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Alan Clendenning

Alan Clendenning

    Cash-strapped Spaniards pin hopes on lottery
    Cash-strapped Spaniards pin hopes on lottery
    The Spanish lottery is the world's richest - paying out $3.3-billion in tax-free awards on Saturday.
    Whale that got lost in Amazon River found dead
    Whale that got lost in Amazon River found dead
    A whale that got lost and swam about 1 300km up the Amazon River died after a failed effort to capture it and transport it back to the ocean,...
    Massive oilfield a 'new horizon' for Brazil
    Massive oilfield a 'new horizon' for Brazil
    A monster offshore oil discovery could help Brazil join the ranks of the world's major exporters, but full-scale extraction is unlikely until 2013...
    Brazil descends into air-traffic chaos
    Brazil descends into air-traffic chaos
    Brazil descended again into air chaos on Wednesday after the nation's number-one airline cancelled dozens of flights to and from the country's...
    Developing nations to assess global trade talks
    Developing nations to assess global trade talks
    Trade ministers from 21 developing nations will try to find ways to restart talks on a global trade treaty during a weekend gathering of the Group...
    Parreira closer to becoming Bafana coach
    Parreira closer to becoming Bafana coach
    Former Brazil coach Carlos Alberto Parreira said on Friday he is close to reaching an agreement to manage 2010 World Cup hosts South Africa, a deal...
    Classic VW Kombis reach end of an era
    Classic VW Kombis reach end of an era
    With their unique air-cooled engines sputtering to life, brand-new classic Volkswagen (VW) minivans chug off the assembly line after a manufacturing ritual barely changed since hippies turned the boxy vehicle into a counterculture icon....
    Amazon Indians fear highway will change their way of life
    Amazon Indians fear highway will change their way of life
    By the slow-moving Tapajos River, monkeys murmur in the forest and Munduruku Indians with bows and arrows tiptoe along the riverbank, hunting...