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Donald Trump to stick with free trade pact with Mexico and Canada – for now

 04/27/2017 - 04:41
US Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump (R) speaks during a press conference with President of Mexico Enrique Pena Nieto (L) in Los Pinos, Mexico City, Mexico, 31 August 2016. EPA/JORGE NUNEZ

The President of the United States Wednesday agreed with his Mexican counterpart and Canadian Prime Minister to immediately begin renegotiations on the North American Free Trade Agreement and not terminate it.

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Thursday, April 27, 2017 - 4:30am
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US Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump (R) speaks during a press conference with President of Mexico Enrique Pena Nieto (L) in Los Pinos, Mexico City, Mexico, 31 August 2016. EPA/JORGE NUNEZ

[OP-ED]: Trump’s stock boom -- illusion or reality?

 04/25/2017 - 10:10
Stock valuations are tricky. With hindsight, the market can stay above or below levels reflecting economic fundamentals for long stretches. Whatever the case today, stocks are nowhere near the absurd heights of the “tech bubble” at the turn of the century. EFE
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The last thing President Trump now needs is for the stock market to go south on him. After all, he’s got worries aplenty: abroad, North Korea, Syria, Russia and Brexit; at home, the stalled effort to repeal Obamacare; and uncertainty surrounding “tax reform.” Compared with this tapestry of troubles, the stock market has been a splendid blessing.

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Stock valuations are tricky. With hindsight, the market can stay above or below levels reflecting economic fundamentals for long stretches. Whatever the case today, stocks are nowhere near the absurd heights of the “tech bubble” at the turn of the century. EFE

State Department Approves Keystone XL Pipeline

 03/24/2017 - 10:44
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Trump continues to deliver on his electoral promises, or at least that's what it looks like.

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Global box office reaches record $38.6 billion in 2016

 03/23/2017 - 04:31
A trailer of 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' is shown inside the ticket office of a cinema in Beijing, China, 08 January 2016. EPA/HOW HWEE YOUNG
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Global box office revenue hit a record $38.6 billion in 2016, according to a report released Wednesday by the Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA).

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Thursday, March 23, 2017 - 4:30am
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A trailer of 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' is shown inside the ticket office of a cinema in Beijing, China, 08 January 2016. EPA/HOW HWEE YOUNG

Refugees crossing into Canada from US on foot despite freezing temperatures

 02/20/2017 - 04:55
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Under current law, unsuccessful applicants for asylum in Canada can be sent back to the US, and since Trump’s executive order, migration advocates have called for the agreement to be repealed.

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Under current law, unsuccessful applicants for asylum in Canada can be sent back to the US, and since Trump’s executive order, migration advocates have called for the agreement to be repealed. In the picture, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau delivers a speech during the Matthiae-Mahlzeit feast in the town hall of Hamburg, Germany, 17 February 2017. EFE/EPA/FOCKE STRANGMANN

While Some Build Walls, Canada Opens Doors to Migrants

 02/07/2017 - 03:19
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The Trudeau Government will give permanent residence to 300,000 foreigners this year after hosting 40,000 Syrian refugees in 15 months, reports El País

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Tuesday, February 7, 2017 - 3:06am
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The Trudeau Government will give permanent residence to 300,000 foreigners this year after hosting 40,000 Syrian refugees in 15 months. Photo: EFE/Archive

Canadian Prime Minister Wants Globalisation to Work for Everyone

 12/16/2016 - 04:15
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The Guardian interviews Canada’s prime minister to discuss why populism, divisiveness and fear are on the rise.

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Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has opposite ideas to Donald Trump. COMMONS/WIKIMEDIA

Is Maple Syrup Production responsible for one of the biggest Agricultural Crimes of All Times?

 12/16/2016 - 03:55
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Vanity Fair reports from inside Quebec's great multi-million maple syrup heist and denounce the monopoly games played by the FPAQ, the Federation of Quebec Maple Syrup Producers.

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Friday, December 16, 2016 - 3:34am
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The warm weather means maple syrup time at the farm. The weather in the woods was still a bit cool and the sap still running slow, but the warm-up next week should change that.Photo: Jason Dean/Wikimedia COMMONS

More than Maple leafs

 11/22/2016 - 15:17
Cannabis Station, a medical marijuana dispensary located at the intersection of Lawrence Street and 20th Avenue in Denver, Colorado. The shop occupies a former gas station. JEFFREY BEALL / WIKI COMMONS
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Last week, marijuana stocks in Canada skyrocketed suddenly, despite evident indications that the government plans to go slow in its promise to legalize recreational marijuana use (scheduled for next Spring). The increases may have gotten a boost from pot legalization votes in four U.S. states, Colorado and Oregon. In Canada, marijuana comes under federal jurisdiction, unlike in the United States, where regulation is shared by the states and federal government.

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Wednesday, November 23, 2016 - 4:08am
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Cannabis Station, a medical marijuana dispensary located at the intersection of Lawrence Street and 20th Avenue in Denver, Colorado. The shop occupies a former gas station. JEFFREY BEALL / WIKI COMMONS

Abstention: under reported news from 2016 election

 11/14/2016 - 11:52
Voter registers his vote during the US presidential elections, in Durham, North Carolina (United States.). EFE

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