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Panama, doubts and debts
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Panama, doubts and debts

The rise in national debt by more than $15,000 million during the term of the current government, increased inflation and the high cost of living are all sullying the Panamanian economic boom. Luis Manuel Arce Isaac The minister of Economics and Finance, Alberto Vallarino, opened a Pandora’s box by confirming […]

Spanish language dominates U.S airwaves
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Spanish language dominates U.S airwaves

The Univision Spanish language television network, the biggest in the U.S, was the only one to expand last year, according to recently released figures. Laura Cronk The network provides news, entertainment and imported soap operas for North America’s growing Hispanic population. Its expansion continues amid fears of a linguistic ‘ghettoisation’ […]

Bolivia: striving for food security with sovereignty
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Bolivia: striving for food security with sovereignty

Bolivia Considering the bleak state the world is currently in, especially in financial terms, the Bolivian economy is showing promising figures. Masiel Fernández Bolaños The first fiscal quarter of 2011 was extremely difficult in social matters with workers’ demonstrations in favour in pay increases, arguing that in December prices had […]

Rural Latin American: common tragedies
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Rural Latin American: common tragedies

Consequences of armed conflict, land rights, identity defence and gender equality are problems faced by many women who live in the Latin American countryside. Francisco G. Navarro Cienfuegos.- An event in this Cuban city that allowed their voices to be heard. It took place during the Third International Meeting of […]