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Friday, October 31, 2014   4:44 GMT

Canada Accused of Failing to Prevent Overseas Mining Abuses
Carey L. Biron

WASHINGTON - The Canadian government is failing either to investigate or to hold the countrys massive extractives sector accountable for rights abuses committed in Latin American countries, according to petitioners who testified here Tuesday before an international tribunal.
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Panama Regulators Could Slow U.S. Approval of GM Salmon
Carey L. Biron
WASHINGTON - Officials in Panama have fined the local facility of a U.S. biotechnology company for a series of permitting and regulatory failures around a pioneering attempt to create genetically modified salmon.
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Resolving Key Nuclear Issue Turns on Iran-Russia Deal
Gareth Porter
WASHINGTON - U.S. and Iranian negotiators are working on a compromise approach to the issue of Irans uranium enrichment capabilities, which the Barack Obama administration has said in the past Iran was refusing to make concessions on.
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