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martes, 3 de mayo de 2011

Cuba school board seats new members

Cuba school board seats new members: "Cuba Middle-Senior High School was presented an award for being a "green" school. Several board members, staff and community members attended the presentation. Communications included attendance reports, letter to and from Senator Koehler for his visit ...


Honduran Resistance Leader Visits Cuba

Honduran Resistance Leader Visits Cuba: "HAVANA, Cuba, May 3 (acn) The general deputy coordinator of the National Front for Popular Resistance in Honduras (FNRP), Juan Barahona, met in Havana with a member of the Secretariat of the Central Committee of the Cuban Communist Party (CC PCC), ...


OECD advocates further pension reforms globally

OECD advocates further pension reforms globally: "We cannot risk a resurgence of old-age poverty in the future. ... as well as for Argentina, Brazil, China, India, Indonesia, Russian Federation, ...
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Experian expands in Latin America

Experian expands in Latin America: "It also owns Venezuela's only credit bureau as well as other operations in Peru. Experian's move into Colombia comes at a time when banks are stepping up their consumer finance lending to the continent's emerging middle-class. ...


Chile SQM to hike potash output to 2 million tons

Chile SQM to hike potash output to 2 million tons: "SANTIAGO, Chile -(MarketWatch)- Sociedad Quimica y Minera de Chile SA (SQM, SQM-B.SN), one of the world's leading fertilizer and specialty-chemical producers, will increase annual potash production to 2 million metric tons in 2013, from an estimated ...


Chile Retailer Cencosud Sees 2011 Sales Reaching $14B

Chile Retailer Cencosud Sees 2011 Sales Reaching $14B: "SANTIAGO (Dow Jones)--Chilean retail holding company Cencosud SA (CENCOSUD.SN), which has been pursuing an aggressive regional expansion plan, expects to see sales of $14 billion this year, the company's chief financial officer Daniel Rodriguez said ...


Multinational Companies Target Developing Cities for Increased Profits

Multinational Companies Target Developing Cities for Increased Profits: "The article also claims that the products targeted to lower-income neighborhoods in developing cities create entrepreneurial opportunities that elevate individuals out of poverty. One example is the city of São Paulo, Brazil. “São Paulo is a voracious ...


Chile's Cap Seeks To Enter Colombian Steel Processing Market

Chile's Cap Seeks To Enter Colombian Steel Processing Market: "By Anthony Esposito SANTIAGO -(Dow Jones)- Chilean integrated iron ore and steel producer Cap SA (CAP.SN) aims to enter Colombia's steel processing market, Chief Executive Jaime Charles said Tuesday. Cap seeks to enter Colombia, which is growing at a ...


Brazil: 16, 5 million people surviving under $43 monthly income

Brazil: 16, 5 million people surviving under $43 monthly income: "During press conference, the minister for Social Development, Tereza Campello, said that the government will announce a new plan entitled “Brazil Free of Poverty” before June. The plan will be an addition to the program Bolsa Familia (Family Allowance) ...


Cuba: Professionals Awaiting their Chance — Global Issues

Cuba: Professionals Awaiting their Chance — Global Issues: "Cuba's opening to private enterprise still leaves out many professionals who have yet to find a way to use their skills and potential in non-state industries , although they have not lost hope that the rules of the game will change.


Iran and Cuba to boost media cooperation

Iran and Cuba to boost media cooperation: "
According to IRNA, Ramin Mehmanparast who is currently visiting Cuba, in a meeting with Daniel Sergio Lopez emphasizing the ever increasing importance of public diplomacy in foreign policy, particularly the role of the audiovisual media in that respect ...


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World Bank links violence to poverty

World Bank links violence to poverty: "The report noted that while the civil conflicts that killed hundreds of thousands of people across Central America in the second half of the 20th century have ended, they have left legacies of violence and weak institutions that fail to curb organized ...


World Bank links violence to poverty

World Bank links violence to poverty: "Violent crime in these countries, and others in Latin America and the Caribbean, cause millions of dollars in indirect costs. “Indirect costs — associated with stress and trauma, time off work due to violent incidents, and lower productivity from ...


Angry passengers in Buenos Aires set fire to trains

Angry passengers in Buenos Aires set fire to trains: "
A train derailed in Buenos Aires on a busy line that connects the city's commercials district with suburbs to the east. It left thousands of people stranded at stations. Commuters got so angry at the delays that they set fire to train cars in three ...


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Where is the World Bank's energy sector strategy headed?

Where is the World Bank's energy sector strategy headed?: "During the 2011 WB Spring Meetings, a group of organizations from Latin America worked together for two weeks to advocate for their perspectives and proposals on the EsE. The delegation was composed of: the International Association for Environmental ...


Fewer American homes own TV sets

Fewer American homes own TV sets: "... Tuesday, May 3, 2011 TV ownership in the US has fallen for the first time in 20 years due to poverty and the Internet. The young and restless watch TV online. Joseph Cogel, 7, stares at a High Definition Plasma Television set in Miami, Fla. ...


Diabetes cell implant company approved for Argentina clinical trial

Diabetes cell implant company approved for Argentina clinical trial: "Living Cell Technologies Limited, a company pioneering the development of a cell implant to treat diabetes, has obtained approval to commence a Phase II DIABECELL clinical trial in Buenos Aires, Argentina, DIABECELL's third jurisdiction to date which ...


Anti-graft group warns against 'green resource curse'

Anti-graft group warns against 'green resource curse': "The government is working on plans to deploy the revenues it earns from lithium to support poverty reduction and development. But Bolivia does not have a ...
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Mexico prosecutor picks right-hand woman for drug war

Mexico prosecutor picks right-hand woman for drug war: "Attorney General Marisela Morales announced Monday she has picked another woman to lead Mexico's brutal fight against feuding drug trafficking cartels. Morales, who became Mexico's first female attorney general just under a month ago, selected Patricia ...


Four title belt victories takes Mexico to fifteen world champions

Four title belt victories takes Mexico to fifteen world champions: "
The 29 year-old thought he had claimed the title last December in Buenos Aires, but after one judge gave him a landslide victory of 117-109 on foreign soil, the other two judges amazingly called it even and the veteran Lazarte, 40, kept his title. ...


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Cuba Tourism Fair Begins Monday

Cuba Tourism Fair Begins Monday: "HAVANA TIMES, May 2 — While most of the island's workers had the day off on Monday, Cuba's International Tourism Fair kicked off in the capital. Cuba will present its latest tourism products at the annual week-long event attended by tourist agency ...


Venezuela's Central Bank Acting as Custodian of Bonds

Venezuela's Central Bank Acting as Custodian of Bonds: "By Corina Pons and Daniel Cancel - Tue May 03 19:23:14 GMT 2011 Venezuela's central bank is stepping up oversight of local banks' bond trading in an effort to slow capital flight, Nelson Merentes, the bank's president, said. The central bank on March ...


1400 killed in Mexico drug war in April

1400 killed in Mexico drug war in April: "The death toll of Mexico's drug war in April has risen to 1400, the highest number of monthly killings since the beginning of the government's anti-drug campaign. The previous record of casualties was 1322 killings in August 2010, DPA quoted the daily ...


Venezuela: "You cannot fight terror with more terror"

Venezuela: "You cannot fight terror with more terror"

Caracas - The government of Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez said Tuesday that 'you cannot fight terror with more terror,' a reference to the US raid that killed al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden early Monday. In a statement that was issued late Monday, ...