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2006-08-11 17:31:03

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Cuba's Communist government may redouble its efforts to assert control and assure the successful transition from Fidel to Raul Castro, but the plan won't work in the end, a senior U.S. official said on Friday.

2006-08-11 13:13:55

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Cuba's Communist government may redouble its efforts to assert control and assure the successful transition from Fidel to Raul Castro, but the plan won't work in the end, a senior U.S. official said on Friday.

2006-04-14 08:22:18

BEIJING (Reuters) - China and the United States wrapped up on Friday their first formal talks on Latin America, traditionally Washington's sphere of influence but now a target for energy and resource-hungry Beijing. Thomas Shannon, U.S.

2006-03-21 19:37:05

By Patricia Wilson NASSAU, Bahamas (Reuters) - The United States and the Caribbean community needed to "close the breach" over Haiti and work to get more international help for the hemisphere's poorest country, a senior U.S. official said on Tuesday. U.S.

2006-03-21 18:50:00

The United States, wary of potential "crossed wires" as China steps up its involvement in Washington's traditional sphere of influence in Latin America, plans to start a dialogue with Beijing on the issue.

2006-01-21 20:49:30

By Mary Milliken LA PAZ, Bolivia (Reuters) - Bolivian President-elect Evo Morales -- a longtime critic of the United States -- and Washington's top official for Latin America pledged to work together at a meeting on Saturday but made no mention of the war on drugs that divides them.

2006-01-12 21:43:23

By Mary Milliken BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (Reuters) - The top U.S. official for Latin America said Washington needs to do "more work" in the region as populations demand better economic results from their democracies. Thomas Shannon, U.S.

2006-01-10 19:11:59

By Andrew Hay BRASILIA, Brazil (Reuters) - The top U.S. policymaker for Latin America said on Tuesday he would seek dialogue with Bolivian President-elect Evo Morales despite the former coca leaf farmer's opposition to U.S. drug and trade policies. Thomas Shannon, U.S.

2005-11-18 00:33:06

By Saul Hudson WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States on Thursday accused Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez of making new enemies abroad to fire up supporters at home with demagoguery such as saying Washington plans to invade his country. In a new charge, the top U.S.

2005-11-17 17:27:35

By Saul Hudson WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States on Thursday accused Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez of making new enemies abroad to fire up supporters at home with demagoguery such as saying Washington plans to invade his country. In a new charge, the top U.S.


Word of the Day
tourtiere
  • a meat pie that is usually eaten at Christmas in Quebec
The word 'tourtiere' comes from the French tourte, or passenger pigeon.
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