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Magazine articles on politics, society, and news relevant to the North and South America region.
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February 2006
Naomi Lubick
Trees Confound Global Warming The potential canceling-out effects of trees' low reflectivity for carbon sequestration raise questions as to whether tree planters should get carbon credits in North America, as outlined in the Kyoto Protocol. mark for My Articles 452 similar articles
IEEE Spectrum
January 2006
Samuel K. Moore
Barbados Has A Sweet Idea Agricultural interests have hit on a way to keep the island's cane fields planted while taking a bite out of another nagging problem -- the ballooning cost of oil. The West Indies Central Sugar Cane Breeding Station has developed a breed of cane specially suited to fuel electric power plants. mark for My Articles 33 similar articles
IDB America
December 2005
Paul Constance
Between a Rock and a Web Page 2,500 years before Google, Athenian democracy adopted a standard for access to information that has yet to be surpassed. On that model, Latin American government websites showing detailed data on public finances, once the exception to the rule, are starting to become more common. mark for My Articles 53 similar articles
January 2006
Katherine Ellison
Venezuela Steers a New Course As oil profits fund a socialist revolution, President Hugo Chavez picks a fight with his country's biggest customer -- the United States. mark for My Articles 48 similar articles
December 26, 2005
Geri Smith
Chavez: Trading Oil For Influence What worries Washington most about Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez is the way he is spreading his strident anti-American message throughout the hemisphere, winning hearts and minds from Buenos Aires to the Bronx. mark for My Articles 169 similar articles
Finance & Development
December 1, 2005
Singh & Collyns
Latin America's Resurgence Latin America's recent resurgence amid continuing favorable external conditions provides another historic opportunity for the region to catalyze its considerable natural and human capital resources into sustained and higher growth. mark for My Articles 680 similar articles
Finance & Development
December 1, 2005
Arminio Fraga
A Fork in the Road Latin America faces a choice between populism and deeper reform. mark for My Articles 349 similar articles
Finance & Development
December 1, 2005
Arturo Valenzuela
Putting Latin America Back on the Map Consolidation of democratic institutions is a vital part of Latin America's recovery. mark for My Articles 183 similar articles
Finance & Development
December 1, 2005
Saavedra & Arias
Stuck in a Rut Avenues for combating persistent poverty and inequality in Latin America. mark for My Articles 254 similar articles
Finance & Development
December 1, 2005
Hall & Patrinos
Latin America's Indigenous Peoples Despite greater political power, Latin America's indigenous peoples still lag behind in economic and social development. mark for My Articles 37 similar articles
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