Thursday, April 19, 2012

April 18-20: Green Energy Taking Root in Nicaragua; Mexico and Cuba talk Energy; Cuba Focus at Summit of the Americas

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SourceMex, April 18, 2012
Mexico, Cuba Discuss Cooperation in Energy Sector
 * Deepwater drilling among possibilities
 * Agreement could help define maritime boundary
 * Bilateral relations improving gradually

PEMEX Files New Lawsuit against US Companies for Acquiring Stolen Fuel
 * PEMEX wanted to add companies to 2010 suit
 * Fuel theft remains major problem
 * Prevention efforts mostly ineffective

NotiCen, April 19, 2012

 Ambitious Green-Energy Overhaul Taking Root In Nicaragua
 * Two-pronged approach
 * Staying on target
 * Generating investor buzz

Honduran Judges Fired for Opposing Coup Confront Judiciary Representatives at Inter-American Commission on Human Rights
 * Former judge Tirza Flores explains case
 * CEJIL argues case
 * State responds

NotiSur, April 20, 2012

Summit of the Americas Exposes Continental Rifts
 * US and Canada stand alone on Cuba participation
 * Guatemala leads move to examine drug policy
 * US seen as disengaged in region

Chile: Equal Rights Bill Fast-Tracked Following Beating Death Of Gay Man
 * A turning point?
 * Hints that Chile is "evolving"

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