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Zambia is one of the poorest nations in the world, but in its northern providence of Luapula, mines that are filled with numerous minerals that could greatly help out the providence and the nation. Luapula also has a substantial amount of small famers that inhabit the lands of the providences richest mineral fields. The people […]
This landmark case helped decide the future for foreign trade. In late 1998 the National Australia Bank (NAB) bought a company out of Jacksonville, Florida called HomeSide Lending, Inc. They bought it so they could have an office in the United States as well as a place to run its main mortgages. In 2001 after […]
Some of the world’s largest oil, mining, car and gas corporations will make hundreds of millions of dollars from a UN backed forest protection scheme whose initial purpose was to reduce emissions from deforestation carbon by paying poorer countries to preserve their forests. This agreement would allow governments to offset national emissions against forest conservation, […]