Latin American Market Roundup

RIO DE JANEIRO, June 13 (UPI) -- It is getting ugly for investors in Latin America, and nowhere is the brutal face of plummeting equities and bottomless currencies seen more than in Brazil, South America's largest economy.
BRADLEY BROOKS, UPI Business Correspondent

New financing script for Bollywood.

CALCUTTA, India, April 25 (UPI) -- For years, the Hindi film industry in India, nicknamed "Bollywood," has suffered a dubious reputation for the way it finances its films.
INDRAJIT BASU, UPI Business Correspondent

Bush trade proposal likely to be elusive

WASHINGTON, March 25 (UPI) -- The United States and other nations hailed President George W. Bush's trip to Latin America a success despite the fact that any final trade deal is years away a
KATHY A. GAMBRELL, White House reporter

View: The ideology of math education

WASHINGTON, March 6 (UPI) -- There's more to the struggle over math "reform" than meets the eye.

Copyright and scholarship -- II

SKOPJE, Macedonia, Feb. 18 (UPI) -- This is the second part of my interview with Peter Suber, publisher of the Free Online Scholarship newsletter. Part 1 appeared Friday.
SAM VAKNIN, UPI Business Correspondent

On The Net

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Soros backs academic rebels

An international group of scientists and academics, supported by Hungarian-American billionaire George Soros, is calling on scholars around the world to free their research from the control of for-profit, printed journals. The so-called "Budapest Open Acc

Soros backs academic rebels

BUDAPEST, Hungary, Feb. 12 (UPI) -- Hungarian-American billionaire George Soros is throwing his support -- and $1 million a year of his money -- behind an international group of academics who want scholars around the world to free their research from the control of for-profit, printed journ

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Analysis: Soros rallies world to fight TB

WASHINGTON, Oct. 24 (UPI) -- The involvement of Soros may heighten the visibility of tuberculosis, and it certainly gives more credibility to any so-called business plan the international agencies come up with to combat the disease. But whether that is enough to rally industrialized
SHIHOKO GOTO, Senior Business Correspondent
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