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  1. Oil at $77? It Is in This Country That Plays by Its Own RulesRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 25 | The Washington Post

    Oil has plummeted below $39 a barrel in the U.S. But despite the price bloodbath in global energy markets, it fetches nearly twice that amount in Argentina -- home to some of the most expensive crude in the world. Even as prices plunged anew Monday, sending world benchmarks close to the lowest levels they briefly hit in the Great Recession, oil is still flying high in Argentina for the simple reason the government wants it that way.

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  2. Oil at $77? It Is in This Country That Plays by Its Own RulesRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 25 | The Washington Post

    Oil has plummeted below $39 a barrel in the U.S. But despite the price bloodbath in global energy markets, it fetches nearly twice that amount in Argentina -- home to some of the most expensive crude in the world. Even as prices plunged anew Monday, sending world benchmarks close to the lowest levels they briefly hit in the Great Recession, oil is still flying high in Argentina for the simple reason the government wants it that way.

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  3. LCSC new strategic plan strives to increase enrollment numbers by 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 11 | KLEW-TV Lewiston

    Soon school will be back in session at Lewis-Clark State College. KLEW News Reporter Alex Cresenti shows us how the school has some big goals.

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  4. Argentina: Scioli ahead in primariesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 10 | BBC News

    With 93% of the votes counted, governing coalition candidate Daniel Scioli had a 14-point lead over his conservative rival, Mauricio Macri. President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner, who has been in power since December 2007, will not be able to stand again as the constitution limits presidents to two terms in office.

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  5. A Couple of Reasons why Hillary is not EvitaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 9, 2015 | American Thinker

    The latest theory going around is that Hillary wants to be Evita, a reference to the charismatic First Lady Evita Peron of Argentina who died from cancer in 1951. "Hillary Clinton has a strategy for dealing with the media: play Evita.

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  6. Latam Wrap-LatAm credits resilient in face of Greek woesRead the original story

    Jul 6, 2015 | Reuters

    Latin American credits neared the end of Monday's volatile session close to flat, recovering late in the day from some widening earlier caused by the ongoing drama in Greece. But while that indicated a benign approach to the Greek woes, bankers said, headline risk remains too big for LatAm borrowers to come to market with new deals.

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  7. Minister of Justice of the Central African Republic discusses...Read the original story

    Jul 2, 2015 | Emailwire.com

    The Hague -- Today, 2 July 2015, the Minister of Justice of the Central African Republic , H.E. Mr Aristide Sokambi, visited the International Criminal Court in The Hague , where he held meetings with ICC President Judge Silvia Fernandez de Gurmendi, the Deputy Prosecutor, Mr James Stewart, and the Registrar, Mr Herman von Hebel. H.E. Mr Sokambi discussed various cooperation issues with regard to the ongoing ICC investigations in CAR and expressed that "the fight against impunity is a core priority for the authorities in CAR".

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  8. Dominican Republic approves presidential re-election billRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2015 | The New Zealand Herald

    ... support. More than 60 legislators of the ruling party who supported a potential run by former president Leonel Fernandez initially opposed the bill. Both Fernandez and Medina belong to the same party, and recent polls suggest Medina would have a ...

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  9. Dominican lawmakers tentatively approve re-election billRead the original story

    Jun 6, 2015 | ETaiwanNews.com

    ... polls suggested Medina had a better chance of winning the 2016 presidential election than his predecessor, Leonel Fernandez.

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  10. Argentine President Met Edward Snowden in Mos...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 5, 2015 | The St. Petersburg Times

    Protesters supporting Edward Snowden, a contractor at the National Security Agency , hold a photo of Snowden during a demonstration. Argentina's President Cristina Fernandez held talks with U.S. whistleblower Edward Snowden during a visit to Russia in April, Anthony Romero, director of the American Civil Liberties Union and one of Snowden's lawyers said on Thursday.

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  11. Dominican Republic to debate presidential re-electionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2015 | 13WHAM

    ... indicated Medina had a stronger chance of winning the 2016 presidential election than his predecessor, Leonel Fernandez. Fernandez is expected to run next year in hopes of winning what would be his fourth term as president. Officials have not yet ...

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  12. Dominican Republic to debate presidential re-electionRead the original story

    Jun 2, 2015 | WTVC

    ... indicated Medina had a stronger chance of winning the 2016 presidential election than his predecessor, Leonel Fernandez. Fernandez is expected to run next year in hopes of winning what would be his fourth term as president. Officials have not yet ...

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  13. Pahlavi promotes a own visiona for IranRead the original story w/Photo

    May 30, 2015 | The Miami Herald

    ... like the former prime minister of Pakistan [Shukat Aziz] or the former president of the Dominican Republic [Leonel Fernandez]. Personalities at this level have a wealth of knowledge and experience and it's always nice to compare notes and share ...

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  14. His Majesty sends greetings to Jordan, ArgentinaRead the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2015 | Times of Oman

    Muscat: His Majesty Sultan Qaboos bin Said has sent a cable of congratulations to King Abdullah II Ibn Al Hussein of Jordan on the occasion of his country's 69th Independence Anniversary. In his cable, His Majesty the Sultan has expressed his sincere congratulations along with his best wishes of good health, happiness and a long life to King Abdullah II, praying to Allah the Almighty for the return of this and similar occasions on him to achieve aspirations of further progress and prosperity for the people of Jordan.

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  15. Spanish Broadcasting System, Duende Films Close on a $25 Million Dollars Film Slate, with FunglodeRead the original story

    May 22, 2015 | BroadcastNewsroom

    The former president of the Dominican Republic, Leonel Fernández, on behalf of the Global Foundation for Democracy and Development , led an inter-agency partnership with Spanish Broadcasting System and Duende Films, for the implementation and marketing of a multi picture slate in order to boost the film industry in the Dominican Republic. The agreement was sealed at the offices of the renowned multimedia company SBS, between former President Fernández for FUNGLODE, Raul Alarcon President & CEO of SBS, and Emmy and Oscar winning Filmmaker Agustin Fernandez, CEO of Duende Films.

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  16. Re-election for presidents considered in Dominican RepublicRead the original story w/Photo

    May 6, 2015 | The New Zealand Herald

    ... to run for re-election next year. It would amend the Constitution adopted in 2010 under his predecessor, Leonel Fernandez, who was expected to run for a fourth term in 2016. Both men are from the Partido de la Liberacion Dominicana. The ruling party ...

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  17. Argentina to declassify documents in Israel Embassy bombing investigationRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 9, 2015 | Ynetnews

    President Cristina Fernandez signed a decree Thursday that ordered the declassification of documents part of the investigation into the 1992 attack on the Israeli embassy in Buenos Aires. The bombing of the embassy killed 29 people, including four Israelis who worked in the Foreign Ministry and four Jewish women.

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  18. Mariners' prospect Jackson begins season at Class Lo-A ClintonRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 8, 2015 | HeraldNet

    ... ninth inning on RBI doubles by Bob Stinson and Larry Milbourne for a walk-off victory in front of 11,845. Leonel Fernandez, former president of the Dominican Republic, threw out the ceremonial first pitch. ... Stats Inc., provided this nugget: ...

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  19. Menendez indictment likely to shake up the political elite in the Dominican RepublicRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 7, 2015 | Fox News

    ... Rafael Camilo, the country's Customs General Director until 2012. Camilo, a close ally to former president Leonel Fernandez, is still tied to the highest hierarchies of power in the D.R. On page 29 of the indictment, an e-mail by a Secretary of ...

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  20. Dominican journalist gave his life for the truthRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 28, 2015 | New York Daily News

    ... Martinez's patience was rewarded when Balaguer was finally pushed out of office in 1996. His successor, Leonel Fernandez, agreed to investigate the journalist's murder. The details from Balaguer's blank page were eagerly revealed by an informant, a ...

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