Social Issues

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  • 1 May 2015- 10:44 by OOSKAnews Correspondent RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil The World Surf League announced this week that it was removing Rio de Janeiro’s São Conrado beach as a competition site due to pollution problems. The beach is heavily polluted by sewage, which flows untreated from nearby slums
  • 2 Nov 2009- 19:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CONAKRY, Guinea The Guinean government has signed a $7-9 billion USD oil and mining deal with the China International Fund (CIF) and Sonangol (an Angolan CIF partner), according to Guinea's Mining Minister Mahmoud Thiam. In exchange for access to
  • 2 Nov 2009- 13:48 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CONAKRY, Guinea The Guinean government has signed a $7-9 billion USD oil and mining deal with the China International Fund (CIF) and Sonangol (an Angolan CIF partner), according to Guinea's Mining Mnister Mahmoud Thiam. In exchange for access to
  • 17 Mar 2009- 16:02 by Local Press Report MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay Corporate Europe Observatory Uruguay, together with many Latin American countries, is insisting that the 5th World Water Forum recognize water as a human right. The country is adamantly against the European Union's (EU) inclusion of