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Populism Has Killed Latin America’s Once-Powerful ‘Technopols’   
December 03, 2021
Source: Bloomberg - Once able to rely on larger-than-life finance ministers, the region’s business leaders now need to make the public case for free markets via retail politics.
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Reflections on the Postponement of the World Trade Organization’s Ministerial Conference   
December 03, 2021
Source: publicnow.com - The news broke heading into the weekend that the World Trade Organization (WTO) was postponing its 12th Ministerial Conference (MC12) indefinitely, just days before the event was due to start in Geneva.
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Honduras voted for change. Can Xiomara Castro, the president-elect, deliver'   
December 03, 2021
Source: Washington Post on MSN.com - She’ll be facing deeply embedded corruption, extreme poverty and unfriendly institutions, among other challenges.
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Next China: When Covid Zero Works   
December 03, 2021
Source: Bloomberg - So, it turns out Covid Zero has its advantages. As the new omicron variant prompted countries to reimpose travel restrictions, it was China, with its strict quarantine requirements, that looked most prepared.
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Africa: Leaders Pledged Climate Action At COP26. This Week's WTO Meeting Will Show If They Were Serious   
December 02, 2021
Source: AllAfrica.com - Opinion - Ministers at the World Trade Organization meeting have a chance to make trade fit for a sustainable future
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Elizabeth Paganelli and Fair Trade Décor – December Emerald Keeper of the Month   
December 02, 2021
Source: Coronado - When the owner of Fair Trade Décor, Elizabeth Paganelli, wanted to showcase the importance of selling eco-friendly products found in her store, she came up with a creative idea for […]
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Omicron Threatens to Prolong Pain in Bid to Vaccinate the World   
December 02, 2021
Source: Bloomberg on MSN.com - The omicron variant threatens to widen an already yawning gap in access to Covid shots as scientists prepare for the possibility retooled vaccines will be needed and affluent countries race ahead once again.
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New COVID-19 variant buys more time for fractured WTO ag talks   
December 02, 2021
Source: Agri-Pulse - Nations continued to heatedly bicker and complain even in the last days leading up to what was supposed to be the summit for reforming international agricultural trading rules, but the postponement World Trade...
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Europe unveils its $340 billion answer to China's Belt and Road infrastructure initiative   
December 02, 2021
Source: CNN on MSN.com - The European Union has unveiled its €300 billion ($340 billion) alternative to China's Belt and Road initiative — an investment program the bloc claims will create "links, not dependencies."
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Omicron Threatens to Prolong Pain in Global Vaccination Bid   
December 02, 2021
Source: Bloomberg on MSN.com - The omicron variant threatens to widen an already yawning gap in access to Covid shots as scientists prepare for the possibility retooled vaccines will be needed and affluent countries race ahead once again.
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