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2014-08-22 16:22:14

Alvaro Concha, Colombia's Trade Commissioner in Canada since 2011 Discusses the Past Three Years Following Anniversary of the Colombia-Canada FTA and Prospects for the Future NEW YORK and POINT ROBERTS, Wash., Aug. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Investorideas.com, (www.investorideas.com) a global news source covering leading sectors including Latin American stocks, issues an exclusive Q&A with Alvaro Concha, Proexport Colombia Trade Commissioner in Canada since 2011. Mr. Concha...

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2014-08-11 03:45:33

Wildlife Conservation Society The message is simple: to save elephants, all ivory markets must close and all ivory stockpiles must be destroyed, according to a new peer-reviewed paper by the Wildlife Conservation Society. The paper says that corruption, organized crime, and a lack of enforcement make any legal trade of ivory a major factor contributing to the demise of Africa's elephants. Appearing in the August 7th online edition of the journal Conservation Biology, the paper says that...

2014-07-17 08:34:59

JERSEY CITY, N.J, July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- IPC Systems, Inc., the leading global provider of specialized communications solutions for the financial trading community, has once again been voted "Best Trading Floor Communication System" provider in the Waters Rankings. IPC has won the best trading turret provider category in the Waters Rankings in six out of the seven years the category was on offer: 2004, 2005, 2006, 2008, 2009 and 2010. In 2011, the best trading floor...

2014-07-02 12:22:50

WASHINGTON, July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today the Environmental Investigation Agency (EIA) and the International Rhino Foundation (IRF) announced they are petitioning the Obama Administration to impose trade sanctions against Mozambique in response to rampant poaching. Since 2010, Mozambican nationals have slaughtered up to 1,862 rhinos in South Africa, as well as thousands of elephants in Tanzania and Mozambique. President Obama is authorized under the Pelly Amendment to the...

2014-07-01 23:13:09

New online ‘garage sale’ creates free hyper-local marketplace. Chicago, Illinois (PRWEB) July 01, 2014 With the success of its beta pilot in Chicago, NeighborDeals.com, an online site that provides a convenient, safe, easy-to-use community forum for neighbors to buy, sell, barter, borrow or share goods and services, is fully functional and rolling out globally. NeighborDeals users, known as “Neighbors,” in 28 states and 10 countries are already discovering the benefits of...

2014-05-21 08:20:47

Shoppers can access the Trade-In Marketplace through the AutoTrader.com mobile site and the AutoTrader.com apps, available for iPhone and Android users. ATLANTA, May 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- To provide consumers with the opportunity to generate an Instant Cash Offer for their current used vehicles any time any place, AutoTrader.com(®) has integrated the Trade-In Marketplace(®) tool across its mobile properties. With this new integration, shoppers can generate an Instant Cash Offer...

2014-04-21 08:23:04

"Ivory's Curse: The Militarization and Professionalization of Poaching in Africa" reveals similarity between the illicit networks that enable terrorism, weapons, human trafficking, and ivory commercialization WASHINGTON, April 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, Born Free USA and C4ADS released "Ivory's Curse: The Militarization and Professionalization of Poaching in Africa," one of the most shocking, rigorous and in-depth analyses of elephant poaching and the ivory trade to date. The...

2014-04-16 16:17:29

The routes of slave trade in Eastern Europe in the medieval and pre-modern period extended all the way to the Caspian Sea and Central Asia. A recent study completed at the University of Eastern Finland suggests that persons captured during raids into areas which today constitute parts of Finland, the Russian Karelia and the Baltic Countries ended up being sold on these remote trade routes. There was a particular demand for blonde girls and boys who were seen as exotic luxury items, and it was...

2014-03-27 08:38:47

LONDON, March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Flick a Trade--the only reality trading game using live market data--just got more real by adding competition: In newly-released version 3.3 for IOS, players can test their trading skills against competitors around the world, entering timed challenges that reward top scorers. "Competition is key, and relative performance is a very meaningful measure of success," says Kerem Ozelli, CEO of Cygnecode, the makers of Flick a Trade. "It's more...

2014-03-12 20:25:07

GUANGZHOU, China, March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As the country's most prestigious trade show, the Canton Fair has always played a key role in advancing China's economic development. With the Chinese Communist Party's recent National Congress report urging further trade reform in 2014, the event offers the perfect opportunity to promote China's progressive economic policy. The 115th installment of the three-phase event is set to kick off in Guangzhou on April 15th, and improving...


Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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