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Two years ago the Dutch football club, SC Cambuur Leeuwarden was on the verge of closure. The club had lost its prize position in the Premier Division, attendances had fallen to below 2,000, the team was constantly bottom of the Jupiler League (1st division) and the main sponsors had withdrawn their financial support.
The Falkland Islands Government (FIG) celebrates this month its twenty first consecutive year of attendance at the Labour and Conservative Party Conferences. It is one of the longest standing exhibitors at the Conferences.
Uruguayan president Tabare Vazquez launched this week before the international business community the presidential candidacy of his outgoing Economy minister during the opening of a trade and investment forum sponsored among others by The Economist Intelligence Unit.
Bolivian President Evo Morales and the governors who led a violent rebellion against his administration's reforms agreed on Tuesday on a road map to end the confrontation. Once all governors sign the round of negotiations is scheduled to begin Thursday.
Norway has pledged one billion US dollars by 2015 to preserve the Brazilian Amazon rain forest, as long as South America's largest nation keeps trying to stop deforestation, visiting Norwegian Prime Minister Jens Stoltenberg announced in Brasilia.
Chinese and US delegations at the 19th meeting of China-US Joint Commission on Commerce and Trade (JCCT) reached this week several agreements on boosting trade ties at the Richard Nixon Presidential Library near Los Angeles, reports Xinhua the official Chinese news agency.
Bolivian president Evo Morales should accept a credible international mediation to avoid a more serious confrontation with the opposition, or he runs the risk of triggering a civil war in the country, warns Eduardo Gamara, a Bolivian political scientist and professor at the International University of Florida in Miami.
Paraguay's new President Fernando Lugo visited Brazil Wednesday with the purpose of launching talks on a deal to give the landlocked country a fairer share of the revenue for the electricity generated by a huge dam built across the two countries border.
South American leaders ratified their full support for the constitutional government of Bolivia and elected President Evo Morales following an emergency meeting Monday in Santiago de Chile.