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World markets rally as G-20 meets on economy

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World markets rally as G-20 meets on economy

Markets had the best showing this week in four months, even as G-20 finance ministers met in London ahead of their leaders' meeting next month. Among other things, the ministers will discuss the question of governments stimulating or spending their way out of the recession.

Posted: March 13, 2009 11:52   Comments: 1
U.S. misses out on flourishing Cuban business

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U.S. misses out on flourishing Cuban business

Cuba is doing business worldwide, but the United States is hardly in the game. A long U.S. government boycott of the island means most American businessmen are losing out to Europeans and others when it comes to everything from agriculture to medicine to oil.

Posted: March 10, 2009 15:18   Comments: 11
Public dissent on the rise in Russia as economy declines

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Public dissent on the rise in Russia as economy declines

A Worldfocus contributing blogger argues that as the Russian economy sags, the public is warming up to anti-government protesters and Russian leaders will have a more difficult time marginalizing dissenting voices.

Posted: March 10, 2009 12:43   Comments: 2
Unemployment surges around the world

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Unemployment surges around the world

As unemployment reaches 8.1 percent in the U.S., Telis Demos, a reporter with Fortune magazine, discusses global unemployment and when the downward spiral might end.

Posted: March 6, 2009 15:29   Comments: 2
Latvians hold their breath with economy on the brink

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Latvians hold their breath with economy on the brink

Worldfocus producer Sally Garner is in Riga, Latvia, reporting on the country’s floundering economy. She writes about how the financial crisis has impacted daily life in Latvia.

Posted: March 6, 2009 12:30   Comments: 8
Politics will determine future of world’s financial markets

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Politics will determine future of world’s financial markets

Ian Bremmer of the Eurasia Group talks about economic unrest in China and discusses how politics drive financial markets and if there are political solutions to the economic crisis.

Posted: March 5, 2009 12:53   Comments: 2
Financial crisis upsets global economic order

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Financial crisis upsets global economic order

A Worldfocus contributing blogger writes that global leaders have stepped up efforts to coordinate economic action, and that this level of global cooperation is unprecedented and will change the face of the world's economic order.

Posted: March 5, 2009 11:42   Comments: 2
Fiji approaches a crossroads as elections fail to materialize

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Fiji approaches a crossroads as elections fail to materialize

Fiji's military-backed interim government, which seized power in a 2006 coup, is coming under increased pressure to restore democratic elections. The country faces an uncertain political and economic future, writes a Worldfocus contributing blogger.

Posted: March 4, 2009 15:03   Comments: 1
E.U. rejects massive bailout plan for Eastern Europe

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E.U. rejects massive bailout plan for Eastern Europe

Roben Farzad of BusinessWeek magazine discusses the rapidly deteriorating economic situation in Eastern Europe and the broader implications of this for Western Europe and the world.

Posted: March 2, 2009 14:13   Comments: 0
Tune in: Online radio show exploring Hugo Chávez

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Tune in: Online radio show exploring Hugo Chávez

Worldfocus.org's weekly radio show explores anti-American Venezuelan leader Hugo Chávez and goes behind the rise of the Latin American left. Listen now.

Posted: February 24, 2009 20:29   Comments: 2

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