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Peru: Science commission's ban on religious images causes controversy

Peru: Science commission's ban on religious images causes controversy | Canada, Mexico, and The United States | Scoop.it
Critics say that the ban on religious objects in CONCYTEC’s public spaces is an attack on religious freedom.
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Religion:a decision   made by peru's commission of science to ban religious  art work and imagery in public settings has created controversy Among citizens.

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Latin America's political right in decline as leftist governments move to middle

Latin America's political right in decline as leftist governments move to middle | Canada, Mexico, and The United States | Scoop.it
Regional summit in Cuba points to a geopolitical realignment as US diplomatic attention is largely focused elsewhere
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Political:  conservative governments have virtually disappeared from the region Of latin America.

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A Cultural Primer in South America | Frommer's

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This article falls under the category of social in South America.  It talks about how their culture traces back to Spain, Portugal, and Africa. Also, it described how each country has different customs from one another.

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This article is social because it shows the cultures, customs, and cast systems and influences from places like... Spain, Portugal, and Africa.

 

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Where angels fear to tread

Where angels fear to tread | Canada, Mexico, and The United States | Scoop.it
POPE BENEDICT XVI will arrive in Mexico on March 23rd to spend three days preaching mainly to the converted. Mexico is one of the world's great Catholic...
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This article falls under the category of Religion in Mexico.  It talks about the Pope Benedict spending three days in Guanajuato.  Most people who live their are Catholic and welcome him with many posters.

 

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Art and Culture

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Along with an inside-out detail of visual arts, performing arts, cinema and literature, 123independenceday.com provides an outline of the arts and culture of Canada.
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This artice is intellectual/ arts in Canada.  It talks about the rich bilingual and diverse culture.  Canada is a fairly new country so there arts portray more contemporary themes.

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Growth Gain Blurs Signs of Weakness in Economy

Growth Gain Blurs Signs of Weakness in Economy | Canada, Mexico, and The United States | Scoop.it
Five years after the global economy was falling the fastest, Western economies are still failing to gain much-needed momentum, despite the efforts of central bankers on both sides of the Atlantic.
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This article talks about the Economy in the United States.  Deflation is having a big impact and is forcing banks to cut their interest rates very low.  The United States fails to pick their economy up and gain momentum.

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Currency Wars, Revisited

Currency Wars, Revisited | Canada, Mexico, and The United States | Scoop.it
Domestic problems, not foreigners, are to blame for a recent slump in emerging markets.
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economic: Brazil and other developing countries blame  the us and other industrialized countries for driving down the value of the dollar and other forms of money in other countries

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South America: Physical Geography

South America: Physical Geography | Canada, Mexico, and The United States | Scoop.it
Encyclopedic entry. South America is a continent of extremes. It is home to the world's largest river (the Amazon) as well as the world's driest place (the Atacama Desert).
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This article falls under the geography category in South America. It talks about how it's the fourth largest continent. Also it talks about the three different regions: mountains, basins, and plains.

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Cramming them in

Cramming them in | Canada, Mexico, and The United States | Scoop.it
PROMISES of big improvements in basic education were writ large in the manifesto that won Vicente Fox election as president of Mexico. Likewise for Brazil's...
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This article falls under the intellectual category in South America. It talks about how more people are getting schooling, but not as well as they should.

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Geography of the United States - Learn About the United States

Geography of the United States - Learn About the United States | Canada, Mexico, and The United States | Scoop.it
Geography of the United States of America: Read this article to learn about the United States. Learn about the history, government, economy, geography and climate of the United States from Geography at About.com.
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This article had much information on the geography and influences of geography on the United States.The United States is bordered by Mexico and canada on the top and bottom, and the Atlantic and pacific oceans on both sides. People have greatly shaped the geography of the united states and made a large impact on the land.

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Politics at play in Mexico's ongoing teacher protests

Politics at play in Mexico's ongoing teacher protests | Canada, Mexico, and The United States | Scoop.it
Teachers have long played important roles in Mexican politics as opportunistic politicians and political parties have leveraged the teachers' union's organizational muscle and long reach into the country's most remote pueblos — where educators are...
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This article was on teachernprotests towards the union because of a new policy requiring teachers to take merit tests. This over haul has caused much out Bursts in Mexico . Politics played a large role In this desicion. 

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KaitlynandSydney's curator insight, December 2, 2013 1:58 AM

This article falls under the politics catagory because it explains how teachers in Mexico have a large political impact and how they are the ones teaching the future politicians. 

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Canada's View on Social Issues Is Opening Rifts With the U.S. - New York Times

Canadians and Americans still dress alike, talk alike, like the same books, television shows and movies, and trade more goods and services than ever before. But from gay marriage to drug use to
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This article falls under social in Canada.  Canada is being compared to the United States.  They talk about how they dress, talk, and are amused by the same entertainment.

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