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Mixing tequila and caipirinha : If only Latin America’s two giants co-operated more

Bello



Jun 6th 2015 | From the print edition








YOU can tell that a relationship is dire when one of the parties trumpets that it is being “reinvented” while the other urges that the couple shouldn’t “turn their backs on each other”



The first declaration came from Enrique Peña Nieto, Mexico’s president. 
The second was made by Dilma Rousseff, his Brazilian counterpart, who was paying her first state visit to Mexico on May 25th-27th. 


The two promised a new start. They pledged to boost trade and signed agreements to facilitate investment and expand air links. And they toasted each other with Mexican tequila and Brazilian cachaça, the cane liquor used in caipirinhas.



Brazil and Mexico are the two giants of Latin America. 



Between them they account for more than half of the region’s population, GDP and exports. And yet they have largely ignored each other. True, bilateral trade has doubled over the past ten years, but only to $9.2 billion a year; neither is among the other’s top seven trading par…

Nestle joins clean food movement with removal of artificial flavors from 250 products

Monday, June 08, 2015

by: Jennifer Lilley
Tags: Nestle additives, clean food, artificial flavors





(NaturalNews) Nestle, which is considered a snack food and frozen pizza leader, has announced that it will remove artificial flavors from over 250 of its products by the end of 2015. In that same time frame, the food giant also plans to reduce the salt content in its frozen pizzas by 10 percent. The brands involved are Digiorno, Tombstone, California Pizza Kitchen, Jack's, Hot Pockets and Lean Pockets.(1)





According to a Nestle press release, all artificial flavors "from every product within these brands" will be removed, and sodium content among these same brands will be lessened by 10 percent as compared to 2013 levels. Another effort that's keeping up with consumers' growing desire to eat healthier is their announcement that, by the end of the year, Nestle will also implement "guidance tools on packaging across these brands" in an effort to further assist cons…

ANOTHER STORM BREWING OFF MEXICO'S PACIFIC COAST

Una vez que pasamos la contingencia por el Huracán BLANCA; sugiero amig@s que no bajemos el nivel de prevención sino que lo manténganos e incrementemos pues la temporada apenas empieza; en estos momentos existe un 60% de posibilidad de la formación de un nuevo ciclón a quién le correspondería el nombre de CARLOS. Sigamos con la cultura de la autoproteccion.