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FTA increased US dependence
Economy Latin America

FTA increased US dependence

The Free Trade Agreement between the United States and Central America, Dominican Republic did not bring the growth promised with its signature five years ago, said researcher Benjamin Ramos. What it has generated is higher levels of dependence on imports from the United States, said Ramos when evaluating the results […]

British Policemen also unemployed
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British Policemen also unemployed

There is also the possibility to reduce their salary in 180 millions of pound sterling, about 291 millions dollars. Ana Luisa Brown   Nearly 28,000 policemen will become unemployed as part of a drastic program of reduction of public expense boosted by the government of conservative Prime Minister David Cameron. […]

Europe would suspend biofuel subsidies
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Europe would suspend biofuel subsidies

The European Commission announced recently that it would propose the suspension of subsidies for biofuel crops, amid the growing controversy over that energy source. The European spokesman for agricultural matters, Michael Mann, said the EC would propose that member states suspend those subsidies, because it is not necessary to encourage […]

Dominican Republic: unrest and higher prices
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Dominican Republic: unrest and higher prices

A month of savings, say the advertisements in the supermarkets, but the alleged beneficiaries are taking stock of their tight budgets. Supermarket employees have to take products back to the shelves because many consumers cannot pay for them at the checkout stand. Car owners are also being affected by higher […]

Fighting on the ground
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Fighting on the ground

A lack of pilots and the destruction of planes during previous bombings by the attackers never prevented the small Cuban air force from achieving heroic feats during the mercenary invasion of Playa Giron half a century ago. “If the few planes we had left had been shot down, we would […]