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Millions Sought for Global Fund to Aid Farms: NYTimes World

EARTH DAY: HELENE COOPER reports from Washinton DC: The Obama administration is proposing to add $408 million to a global fund to boost food production and encourage good farming practices in the developing world, the Treasury Department announced on Thursday. … Continue reading

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Despite Threat of Unknown Swine Flu, Mexico City Stays Upbeat

A city-wide suspension of activities in Mexico City continues for the fifth day, including cancellation of all school levels, yesterdays Sunday mass, and all sporting events and cultural activities.  The suspension began Thursday night when the Secretary of Health announced … Continue reading

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