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2008-08-29 12:01:13

Text of report by Brazilian news agency Agencia Brasil website ["Minister Underscores Expansion of Brazilian Economy to New Markets" - Third and last part of an interview with Brazilian Presidential Adviser Marco Aurelio Garcia by Ivanir Jose Bortort and Yara Aquino, date and place not given.] Brasilia: In this third and final part of the interview, Minister Marco Aurelio Garcia, special adviser to the President's Office on international affairs, analyses Brazil's agenda for negotiating...

2005-11-22 21:44:05

By Doug Palmer WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Peru was pushing on Tuesday to finish a free trade agreement with the United States, while neighbors Colombia and Ecuador said they would need at least one more round of talks to wrap up negotiations that began 18 months ago. Colombia's chief negotiator, Hernando Jose Gomez, told reporters that Bogota had made substantial progress in the 13th round of talks on the proposed U.S.-Andean free trade agreement, but not enough to close the deal....

2005-09-30 16:44:10

By Guido Nejamkis and Andrew Hay BRASILIA, Brazil (Reuters) - South American leaders called on Friday for a continent-wide free-trade zone to fight poverty but struggled to agree how they would go about linking up the world's fourth-largest economic area. Brazil, South America's biggest economy, is leading the push to build a single market of 350 million people from the Amazon jungle to Argentina's Tierra del Fuego to reduce dependence on the United States and Europe. "We've...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.