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Posts Tagged ‘ Venezuela ’

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Nicolas Maduro

La Casona

Calle 1, Caracas 1071,

Venezuela

 

Nicolas,

Firstly, apologies for writing this letter in English, but my Spanish is limited. I was intrigued recently to read of your innovative idea for combating opportunists taking advantage of the subsidy your government gives to Venezuelan producers, (by purchasing vast quantities of foodstuffs from the Venezuelan supermarkets ‘apparently up to 40% of all foodstuffs produced’, and smuggling them over the border into Colombia, and then selling them at a more favourably rate than the local produce) by introducing a mandatory fingerprinting system in all Venezuelan supermarkets. Continue reading

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The Globalisation Of The NBA

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Brooklyn Nets kicked off the first global game of 2014 with a resounding 127-110 win over the Atlanta Hawks at London’s 02 Arena last Thursday.

Over the past 35 years the NBA have played 147 games globally, visiting 20 different countries including China, Germany, Italy and Russia amongst others.

Yet the globalisation of the NBA has extended far beyond bringing the game cross continent.  Continue reading

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