Monthly Archives: November 2007

Chavez accuses CNN of calling for his assassination

Chavez accuses CNN of calling for his assassination Published on Thursday, November 29, 2007 Email To Friend    Print Version CARACAS, Venezuela (AFP): CNN issued an apology Wednesday over a video mix-up on its Spanish-language channel that Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez said appeared … Continue reading

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Chavez’s councils boost backing for referendum

Chavez’s councils boost backing for referendum Published on Monday, November 26, 2007 Email To Friend    Print Version By Brian Ellsworth BUENA VISTA, Venezuela (Reuters): Aurelia Velasquez’s mud hut still has a black stain on the wall from the kerosene lamp she used … Continue reading

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Caribbean oil summit set for next month in Cuba

Caribbean oil summit set for next month in Cuba Published on Monday, November 26, 2007 Email To Friend    Print Version HAVANA, Cuba (Reuters): Caribbean presidents will gather in Cuba next month for a meeting of Petrocaribe, which supplies Venezuelan oil to the region … Continue reading

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Commonwealth condemns EU for cutting Caribbean sugar deal

Commonwealth condemns EU for cutting Caribbean sugar deal Published on Monday, November 26, 2007 Email To Friend    Print Version By Tim Cocks KAMPALA (Reuters): The Commonwealth condemned the European Union on Sunday for scrapping a preferential trade deal with sugar-producing African, Caribbean … Continue reading

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Guyana offers to trade rain forest for aid

Guyana offers to trade rain forest for aid Published on Monday, November 26, 2007 Email To Friend    Print Version GEORGETOWN, Guyana (UPI): Guyana has offered to preserve its entire rain forest with control going to a British-led international group in return for … Continue reading

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Strike resolve strengthened after more miners die: SAfrica union

    Strike resolve strengthened after more miners die: SAfrica union 2 days ago JOHANNESBURG (AFP) — South Africa’s National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) said Saturday it was more determined to call a strike over safety set for December 4 … Continue reading

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Politics ‘stifling $100 laptop’

Politics ‘stifling $100 laptop’ By Jonathan Fildes Science and technology reporter, BBC News The government of Nigeria is still assessing the scheme Laptop in Nigeria A lack of "big thinking" by politicians has stifled a scheme to distribute laptops to … Continue reading

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