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U.S. government rescues American International Group

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U.S. government rescues American International Group

Fortune Magazine reporter Telis Demos discusses the international reaction to the decision to bail out AIG.

Posted: September 17, 2008 16:35   Comments: 0
Bolivia unrest intensifies

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Bolivia unrest intensifies

A Worldfocus contributing blogger describes Bolivia's current chaos and its implications for the United States.

Posted: September 17, 2008 12:34   Comments: 0
“Barack” — a name change Brazilians “can believe in”

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“Barack” — a name change Brazilians “can believe in”

Local government candidates in Brazil have taken on the name of United States Senator Barack Obama.

Posted: September 16, 2008 15:52   Comments: 0
Countries pass torch to celebrate independence

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Countries pass torch to celebrate independence

Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras and Nicaragua celebrate the anniversary of their independence from Spain in 1821.

Posted: September 15, 2008 17:44   Comments: 1
Canada goes green for October elections

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Canada goes green for October elections

The upcoming October 14 election in Canada could have implications on future U.S. environmental practices.

Posted: September 11, 2008 19:49   Comments: 2
U.S. and Israel differ on Iran

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U.S. and Israel differ on Iran

A Worldfocus contributing blogger provides analysis and a comparison of the approaches of the US and Israel to the threat of Iran.

Posted: September 11, 2008 09:59   Comments: 1
El Salvador sets election dates amid criticism

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El Salvador sets election dates amid criticism

A Worldfocus contributing blogger discusses the criticisms surrounding El Salvador's announcement that elections would take place without reforms.

Posted: September 10, 2008 12:36   Comments: 0
Mexico’s drug violence is bad for business

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Mexico’s drug violence is bad for business

A Worldfocus contributing blogger examines the impact of drug violence on Mexico’s economy.

Posted: September 10, 2008 09:59   Comments: 0
Venezuela’s Chavez announces African intentions

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Venezuela’s Chavez announces African intentions

A Worldfocus contributing blogger examines Hugo Chavez's foreign policy interests on African soil.

Posted: September 9, 2008 18:13   Comments: 0
Legislation could alter Colombia’s constitution

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Legislation could alter Colombia’s constitution

A Worldfocus contributing blogger analyses potential pros and cons of legislation altering Colombia's constitution.

Posted: September 9, 2008 15:18   Comments: 0
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