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SUNS # 8406 Tuesday 21 February 2017
 
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Trade : US protectionist border adjustment tax plan likely WTO-illegal (PRIV)
(Martin Khor, Penang)
A new US tax plan, being considered by Congressional Republican leaders and the President of the United States, is likely to be violative of the fundamental principles of the World Trade Organisation and its agreements, and could have a devastating effect on the exports and investments of American trading partners, especially the developing countries.

United Nations : Making the deep blue sea green again (PRIV)
(IPS, New York)
Kids growing up in the Seychelles think of the ocean as their backyard, says Ronald Jean Jumeau, the Seychelles ambassador to the UN.

Mexico : Expansion of renewable energies has victims too (PRIV)
(IPS, Kimbila)
The growing number of wind and solar power projects in the southern Mexican state of Yucatan are part of a positive change in Mexico's energy mix.


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