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SUNS # 8435 Monday 3 April 2017
 
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Trade : Mexico fared poorly over past 23 years under NAFTA, says study (PRIV)
(Kanaga Raja, Geneva)
Mexico performed poorly over the past 23 years that it has been a party to the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), with its poverty rate going up, while its per capita GDP growth was significantly lower than that of the rest of Latin America during this period.

St. Vincent : How a devastating hurricane led to the first sustainability school (PRIV)
(IPS, Kingstown)
In the 1980s, an institution for troubled Danish youth and a vocational school for Vincentians was built in Richmond Vale, an agricultural district on the northwestern tip of St. Vincent.

Sri Lanka : Small tea farmers turn sustainable land managers (PRIV)
(IPS, Ratnapura)
As the mercury rises higher, Kamakandalagi Leelavathi delves deeper into the lush green mass of the tea bushes. For the past few afternoons there have been thunderstorms.

France : Hosts major exhibition on Jamaican music (PRIV)
(IPS, Paris)
It's one of those movie-like spring days in Paris, where blue skies and brilliant sunshine lift spirits after a long, wet, grey winter. Many people are outdoors trying to catch the rays, but Jamaican artist Danny Coxson is not among them.


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