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Brazil, Uruguay move away from US dollar in trade

Posted by seumasach on December 15, 2014

Hang the Bankers

10th Decmber, 2014

Brazil and Uruguay have switched to settling bilateral trade with local currency to stimulate turnover, bypassing the US dollar.

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Despite Obama charm, Americas summit boosts U.S. isolation

Posted by seumasach on April 21, 2012

U.S. insistence that Havana undertake democratic reforms before returning to the hemispheric family led to a clash with a united front of leftist and conservative governments that see Washington’s policy toward Cuba as a relic of the Cold War.

The unexpected result was a diplomatic victory for Havana.

The newfound regional unity on Cuba may augur a growing willingness across the political spectrum to challenge the U.S. State Department on thorny issues for years considered taboo.


16th April, 2012

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