Mexico City Notebook: Drug Gangs Tap Oil To Top Up Their Illicit Gains

[Sample Record] Title: “Mexico City Notebook: Drug Gangs Tap Oil To Top Up Their Illicit Gains”, in Financial Times, May 16, 2017. p. 8. Abstract: In recent years, Mexican druglords have moved into the siphoning of petroleum products from the pipelines of PEMEX on a massive scale. A recent battle in Puebla involving 2000 troops […]

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Notes: Direct Foreign Investment and Doing Business

Notes: Direct Foreign Investment and Doing Business Two sets of descriptors solve a common business research problem: precisely identifying records for foreign investments and doing business in various countries. The prefix “FI” is part of descriptors for records about direct “Foreign Investment” various countries. Examples are: FIBRAZIL Foreign Investment in Brazil FIETH Foreign Investment in […]

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Last Stands: Foresters and Ecologists Face Off Over the Future of Europe’s Oldest Forest

[Sample Record] “Last Stands: Foresters and Ecologists Face Off Over the Future of Europe’s Oldest Forest”, in Science, December 8, 2017. p. 1240-1243. Abstract: Bialowiela, Poland, is the gateway to the most primeval forest remaining in Europe. (Most of the oldest forest is across the border in Belarus.) State Forests, the Polish agency that manages […]

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Egypt, Ethiopia Wrangle Over Nile Dam

[Sample Record] “Egypt, Ethiopia Wrangle Over Nile Dam; Cairo Says Addis Ababa’s Hydroelectric Project Will Leave It With Too Little Water”, in Wall Street Journal, January 18, 2018. p. A7. (Includes map of the Nile River basin and farmland.) Ethiopia’s $4.2 billion hydroelectric dam project on the Blue Nile, the main tributary to the Nile […]

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