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The World Bank on Monday voiced recognition that Communist-run Cuba, barred from the multilateral loans enjoyed by most other developing nations, scores better on social measures than most of them.

Statistics in the bank's World Development Indicators report,...

April 30, 2001

High up in the remote desert plains of the Bolivian altiplano lies a city whose unimaginable wealth and large-scale industrial exploitation once placed it at the heart of the South American continent. Though now a poor, neglected back-water, the importance of Potosi to...

April 27, 2001

U.S. President George W. Bush, highlighting Cuba's absence from the Summit of the Americas, on Saturday touted the benefits of democracy and said "freedom will come" one day for Cuba.

"Only one country in the western hemisphere is not represented (at the summit),...

Deborah Charles
April 21, 2001

U.S. President George W. Bush, highlighting Cuba's absence from the Summit of the Americas, on Saturday touted the
benefits of democracy and said "freedom will come" one day for Cuba.

"Only one country in the western hemisphere is not represented (at the...

Deborah Charles
April 21, 2001

President Bush and the heads of state of 34 of the 35 countries in this hemisphere are meeting in Canada this weekend. Their goal: Try to ensure an American free-trade zone from Alaska to Antarctica by 2005, to compete more effectively with Europe and Asia.

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Al Neuharth
April 21, 2001

President Bush and the heads of state of 34 of the 35 countries in this hemisphere are meeting in Canada this weekend. Their goal: Try to ensure an American free-trade zone from Alaska to Antarctica by 2005, to compete more effectively with Europe and Asia.

This is...

Al Neuharth
April 21, 2001

The Cuban government is looking past the Bush
administration to Congress, U.S. business and the public in its pursuit of an end to America's four-decade-long embargo, Cuba's top diplomat in Washington said Tuesday.

``As Cubans, we're optimistic,'' Fernando...

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