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  • [2010-11-10] Argentina Promises Nuclear Power Surge 

    Witte-Lebhar, Benjamin
    Left for decades on the proverbial back burner, Argentina’s once cutting-edge but now very much dusty nuclear power sector is experiencing a real renaissance. For the first time in more than a quarter century, the country ...
  • [2010-11-23] Argentina Promises Nuclear Power Surge 

    Witte-Lebhar, Benjamin
    Left for decades on the proverbial back burner, Argentina’s once cutting-edge but now very much dusty nuclear power sector is experiencing a real renaissance. For the first time in more than a quarter century, the country ...
  • [2010-07-27] BRAZIL STANDS FIRM ON INSPECTIONS, IAEA BACKS DOWN 

    NotiSur writers
    Brazil appears to have won a months-long stare-down with the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) regarding full access to its nuclear-energy program. IAEA inspectors arrived at a Brazilian nuclear-development site ...
  • [2010-12-02] BRAZIL'S PRESIDENT FINDS ETHANOL A HARD SELL IN CENTRAL AMERICA 

    NotiCen
    Brazil's President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva visited four Central American nations in a tour of northern Latin America that began in Mexico. It was, for the most part, a "biofuels diplomacy" trip that was played in the ...
  • [2010-07-27] BRAZIL: GOVERNMENT MOVES FORWARD ON NEW NUCLEAR PLANTS DESPITE OPPOSITION 

    Jose Pedro Martins
    A large coalition is being formed to oppose two nuclear-power plants that the Brazilian government plans to build in the northeast. At the same time, sectors of some states in the area are competing for the plants in the ...
  • [2010-10-11] Brazil: Preparing For Post-Copenhagen Economy 

    NotiSur
    After the failure of the UN Climate Change Conference in Copenhagen, which was unable to reach a consensus regarding measures needed to fight global warming (see SourceMex, 2009-12-16), Brazil began to prepare for the ...
  • [2011-02-14] How Would a Rousseff Presidency Affect Brazil’s Energy Sector? 

    Inter-American Dialogue's Latin American Energy Advisor
    On Oct. 3 Brazilians will vote in the general election to replace current President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva. With a commanding lead in the polls and a potential first-round victory, Dilma Rousseff is being watched for ...
  • [2010-10-11] Mexico Attempts To Recapture Leadership Role In Latin America At Regional Summit; Energy, Sustainability On Agenda 

    SourceMex
    President Felipe Calderon succeeded to some extent in repositioning Mexico as a leader in Latin America, hosting what was generally perceived as a successful summit of Latin American and Caribbean countries in Quintana Roo ...
  • [2010-10-17] Mexico Wrestles with Declining Oil Reserves 

    SourceMex
    Mexico may not be a major player on the global oil-export market for much longer because of dwindling crude-oil reserves. In February, the state-run oil company PEMEX confirmed a projected decline in output from in its ...
  • [2010-10-11] Mexico, Brazil Propose Alliance Between State-run Oil Companies 

    SourceMex
    In recent years, Brazil and Mexico have discussed forming a full alliance between their state-run petroleum companies. But now it seems like the two countries are ready to move beyond just talk and minor cooperation accords ...
  • [2010-07-26] PARAGUAY SEEKS GREATER FLEXIBILITY FROM BRAZIL ON ITAIPU DAM CONTRACT, BRAZIL REFUSES 

    Notisur writers
    Paraguay's President Nicanor Duarte pressed Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva to renegotiate the terms that dictate how power from a shared dam is handled. Paraguayan officials and media want the tiny country ...
  • [2010-07-26] PARAGUAY: ITAIPU DISPUTE COULD GO TO INTERNATIONAL ARBITRATION 

    Andres Gaudin
    After four rounds of negotiations aimed at reaching an agreement on economic and political differences regarding their joint operation of the world's largest hydroelectric dam, the governments of Paraguay and Brazil have ...
  • [2010-10-11] Petrobras Examining Potential New Oil-field Discovery 

    NotiSur
    Brazil's state-owned oil company Petroleo Brasileiro S.A. (Petrobras) may have discovered another site of massive offshore oil reserves just months after it announced the largest petroleum discovery in years. If tests show ...