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Honey trap in the making?

ET-Features-The Economic Times First, Brazil’s cane area is expanding. It has sown 8 mn ha for the 2008-09 season, up 12%. (This is almost double India’s acreage this year.) Brazil will also harvest 12% more cane than last year. Even so, Brazil’s cane farms add up to just 2% of its total farm land. So […]

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Gap year: discover the Latin spirit

The Independent Latin America has incredible scenery, mind blowing ancient ruins and an indefatigable party spirit throughout, though each country has a distinct identity. Top tourist sites include the Incan ruins at Machu Picchu, the Iguazu Falls, which straddle Brazil and Argentina, the Bolivian salt flats and the Galapagos Islands (though a visit here is […]

How rich is Latin America?

inca kola news Brazil and Mexico are still relatively well off, but Chile now stands out as the region’s richest country, followed by Venezuela. In fact, there’s a distinct split between eight states (in pecking order; Chile, Venezuela, Mexico, Brazil, Uruguay, Argentina, Costa Rica, Panama) and the rest, as none of the others make it […]

Santiago, Buenos Aires and Montevideo – The three capital cities of Southern Cone

SkyscraperCity It’s called the Southern Cone area southernmost of the American continent as a large peninsula that defines the southern continent of South America. It is composed entirely by Chile, Argentina and Uruguay. DemographyThe Southern Cone is strict about 60 million and, since the 1950′s, a low birth rate, which is common in Argentina, Chile […]

Two Large Solar Plants Planned in California -

Just like yoga needs to be “California-approved” before becoming trendy in urban India, solar power plants need to be deployed massively in California before it is palatable in the land that invented sun salutations. Whatever it takes…NYTimes.com Companies will build two solar power plants in California that together will put out more than 12 times […]