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Stories for January 27th 2014

  • Monday, January 27th 2014 - 19:26 UTC

    Coca Cola CEO warns youth unemployment is a great risk for social peace

    Kent was addressing the World Economic Forum in Davos

    Unemployment among teens and young adults represents a huge global problem, says Muhtar Kent, CEO of Coca-Cola. In the United States, teenage unemployment totaled 20.2 percent in December and if the situation isn't addressed, the results could be devastating, the social peace and fabric of the world is in danger.

  • Monday, January 27th 2014 - 16:48 UTC

    Falklands Islands, CELAC and the right to self-determination

    Is annexation now something Cuba supports over and above the right to self-determination?

    By Tim Cole - This week the CELAC Summit will be held in Havana and the Cuban government will be in charge of finalizing the language in the Summit declarations. Inevitably there will be one on the Falkland Islands and I suspect it will ignore the referendum held on the Islands last year when 99.8% voted in favor of the Islands remaining an Overseas Territory of the United Kingdom.