and economic experts on Thursday advocated new efforts to spur private enterprise in Cuba and help its residents. The Washington-based Cuba Study group and several nonprofits laid out a proposal including ...


Gold: Another Close Loop of Poverty | Fairplanet

Gold: Another Close Loop of Poverty | Fairplanet: "But it is the poor people in Colombia who is trapped in another close loop of poverty: If the government is putting an end to the illegal gold mining they ...


Chile, Colombia & Peru revive joint stock market plan

Chile, Colombia & Peru revive joint stock market plan

SANTIAGO, Chile, April 7 (UPI) -- Plans for a three-nation joint stock market linking Chile, Colombia and Peru received a boost after tests of an integrated trading system showed encouraging results, officials said. Market integration has long been the ...

60000 teens go hungry to fight poverty

60000 teens go hungry to fight poverty: "Money raised supports World Vision's long-term development efforts to eradicate child hunger, preventable illness, poverty and injustice around the world. The 30 Hour Famine will provide assistance in countries including: Bangladesh, Brazil, Cambodia, ...


Brazil Consumer Prices Rose 0.79% in March, Nearing Limit of Target Range

Brazil Consumer Prices Rose 0.79% in March, Nearing Limit of Target Range

By Alexander Ragir and Iuri Dantas - Thu Apr 07 12:34:24 GMT 2011 Brazil's consumer price increases slowed less than expected in March, nearing the upper limit of the government's target range on food prices and transportation. ...

WMass business leaders in Puerto Rico

WMass business leaders in Puerto Rico: "SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (WWLP) - Several members of the business community in Western Massachusetts are in San Juan, Puerto Rico this week hoping to increase business opportunities. The members of the Massachusetts Latino Chamber of Commerce are teaming ...


30 suspected drug mules nabbed in 4 months

30 suspected drug mules nabbed in 4 months: "On Wednesday, a 24-year-old Filipino woman was apprehended at the Buenos Aires Airport in Argentina. She was caught with cocaine with a street value of R3million, just minutes before boarding a South African Airways (SAA) flight. ...


Experts seek to help Cuban entrepreneurs

Experts seek to help Cuban entrepreneurs: "AP MIAMI -- A coalition of business leaders and economic experts are offering a list of ways the US government and ordinary citizens can support entrepreneurs in Cuba. The Washington-based Cuba Study group and several nonprofits on Thursday will lay ...


Rising drug trafficking to challenge next Peru president

Rising drug trafficking to challenge next Peru president: "The issue has been overshadowed in campaigning by promises to sustain Peru's economic boom or to tackle poverty and crime, apart from broad declarations to "declare war" on drug trafficking. "The candidates don't know how to or really want to approach ...