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2013-01-23 04:45:01

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online The world must spend an additional $14 trillion on clean energy infrastructure, low-carbon transport and energy efficiency to meet the United Nations´ goal for capping the rise in average global temperatures, according to a World Economic Forum report released on Monday. The extra spending amounts to about $700 billion per year through 2030, and would provide economic stimulus along with reducing the costs associated with...

2011-07-11 09:00:00

Latest Fiber Optic Deregulation Means More Access MEXICO CITY, July 11, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On the heels of the United Nations declaring Internet access as a basic human right, latest reforms taken on by the Calderon administration to deregulate optic fiber are expected to offer Mexicans increased availability and access to communications in the 21st century. Investment in developing and launching the new network is estimated to be $110 million. According to Pyramid...

2011-07-01 08:00:00

Cultural tourism predicted to increase to about 35 percent of Mexico's total tourism revenue over the next eight years MEXICO CITY, July 1, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Mexican President Felipe Calderon announced the launch of "Mundo Maya 2012" (Mayan World 2012), a program to increase tourism and promote the Mayan Culture Legacy in Mexico through 2012. "Today we are the 10th power for tourism in the world, and we are working hard to be in the top five," Calderon said at the...

2011-05-17 11:56:00

MEXICO CITY, May 17, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being released today by Marca Pais - Imagen de Mexico: As part of his recent concert tour in Mexico, U2 musician and global humanitarian Bono met with President Felipe Calderon to discuss drug violence and poverty affecting Mexico. Mexico's president thanked Bono for sending a message to victims of drug violence during his concert on Wednesday. Calderon and Bono also discussed global warming and Mexico's opportunities...

2011-05-12 14:36:00

MEXICO CITY, May 12, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being released today by Marca Pais - Imagen de Mexico: President of Mexico Felipe Calderon completed a successful trip to the United States this week that focused on environmental sustainability in Mexico and the importance of bilateral relations with the United States. On Tuesday, May 10, President Calderon was honored by the United Nations Environment Program (UNEP) for his leadership in addressing climate change at...

2010-04-27 14:13:00

NEW YORK, April 27 /PRNewswire/ -- In a strong statement of mutual support and commitment, the Honorable Felipe Calderon Hinojosa, President of Mexico, personally addressed 440 global leaders of luxury travel gathered by the Virtuoso® travel network in Mexico City. In acknowledging the negative press generated by drug cartel violence, President Calderon provided a brief geography lesson on the distances between affected border towns and the rest of this historically rich...

2010-04-14 16:35:00

WASHINGTON, April 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced today that President Felipe Calderon of Mexico will address a Joint Meeting of Congress on May 19. "Congress will warmly welcome President Calderon to the Capitol when he visits the United States next month as part of his state visit," said Speaker Pelosi. "As President of Mexico, our neighbor and friend, we look forward to hearing President Calderon's message to the American people, and his views on ways to...


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