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Reuters* Dispute a bellwether of state-business tensions * Maduro and Empresas Polar vow to work together * New president faces tricky economic panorama By Diego Ore CARACAS, May 15 (Reuters) - Socialist leader Nicolas Maduro and the billionaire boss of...
Tags: Politics, Nicolas Maduro, Venezuela, Nationalization, Government
Years ago it was unthinkable that smart, ambitious and college-educated young people would have trouble finding entry level work ("Slow start," May 12). Today, this youthful demographic has been simultaneously dumped on a shrinking employment market and...
Members of the Class of 2013, I salute you. As everyone keeps telling you, you are graduating at a difficult and even frightening time. I wish it were otherwise — that my generation was bequeathing you a finer world. We aren't. The world that...
ReutersBy Brian Ellsworth CARACAS, May 13 (Reuters) - Venezuela's top food producer, Empresas Polar, on Monday challenged the country's socialist government to boost output of basic staples and ease nagging product shortages, rejecting accusations it is...
Reuters(Frederick Kempe is a Reuters columnist but his opinions are his own.) By Frederick Kempe May 13 (Reuters) - Occasionally a public opinion survey surfaces that signals a seismic event. That is the case with a new report from the Pew Research Center that...
Members of the Class of 2013, I salute you. As everyone keeps telling you, you are graduating at a difficult and even frightening time. I wish it were otherwise — that my generation was bequeathing you a finer world. We aren't. The world into...
The Lebanon Daily StarThe economic devastation of Syria's war could drive the economies of neighboring Lebanon and Jordan into reverse, Syria's former deputy prime minister said Thursday. Pointing to the sharp slowdown in Lebanon's economic growth since the start of Syria'...
Reuters* Lebanon economy shrinks 1 pct for every 5 pct drop in Syria * Rebuilding damaged Syrian homes would cost $28 billion * War turning Syria in economic "disaster zone" By Dominic Evans BEIRUT, May 9 (Reuters) - The economic devastation of Syria's war...
Tags: Productivity, Politics, United Nations, Labor Markets, Lebanon
Reuters* Network almost destroyed by war, economic turmoil * Plans taking shape to renovate lines, build new ones * Iraq hopes to trans-ship goods to Europe * Could have political as well as economic benefits * Financing, security remain major obstacles...
Reuters* Biggest market rally since 2011 uprising * Turnover quadruples from last year * Leap of faith in post-conflict Syria * But many see stocks as cushion against inflation * Some companies riding out war surprisingly well By Suleiman Al-Khalidi AMMAN,...
Hamilton JournalNews, OhioRiversEdge Park & Amphitheater is scheduled to open next week, and the city is taking steps to ensure events are planned for the new venue. Karen Wittmer, the city's current program coordinator for volunteers, on Monday will become the city's program...
Tags: Politics, Government, Public Officials
The Hawk Eye, Burlington, IowaGreater Burlington Partnership announced Tuesday it has hired David Toyer as its new director of economic development. The position leads the organization's economic development division, also known as Grow Greater Burlington. Toyer will be...
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