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CLIMATE CHANGE-LATIN AMERICA: Frightening Numbers

IPS The countries of Latin America and the Caribbean need billions of dollars to deal with the economic impact of climate change — funding that is not easily found on the international market. Some of the immediate effects of climate change in Latin America and the Caribbean are a 0.1 degree Celsius rise in temperature […]

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Medical Tourism to India, All Expenses Paid

 - Comarow On Quality (usnews.com) In January, Serigraph Inc., a West Bend, Wis., manufacturer, will become the first U.S. company of any size to embrace medical travel or medical tourism, offering employees the option of having certain nonemergency operations, such as joint replacement, in India. The company will pay all expenses, including travel and lodging […]

India’s Future group bets on in-house brands for growth

- Retailing-Services-News By Industry-News-The Economic Times Future Group, the country’s largest retailer, announced that it targets to earn Rs 10,000 crore [US $2bn] from the business of its own brands inFMCG, household consumer durable and electronics and apparel categories by 2012. “Having achieved stupendous success in some of our consumer brands, such as Tasty Treat, […]

EU-Andean Community trade talks fall apart

.::. Latinamerican Press ::.. The European Commission announced on Nov. 11 that talks for a trade pact between the EU and the Andean Community were officially over. E.U. External Relations Commissioner Benita Ferrero-Walder said that last-ditch efforts to forge a region-to-region agreement had failed, and that it was moving ahead with separate agreements with Colombia […]