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Op-Ed News
Basic Income - International experience (Brazil, Namibia, Canada, Indiaof his strategy is the introduction of basic income grants. The results of the
Basic Income - International experience (Brazil, Namibia, Canada, India
Op-Ed News / Posted 13 minutes ago
of his strategy is the introduction of basic income grants. The results of the 1974 pilot project in Manitoba under the socialist government provided a guaranteed minimum income for all the residents of Dauphin. Good results: only new mothers... Read more
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Rutland Herald
Pie in the skyparty known as the Cooperative Commonwealth Federation � the CCF. In 1944 that
Pie in the sky
Rutland Herald / Posted 21 minutes ago
party known as the Cooperative Commonwealth Federation � the CCF. In 1944 that party won election to become the first socialist government in North America. Among its first acts was to provide government-subsidized hospital insurance for... Read more
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Swissinfo
France seeks to stem labour disruption before Euro soccer kickoffannouncing a pay rise for school teachers and pledging to speed up reorganisati
France seeks to stem labour disruption before Euro soccer kickoff
Swissinfo / Posted 52 minutes ago
announcing a pay rise for school teachers and pledging to speed up reorganisation talks at the SNCF railways. The Socialist government of Prime Minister Manuel Valls is urging the hardline CGT union that is leading a rail strike as of... Read more
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Breitbart
France Faces Strike Chaos Ahead of Euro 2016terror attacks which killed 130 people in the French capital, the tourist board
France Faces Strike Chaos Ahead of Euro 2016
Breitbart / Posted 2 hours ago
terror attacks which killed 130 people in the French capital, the tourist board said. President Francois Hollande and the Socialist government are refusing to buckle to the hardline CGT union’s demand that it withdraw the reforms designed to make... Read more
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Swissinfo
France's CGT union urged to negotiate as Euro soccer approachesto talk after months of street protests and rolling strikes, with another rail
France's CGT union urged to negotiate as Euro soccer approaches
Swissinfo / Posted 4 hours ago
to talk after months of street protests and rolling strikes, with another rail strike due to start later in the day. The Socialist government meanwhile used its cheque book to settle sectoral disputes and prevent them coalescing into a national... Read more
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Rappler
France faces strike chaos ahead of Euro 2016terror attacks which killed 130 people in the French capital, the tourist board
France faces strike chaos ahead of Euro 2016
Rappler / Posted 11 hours ago
terror attacks which killed 130 people in the French capital, the tourist board said. President Francois Hollande and the Socialist government are refusing to buckle to the hardline CGT union's demand that it withdraw the reforms designed to make... Read more
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Otago Daily Times
French pilots, oil workers to strikemonths of tense talks, often violent street protests, and waves of strikes in t
French pilots, oil workers to strike
Otago Daily Times / Posted 16 hours ago
months of tense talks, often violent street protests, and waves of strikes in the transport and energy industries, the Socialist government is under pressure to find a solution before the Euro 2016 kick-off on June 10. As France braced for... Read more
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EuroNews
Martinez takes France’s CGT union into battle against the governmentunknown to the public he has become the point of the spear for the French left
Martinez takes France’s CGT union into battle against the government
EuroNews / Posted 18 hours ago
unknown to the public he has become the point of the spear for the French left that feels betrayed by the current Socialist government, and has no intention of letting it off the hook. He is committed to fighting the prime minister and... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
French transport to be hit ahead of Euro 2016November 2015 terror attacks which killed 130 people in Paris, the tourist boar
French transport to be hit ahead of Euro 2016
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 21 hours ago
November 2015 terror attacks which killed 130 people in Paris, the tourist board said. President Francois Hollande and the Socialist government are refusing to buckle to the hardline CGT union's demand that it withdraw the planned reforms. After... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Brits could be stranded in France as strikes set to cancel flights and trainsthrough. The two refineries supply kerosene to Paris’s two main airports. The
Brits could be stranded in France as strikes set to cancel flights and trains
Daily Mirror / Posted 21 hours ago
through. The two refineries supply kerosene to Paris’s two main airports. The hardline CGT union is demanding that the Socialist government withdraws the planned reforms. Polls show 46% of the French population are against the bill while a... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
French transport to be hit ahead of Euro 2016November 2015 terror attacks which killed 130 people in Paris, the tourist boar
French transport to be hit ahead of Euro 2016
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 22 hours ago
November 2015 terror attacks which killed 130 people in Paris, the tourist board said. President Francois Hollande and the Socialist government are refusing to buckle to the hardline CGT union's demand that it withdraw the planned reforms. After... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
French transport to be hit ahead of Euro 2016November 2015 terror attacks which killed 130 people in Paris, the tourist boar
French transport to be hit ahead of Euro 2016
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted yesterday
November 2015 terror attacks which killed 130 people in Paris, the tourist board said. President Francois Hollande and the Socialist government are standing firm against the hardline CGT union's demand that it withdraw the planned reforms. After... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
'We can't go on like this': Shortages, economic crisis make Venezuela a nation of linesthis?” asked a glum Salazar, who used his day off to purchase some basic goods.
'We can't go on like this': Shortages, economic crisis make Venezuela a nation of lines
Sun-Sentinel / Posted yesterday
this?” asked a glum Salazar, who used his day off to purchase some basic goods. The shortages have eroded support for the socialist government of President Nicolas Maduro, whose party lost control of the national legislature in December... Read more
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Super Sport
French transport to be hit ahead of EuroNovember 2015 terror attacks which killed 130 people in Paris, the tourist boar
French transport to be hit ahead of Euro
Super Sport / Posted yesterday
November 2015 terror attacks which killed 130 people in Paris, the tourist board said. President Francois Hollande and the Socialist government are standing firm against the hardline CGT union's demand that it withdraw the planned reforms. After... Read more
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iafrica.com
France set for transport strike chaosbracing for a week of severe disruption to transport after unions called for mo
France set for transport strike chaos
iafrica.com / Posted yesterday
bracing for a week of severe disruption to transport after unions called for more action in their bitter standoff with the Socialist government over its labour market reforms. The escalating unrest, which last week sparked petrol shortages that... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
France set for transport strike chaosbracing for a week of severe disruption to transport after unions called for mo
France set for transport strike chaos
News 24 South Africa / Posted yesterday
bracing for a week of severe disruption to transport after unions called for more action in their bitter stand-off with the Socialist government over its labour market reforms. The escalating unrest, which last week sparked petrol shortages that... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
France set for transport strike chaosbracing for a week of severe disruption to transport after unions called for mo
France set for transport strike chaos
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted yesterday
bracing for a week of severe disruption to transport after unions called for more action in their bitter standoff with the Socialist government over its labour market reforms. A protestor carries a sign reading "Valls out" during a demonstration... Read more
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The Borneo Post
France set for transport strike chaosbracing for a week of severe disruption to transport after unions called for mo
France set for transport strike chaos
The Borneo Post / Posted yesterday
bracing for a week of severe disruption to transport after unions called for more action in their bitter standoff with the Socialist government over its labour market reforms. The escalating unrest, which last week sparked petrol shortages that... Read more
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ABC News
French Fuel Shortages Improve as Hints of Compromise EmergeThere are increasing worries that the strikes will interfere with football's Eu
French Fuel Shortages Improve as Hints of Compromise Emerge
ABC News / Posted 2 days ago
There are increasing worries that the strikes will interfere with football's European Championship in mid-June. France's Socialist government says the labor reforms are needed to reduce France's persistently high unemployment rate. The CGT and... Read more
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ESPN
Baseline Buzz: Our Week 1 awards from the French OpenPARIS -- In an attempt to stimulate the economy, France's socialist government
Baseline Buzz: Our Week 1 awards from the French Open
ESPN / Posted 2 days ago
PARIS -- In an attempt to stimulate the economy, France's socialist government has been trying to loosen the protections for union workers. Not surprisingly, this is not going well. Strikes have been the dominant theme this spring, as railroad,... Read more
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Business Insider
Portugal is Europe's next looming economic disasternever going to be a good thing. However, as a recent note from HSBC economist F
Portugal is Europe's next looming economic disaster
Business Insider / Posted 3 days ago
never going to be a good thing. However, as a recent note from HSBC economist Fabio Balboni points out, even if Portugal's socialist government manages to find a way to carry out the cash injection without breaking EU rules surrounding state aid... Read more
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Op-Ed News
France paralyzed by the "War of the Lefts"not getting all the love they need from the general population. May 2016 is es
France paralyzed by the "War of the Lefts"
Op-Ed News / Posted 3 days ago
not getting all the love they need from the general population. May 2016 is essentially configured as a battle between the socialist government and French unions. It's bound to get nastier. Police figures suggest 153,000 strikers/demonstrators this... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
French government hits back against striking workersindustrial action. A defiant Hollande said he would not give in to the unions'
French government hits back against striking workers
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 3 days ago
industrial action. A defiant Hollande said he would not give in to the unions' demands to withdraw the measures that the Socialist government hope will free up France's famously rigid labour market. "I will stand firm because I think it is a... Read more
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TribLIVE
Protests become daily events as crisis envelopes Venezuelachanted Tuesday as they marched from the Bellas Artes metro stop downtown, pass
Protests become daily events as crisis envelopes Venezuela
TribLIVE / Posted 3 days ago
chanted Tuesday as they marched from the Bellas Artes metro stop downtown, passing several apartment blocks built by the socialist government to house the poor. “I am here to defend the revolution,” said Miriam Gonzalez, 39. “I support the... Read more
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Namibia Economist
Violent strikes against labour reforms are causing chaos in Franceas motorists queue to fill up their tanks. The showdown is fast turning into a
Violent strikes against labour reforms are causing chaos in France
Namibia Economist / Posted 3 days ago
as motorists queue to fill up their tanks. The showdown is fast turning into a battle over the survival of both the Socialist government and the reformist French left. The strikes have touched not only the petrol industry. The Confédération... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Hollande stands firm as unrest spreadsstatement urging members to "multiply and support" industrial action, as they a
Hollande stands firm as unrest spreads
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 3 days ago
statement urging members to "multiply and support" industrial action, as they attempt to step up the pressure on Hollande's Socialist Government. With just two weeks until France hosts the Euro 2016 football championship, the country has been... Read more
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Boston Herald
French protesters disrupt airport; gas shortages easeintervention. Tensions let up slightly Friday after one-day strikes and protes
French protesters disrupt airport; gas shortages ease
Boston Herald / Posted 3 days ago
intervention. Tensions let up slightly Friday after one-day strikes and protests Thursday pitting unions against the Socialist government and leaving many drivers in the lurch. The heart of their dispute is a labor bill that would loosen... Read more
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Al-Ahram Weekly
Venezuela’s imbroglioSouth Sudan are further down the list. “While Venezuelans were dying for lack o
Venezuela’s imbroglio
Al-Ahram Weekly / Posted 3 days ago
South Sudan are further down the list. “While Venezuelans were dying for lack of simple, inexpensive pills, their radical socialist government was spending tens of millions a year to keep a native son, Pastor Maldonado, competing on the Formula 1... Read more
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International Business Times
Riots escalate across France as government refuses to reconsider labour law reform article 49.3 of the French constitution to push through the reform bill, the la
Riots escalate across France as government refuses to reconsider labour law reform
International Business Times / Posted 3 days ago
article 49.3 of the French constitution to push through the reform bill, the law, if passed by Hollande's Socialist government, would make it easier for companies to fire their employers if difficult economic circumstances arose.... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Hollande defiant as unions vow to step up unrestthe social unrest showed little sign of easing as unions urged workers to pile
Hollande defiant as unions vow to step up unrest
News 24 South Africa / Posted 4 days ago
the social unrest showed little sign of easing as unions urged workers to pile the pressure on Hollande's deeply unpopular Socialist government. Representatives of all the main unions urged workers to "multiply and support" the strikes. They said... Read more
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Irish Examiner
French protesters disrupt airport as fuel shortages easeintervention. Tensions let up slightly after one-day strikes and protests on T
French protesters disrupt airport as fuel shortages ease
Irish Examiner / Posted 4 days ago
intervention. Tensions let up slightly after one-day strikes and protests on Thursday pitting unions against the socialist government and leaving many drivers short of fuel. The heart of their dispute is a labour bill that would loosen... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
French protesters disrupt airport; gas shortages easeintervention. Tensions let up slightly Friday after one-day strikes and protes
French protesters disrupt airport; gas shortages ease
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 4 days ago
intervention. Tensions let up slightly Friday after one-day strikes and protests Thursday pitting unions against the Socialist government and leaving many drivers in the lurch. The heart of their dispute is a labor bill that would loosen... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
French protesters disrupt airport as fuel shortages easeintervention. Tensions let up slightly after one-day strikes and protests on T
French protesters disrupt airport as fuel shortages ease
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 4 days ago
intervention. Tensions let up slightly after one-day strikes and protests on Thursday pitting unions against the socialist government and leaving many drivers short of fuel. The heart of their dispute is a labour bill that would loosen... Read more
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WBOC Salisbury
French protesters disrupt airport; gas shortages easeintervention. Tensions let up slightly Friday after one-day strikes and protes
French protesters disrupt airport; gas shortages ease
WBOC Salisbury / Posted 4 days ago
intervention. Tensions let up slightly Friday after one-day strikes and protests Thursday pitting unions against the Socialist government and leaving many drivers in the lurch. The heart of their dispute is a labor bill that would loosen... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
French protesters disrupt airport; gas shortages easeintervention. Tensions let up slightly Friday after one-day strikes and protes
French protesters disrupt airport; gas shortages ease
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted 4 days ago
intervention. Tensions let up slightly Friday after one-day strikes and protests Thursday pitting unions against the Socialist government and leaving many drivers in the lurch. The heart of their dispute is a labor bill that would loosen... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Air France shirt-ripper trial postponedstrikes over labour law reforms. The hardline CGT union, which is leading the
Air France shirt-ripper trial postponed
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 4 days ago
strikes over labour law reforms. The hardline CGT union, which is leading the anti-reform protests in a showdown with the Socialist government, has denounced what it describes in the Air France case as "a strategy of criminalisation of union... Read more
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The Star
Air France shirt-ripper trial postponedstrikes over labour law reforms. The hardline CGT union, which is leading the
Air France shirt-ripper trial postponed
The Star / Posted 4 days ago
strikes over labour law reforms. The hardline CGT union, which is leading the anti-reform protests in a showdown with the Socialist government, has denounced what it describes in the Air France case as "a strategy of criminalisation of union... Read more
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ABC News
French Protesters Disrupt Airport; Gas Shortages Easeintervention. Tensions let up slightly Friday after one-day strikes and protes
French Protesters Disrupt Airport; Gas Shortages Ease
ABC News / Posted 4 days ago
intervention. Tensions let up slightly Friday after one-day strikes and protests Thursday pitting unions against the Socialist government and leaving many drivers in the lurch. The heart of their dispute is a labor bill that would loosen... Read more
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The Star
French recovery on track as consumers unfazed by strikesthan a year from a presidential election, the timing could not be better for Pr
French recovery on track as consumers unfazed by strikes
The Star / Posted 4 days ago
than a year from a presidential election, the timing could not be better for President Francois Hollande with his Socialist government locked in a showdown with the hardline CGT union over its plans to ease labour regulations. Perhaps... Read more
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BBC News
France labour dispute: Unions urge strike escalationafter 77 protesters were arrested and 15 police officers were injured. The wav
France labour dispute: Unions urge strike escalation
BBC News / Posted 4 days ago
after 77 protesters were arrested and 15 police officers were injured. The wave of opposition is a major challenge for the Socialist government, which does not want to alienate many of its natural voters. Prime Minister Manuel Valls has also said... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
The Significance of Celebrating Africa Liberation Dayin Africa during the 1950s and 1960s, once said "the total liberation and unifi
The Significance of Celebrating Africa Liberation Day
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
in Africa during the 1950s and 1960s, once said "the total liberation and unification of Africa under an All-African Socialist Government must be the primary objective of all Black revolutionaries throughout the world. It is an objective... Read more
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Canberra Times
Families told to avoid travel to France as strikes cause fuel shortages, flight delayssuch as the union leaders currently blockading each of France's eight oil refin
Families told to avoid travel to France as strikes cause fuel shortages, flight delays
Canberra Times / Posted 4 days ago
such as the union leaders currently blockading each of France's eight oil refineries, are leading the charge against a Socialist government whose platform they view as too similar to that of the right. They overwhelmingly oppose Mr Hollande's... Read more
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The Age
Families told to avoid travel to France as strikes cause fuel shortages, flight delayssuch as the union leaders currently blockading each of France's eight oil refin
Families told to avoid travel to France as strikes cause fuel shortages, flight delays
The Age / Posted 4 days ago
such as the union leaders currently blockading each of France's eight oil refineries, are leading the charge against a Socialist government whose platform they view as too similar to that of the right. They overwhelmingly oppose Mr Hollande's... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Families told to avoid travel to France as strikes cause fuel shortages, flight delayssuch as the union leaders currently blockading each of France's eight oil refin
Families told to avoid travel to France as strikes cause fuel shortages, flight delays
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 4 days ago
such as the union leaders currently blockading each of France's eight oil refineries, are leading the charge against a Socialist government whose platform they view as too similar to that of the right. They overwhelmingly oppose Mr Hollande's... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Families told to avoid travel to France as strikes cause fuel shortages, flight delayssuch as the union leaders currently blockading each of France's eight oil refin
Families told to avoid travel to France as strikes cause fuel shortages, flight delays
Brisbane Times / Posted 4 days ago
such as the union leaders currently blockading each of France's eight oil refineries, are leading the charge against a Socialist government whose platform they view as too similar to that of the right. They overwhelmingly oppose Mr Hollande's... Read more
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WA Today
Families told to avoid travel to France as strikes cause fuel shortages, flight delayssuch as the union leaders currently blockading each of France's eight oil refin
Families told to avoid travel to France as strikes cause fuel shortages, flight delays
WA Today / Posted 4 days ago
such as the union leaders currently blockading each of France's eight oil refineries, are leading the charge against a Socialist government whose platform they view as too similar to that of the right. They overwhelmingly oppose Mr Hollande's... Read more
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TribLIVE
France vows ‘no retreat’ from labor reforms amid growing unrestsuch as the union leaders blockading each of France's eight oil refineries, are
France vows ‘no retreat’ from labor reforms amid growing unrest
TribLIVE / Posted 4 days ago
such as the union leaders blockading each of France's eight oil refineries, are leading the charge against a Socialist government whose platform they view as too similar to that of the right. They overwhelmingly oppose Hollande's... Read more
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The Hindu
reform protests hit Francein a showdown with a government that flatly refused to withdraw a contested lab
reform protests hit France
The Hindu / Posted 4 days ago
in a showdown with a government that flatly refused to withdraw a contested labour law reform. Protesters warned the Socialist government that the European soccer tournament that opens in France on June 10 could be disrupted if it refused to... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Clashes as France gripped by fresh wave of strikesof black smoke into the sky. Unions are furious about the legislation forced t
Clashes as France gripped by fresh wave of strikes
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 4 days ago
of black smoke into the sky. Unions are furious about the legislation forced through parliament by the deeply unpopular Socialist government which is aiming to reform France's famously rigid labour laws by making it easier for companies to hire... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Venezuelan opposition warns foreign contracts need assembly's OKby legislation, is likely to create concern among foreign businesses that are s
Venezuelan opposition warns foreign contracts need assembly's OK
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 4 days ago
by legislation, is likely to create concern among foreign businesses that are seeking remain in the good graces of both the socialist government and opposition adversaries who control Congress. "We're going to tell all the embassies that the only... Read more
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