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Tough times for 'Three Amigos'

Aug 20, 2007
The annual meeting of North American presidents, designed to integrate the economies of the the U.S., Canada and Mexico, has earned the nickname "Three Amigos Summit." But relations are strained among these so-called friends, Dan Grech reports.
Posted In: Canada, Mexico

Swiss bank head: Reality striking back

Aug 20, 2007
Switzerland's central bank chairman took off the gloves over the weekend, predicting in press interviews that we haven't seen the end of the crisis in world financial markets, thanks to the U.S. Stephen Beard has more.
Posted In: Canada, Investing, Wall Street

Big Ben silenced for repairs

Aug 17, 2007
The bells at London's famed clock tower have been quieted so some of its 148-year-old parts can be replaced. That they lasted that long is a marvel of Victorian engineering, explains Keeper of the Great Clock Mike McCann.
Posted In: Canada, Travel

Hello...Skype? Anyone there?

Aug 17, 2007
Online phone provider Skype is still working on its network this morning after a software crash yesterday left some 220 million users without service. Critics say the incident highlights a glaring flaw, Stephen Beard reports.
Posted In: Canada, Science

Mexico's dream port coming true

Aug 17, 2007
Mexico has plans on the drawing board for a brand new megaport that just might become reality, but neighboring ports in Long Beach and Los Angeles aren't too worried about the competition. Dan Grech reports.
Posted In: Canada, Mexico

Asian markets fall hard

Aug 17, 2007
The Japanese yen is fast gaining strength against the dollar, but that could be bad for Japan's heavily export-dependent economy. Really bad. Economist Andrew Hilton explains.
Posted In: Canada, Economy

'I am sunlight, not moonlight'

Aug 16, 2007
Meet a woman who's trying to get Cambodia a piece of the action in the international silk trade. The silk empire she's stitched together is the biggest employer in her province. Rachel Louise Snyder reports.
Posted In: Canada, Jobs

It doesn't care for strings on U.S. aid

Aug 16, 2007
The charitable organization CARE is turning down $45 million in U.S. government aid because, it says, the strings attached to the food aid package are hurting developing countries. John Dimsdale reports.
Posted In: Canada, Washington

Who else to give credit for subprime?

Aug 16, 2007
The European Commission is investigating credit-rating agencies on claims that they failed to warn investors about subprime risks. And there are other worries, too. Stephen Beard reports.
Posted In: Canada, Economy

World markets continue to sink

Aug 16, 2007
Doing the numbers is starting to get downright gloomy. Markets in Asia and Europe are dropping by 2 and 3 percent after yesterday's Wall Street plunge on continuing subprime concerns. This time mortgage lender Countrywide was the biggest troublemaker.
Posted In: Canada, Economy, Wall Street

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