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Markets punish South America's Bad and Ugly economies

Markets punish South America's Bad and Ugly economies | North America (Mexico, U.S, and Canada) | Scoop.it
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This article pinpoints the struggle the South American economy is having. Global markets are noticing the decline and are worrying about its recent downfall. It's an emerging economy so it's not as structured yet but is already off to a bad start as they notice exports too big. Even though their exports are large and important they seem to be losing meaning. All over economy is struggling. 

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Building Urban Assets in South America | Articles | LSE Cities

Building Urban Assets in South America | Articles | LSE Cities | North America (Mexico, U.S, and Canada) | Scoop.it
LSE Cities is an international centre at the London School of Economics and Political Science that studies how people and cities interact in a rapidly urbanising world, focussing on how the design of cities impacts on society, culture and the environment. Through research, conferences, teaching and projects, the centre aims to shape new thinking and practice on how to make cities fairer and more sustainable for the next generation of urban dwellers, who will make up some 70 per cent of the global population by 2050.
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Insightful information explains how South America is building and continuing to build more Urban cities. Although 80% already live in urban areas they are expanding. It also shows their money predicament and history of modernizing cities. 

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South America

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Information relating to the geography, countries, population and climate of South America
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This article details the  geographic points of South American. It talks about land, not only the size but some of the animals found within. It gives general details and ideas of what to find in South America. 

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This article provides information on South American geography. We chose this article because it has good graphics and information pertaining to the topic.  It tells general geographic facts, regional and seasonal information, etc. 

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‘Frantic Crackdown’ on Media in Turkey

‘Frantic Crackdown’ on Media in Turkey | North America (Mexico, U.S, and Canada) | Scoop.it
Reports charting declining media freedoms in Turkey are now being published with increasing regularity.
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This article discusses European politics. In Turkey, their society is not up to the expected standards of living and with another restriction of freedom being enacted, limiting media usage, several solutions are offered that would better the way they live. 

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Democrats optimistic about HealthCare.gov fixes, Republicans skeptical - The Washington Post

Democrats and Republicans take different views of where things stand with HealthCare.gov.
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This  article is about U.S politics and it discusses a current controversial topic that is really dividing the government. 

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Religion, Beliefs, and Influence in Mexico

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This article gives a general description of Mexico's religious beliefs and the role religion plays in society and culture. 

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Mexico - GEOGRAPHY

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This article does a really good job giving a general overview of Mexico's topography, climate, geography, etc. 

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Religion, customs and beliefs

Religion, customs and beliefs | North America (Mexico, U.S, and Canada) | Scoop.it
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This article concentrates on Bolivia and their religion or beliefs. They specifically focus on Day of The Dead which makes sense being so close to Mexico. Religion is very family orientated and typically does not change. Catholicism  has been spread throughout from Spain and is still around.

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Arts & Entertainment in Chile

Arts & Entertainment in Chile | North America (Mexico, U.S, and Canada) | Scoop.it
The narrow, distinctive strip of land that makes up the southwestern edge of South America is full -- that's Chile. It is a land of sun, sand and surf -- but it's the ...
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This article focuses specifically on Chile and it's entertainment. It showcases specific things you can do while visiting Chile such as visit museums or charming towns. South America can be known for its neat trinkets especially in cultural places like Chile where you can find entertainment and art. 

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South American Politics

South American Politics | North America (Mexico, U.S, and Canada) | Scoop.it
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This article is representative of South American politics. It gives 

some general political information such as the percentage of women in government, etc. We chose this article because it provides good information relating to the government and their general political system. 

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Julia & Eva's comment, March 11, 2014 10:10 PM
hey you guys. you should probably label this with south america too. just letting you know
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The Current U.S. Economy: Text and Subtext - NYTimes.com

The Current U.S. Economy: Text and Subtext - NYTimes.com | North America (Mexico, U.S, and Canada) | Scoop.it
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This article discusses the  current state of the U.S economy. It does a good job describing both the good and bad things happening with our economy right now. 

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Canadian education and skills—details and analysis

Canadian education and skills—details and analysis | North America (Mexico, U.S, and Canada) | Scoop.it
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This article is about intellectual and arts and it tells about Canada's amazing education system and the changes they've made to Innovate the way children learn. 

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Canada's commitment to gender equality and the advancement of women's rights internationally

Canada's commitment to gender equality and the advancement of women's rights internationally | North America (Mexico, U.S, and Canada) | Scoop.it
Canada is a world leader in the promotion and protection of women's rights and gender equality. These issues are central to Canada's foreign and domestic policies.
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This article describes social and how Canada is protecting women's rights and their roles in society. 

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