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A baby dies because of tainted heparin

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A baby dies because of tainted heparin

Worldfocus editorial consultant Peter Eisner writes about his experience reporting on a Worldfocus signature story on the contamination of U.S. drug imports.

Posted: December 17, 2008 14:05   Comments: 6
OPEC announces record oil production cuts

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OPEC announces record oil production cuts

Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) set a precedent today with its largest oil production cuts ever -- 2.2 million barrels per day.

Posted: December 17, 2008 12:47   Comments: 1
Latin American countries compete for “pink dollar”

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Latin American countries compete for “pink dollar”

A Worldfocus contributing blogger writes about the thriving gay tourism industry in Argentina and Uruguay's efforts to attract gay travelers.

Posted: December 12, 2008 16:00   Comments: 0
Foreign automakers play a role in bailout dispute

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Foreign automakers play a role in bailout dispute

Roben Farzad of BusinessWeek magazine discusses the defeat of the U.S. auto bailout package and the impact on foreign automakers.

Posted: December 12, 2008 13:23   Comments: 0
Climate conference targets developing nations

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Climate conference targets developing nations

About 11,000 people from more than 190 countries met in Poland this week to lay the foundations for a treaty to reduce greenhouse gas emissions that will extend beyond the Kyoto Protocol agreement, which expires in 2012.

Posted: December 12, 2008 11:21   Comments: 0
Mexico considers decriminalizing some drugs

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Mexico considers decriminalizing some drugs

A Worldfocus contributing blogger writes about Mexican leader Felipe Calderón's proposal to decriminalize possession of small amounts of cocaine and other drugs as the country's drug violence grows more deadly.

Posted: December 11, 2008 11:07   Comments: 5
U.S. and China urge against protectionism

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U.S. and China urge against protectionism

Bruce Kogut, a professor at Columbia University's Graduate School of Business, discusses how the Congressional auto bailout could ultimately hurt the American automotive industry.

Posted: December 10, 2008 12:04   Comments: 1
World’s automotive industry struggles to survive

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World’s automotive industry struggles to survive

Analyst Maryann Keller speaks about falling car sales worldwide and considers the options for the U.S. auto industry.

Posted: December 8, 2008 15:50   Comments: 0
Obama and the Middle East, Mumbai and the auto industry

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Obama and the Middle East, Mumbai and the auto industry

Richard Haass of the Council on Foreign Relations discusses the week's top stories, including the state of the U.S. auto industry and India-Pakistan relations after the Mumbai attacks.

Posted: December 5, 2008 17:09   Comments: 0
Turtle gazing on Nicaragua’s silky shores

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Turtle gazing on Nicaragua’s silky shores

Producer Megan Thompson took some time to turtle gaze while reporting in Nicaragua. Turtles lay their eggs onshore, but are threatened by poachers.

Posted: December 5, 2008 12:05   Comments: 2

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