Bolivia: Gov’t Predicts Lower Unemployment in 2011

0 La Paz, May 28. -The Bolivian unemployment rate should drop from 5.7 percent to 4 percent this year due to a better outlook for economic growth, an official source predicted. The estimate stems from an increase in the volume of goods and services, according to Jaime Duran of the Economic Planning and Finances Ministry, quoted in Cambio newspaper on

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Experts Analyze the Impact of Hurricanes in the Caribbean

3 George Town, Mar 16. -About 17 cyclones will be formed in the Atlantic this year and five of them will be of great intensity, predicted experts gathered here at the Fourth Regional Hurricane Committee. According to meteorologists from 26 countries in America, it is estimated that of the natural phenomena expected, eight will achieve the status of tropical storms

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WHO Predicts Worst-Case Cholera Scenario in Haiti

7 Geneva, Oct 28. -The World Health Organization (WHO) predicted a worst-case scenario for the cholera epidemic in Haiti, which has killed 284 people, it was reported here on Wednesday. Claire Lise Chaignat, a cholera expert at the WHO, said in a news conference that the epidemic had not yet reached its highest level. She also stressed the importance of

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Bahamas: Black Tide to Arrive Next Weekend

6 Nassau, May 27. -The Weather Department of Bahamas predicted the oil spilled in the Gulf of Mexico might arrive in the coasts of Bahamas this weekend, when a variation in the winds is expected. Bahaman official Michael Stubbs said the patterns point at a change of the direction of the air, against clockwise, which would push the crude oil

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