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  • Escalating border disputes hurt Latin America

    Despite constant presidential summits proclaiming a new era of Latin American economic integration and political brotherhood, an escalation of border conflicts in recent weeks should draw alarm bells everywhere. Judging from what I'm hearing from U.S....
  • In Mexico, Biden glad to focus on economy rather than security

    MEXICO CITY — Vice President Joe Biden, in the Mexican capital Friday for meetings with top government officials and business leaders, said he was glad to be focusing on trade rather than on security issues and argued that an economically prosperous...
  • Hollywood studios resolve China tax dispute

    Major Hollywood studios have resolved a tax dispute in China that has held up hundreds of millions of box-office dollars since 2012. The months-long dispute centered on a 2% value-added tax that state-owned distributor China Film Group insisted...
  • Brazilian named to head World Trade Organization

    Brazilian named to head World Trade Organization
    SAO PAULO, Brazil--Roberto Azevedo of Brazil has been elected the first Latin American director-general of the World Trade Organization, the global body charged with moving forward stalled trade agreement talks. The choice of Azevedo over close rival...
  • Row over Fed chairman job pits insider against outsider

    Much of the debate over who will be the next Federal Reserve chairman has focused on whether gender politics or the future of Fed monetary policy will be more determinative. Of the two leading candidates, Janet Yellen, the Fed's vice chairman, favors...
  • Susa Kessler

    Susa Kessler
    Susa Kessler, a retired World Bank analyst who had fled Nazi Germany as a child, died of breast cancer complications Tuesday at Gilchrist Hospice Care. The Canton resident was 88. Born in Stuttgart, Germany, she was the daughter of Dr. Caesar Hirsch,...
  • Panel recommends World Bank ditch ease-of-doing-business rankings

    Panel recommends World Bank ditch ease-of-doing-business rankings
    WASHINGTON -- An independent World Bank review of its highly cited annual report on the ease of doing business around the globe has recommended that it stop ranking countries because the listings can be misinterpreted. Instead, the Doing Business report...
  • Hollywood Stymied as Europe Sticks With Its Limits on Film and TV

    ANNECY - The more things change, as they say in France... Twenty years after France fought a near-lone battle to preserve limitations on American pop culture, Gaul has done it again. During 13 hours of negotiations at an European Union meeting in...
  • Andres Oppenheimer: While Pacific Alliance thrives, Mercosur withers

    Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos may not have been hallucinating when he said last week that the Pacific Alliance - the bloc made up of Mexico, Colombia, Peru and Chile - "is the new economic and development engine of Latin America and the...
  • Thailand: The Economy Is Rising, and So Are TV Opportunities

    Thailand has a solid tradition of moviegoing, but its main lures for bizzers are its spectacular scenery for location work and well-appointed facilities. There were 636 foreign productions shot in the nation last year, a rise of 45% over the previous...
  • Senate rejected Toomey-backed sugar amendment to farm bill

    Senate rejected Toomey-backed sugar amendment to farm bill
    Disputes over the government's sugar program break down regionally rather than politically. It pits lawmakers from states like Pennsylvania where candy making is big business against those from states where sugar is grown. Helping to lead the candy...