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Historical Roots of Migration in the Age of Globalization
Migratory streams to and from Latin America have created human ebbs and flows over a century-and-a-half, since the borderlands were divided by the bi-national boundary between Mexico and the U.S. In truth, what we know as ...
Will the Argentine Government Hinder Shale Investment?
(Inter-American Dialogue, 2012-02-27)
In recent weeks, the Argentine government has faced off with the country's largest energy company, Repsol’s YPF, blaming the increase in fuel imports on a lack of investment from YPF and other producers. Despite a ...
Cuba’s Oil Plans Gather Speed with Foreign Aid Causing U.S. Concern
Cuba is accelerating its oil-sector investments to increase its production, triple its refining capacity, and tap potential reserves in its exclusive economic zone in the Gulf of Mexico through a strategy that is attracting ...
Executive Decree No. 368 - Regulation that substitutes the General Regulations of the Law of the Electricity Sector
(Consejo Nacional de Electricidad, 1997-10-28)
This decree states that all activities and services related to the generation of electricity will be provided by companies duly authorized, in free competition, by license or permit to be regulated in those aspects and ...
State-run Oil Company PEMEX Announces Discovery of ‘Significant’ Natural-Gas Reserve in Deep Waters of Gulf of Mexico
In late May, the state-run oil company PEMEX announced the discovery of what it considers a "significant" reserve of natural gas in the deep waters of the Gulf of Mexico. While the size of the reserve was impressive, some ...
Constitution of the Federative Republic of Brazil of 1988
(Diário Oficial do Brasil, 1988-10-05)
The Brazilian Constitution includes declarations in favor of the use of alternative energy and renewable resources. Articles 21, 174, 177 have dispositions to regulate renewable energy activities.
Law No. 9.478 - Energy Policy
(Diário Oficial do Brasil, 1997-08-06)
Defines the principles of national energy policy, activities related to the monopoly of petroleum by the State; and establishes the National Council of Energy Policy and the National Oil Agency - ANP.
Law No. 8.171 - Agriculture
(Diário Oficial do Brasil, 1991-01-17)
States ways in which the agricultural sector can be helped for its development, including the State's support for the preservation of the environment and natural resources, as well as the rural electrification, regardless ...
Decree No. 4.541 - Regulates Law No. 10.438
(Diário Oficial do Brasil, 2002-12-23)
States the sources of the money that will be used to develop the alternative energy projects in Brazil.
Law No. 9433 - Water Resources
(Diário Oficial do Brasil, 1997-01-08)
Establishes the National Policy of Water Resources and creates the National System of Water Resource Management. States that the creation of hydroelectric power plants and the use of water for the creation of electricity ...