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Ezra Fieser

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At odds with Ecuador, USAID moves to leave

USAID expects to close its doors in Ecuador by September 2014 due to an increasingly acrimonious relationship with President Rafael Correa. This comes six months after it was kicked out of Bolivia.

Petrocaribe: Paying beans for Venezuelan oil

Some 17 countries receive shipments of crude or refined oil products with preferential repayment terms under the Petrocaribe energy pact. But some nations fear oil shipments could stop post-Chávez.

The buzz about Haiti – as a tourist destination?

President Martelly wants to attract investors to build hotels and resorts, with an estimated 2,250 hotel rooms completed by 2013. It’s a way to create jobs and improve the economy, but can it work?