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People power: Kalamazoo pushes community capitalism

The US city of Kalamazoo's concept of community capitalism focuses on nurturing human talent and opportunities while growing the local economy. The policy seems to have produced mixed results so far, but it is attracting interest from other locations

In dispute: Arbitration over Bolivian telecoms nationalisation finally draws to a close

Luke Peterson discusses the legal challenges from the world of foreign direct investment

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Montana aims to become US wind energy hub

Montana governor and potential 2016 US presidential candidate Brian Schweitzer talks about alternative energy and plans for FDI in his state

California is top recipient of renewables investments

California has emerged as the top US state for investment from renewable energy companies

Oklahoma passes clean energy law

Bill ensures 15% of Oklahoma energy will come from renewables by 2015

US in Iraq business plan

US Chamber of Commerce to assist US companies wanting to invest in Iraq

Martinique seeks to broaden its appeal

Despite its abundance of natural attractions, Martinique has suffered a drought of investment and tourism in recent years. Leela Shanson assesses the island's challenges and what is being done to reverse this decline

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Peru looks beyond mining sector

Peru's mineral wealth and strategic location as a trading route between Latin America and China have seen its economy enjoy impressive GDP growth over the past few years. However, with elections due next year, the new government's main task will be to diversify its mining-dependent economy

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Paraguay builds on its strengths

The government of Paraguay has faced many challenges when striving to implement democratic reform and social policies while maintaining economic stability and promoting growth. The country’s minister of finance, Dionisio Borda, tells Silvia Pavoni about the government’s efforts to make the most of its natural resources, attract private investment and build up its infrastructure

St Jude Medical in $670m Costa Rica investment

US-based medical devices company St Jude Medical is investing $670m in Costa Rica.

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