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Mexico: PAN’s Seven Candidates
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Mexico: PAN’s Seven Candidates

While most Mexican political forces have not yet defined their contenders for the presidential race, seven politicians of the ruling National Action Party (PAN) are vying for its candidature in the 2012 elections. Katia Monteagudo According to PAN’s chairman Gustavo Madero, each candidate must decide whether or not to step […]

Peru claim back Incan artifacts
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Peru claim back Incan artifacts

Yale University has announced plans to return more than 5000 Incan artifacts to this country by the end of 2012. Leslie Porter The move ends a 90 year battle for the repatriation of the artifacts which Peruvian authorities claim started in 1917 with petitions to the university to return the […]

Remittances Plummeting!
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Remittances Plummeting!

Millions of people in the world survive thanks to the help that they receive from family working abroad. But their home finances have fallen since the start of the economic crisis. Lourdes Pérez Navarro According to the World Bank this form of help has fallen by more than 30 million dollars in the last […]

The price of wealth
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The price of wealth

Carlos Slim Helu, branded the wealthiest man in the world. Surpassing the likes of Bill Bates and Mark Zuckerburg, according to forbes Carlos Slim’s Networth is in the region of $53.5 B . Lemuel Phillip-Moore His country of citizenship is Mexico where he both lives and studied engineering at Universidad […]