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Mexico's planned high-speed rail project looked like tit was full speed ahead until the country rescinded the original construction contract, awarded to the China Railway Construction Corp. A new round of bids is expected soon.
Dec 3, 2014   Reuters
Due to its pounding beat and often sexual themes, funk music has been banned from Carnival by the mayor of a small Brazilian town.
Feb 12, 2010   Reuters
As the Winter Olympics kick off in Vancouver, the city has been named the world's "most livable city".
Feb 12, 2010   Reuters
The city of Baghdad is looking to revitalize its Sadr City slum through a $10 billion, 10-year redevelopment plan.
Jan 26, 2010   Reuters
English Prime Minister Gordon Brown is confident that the 2012 Summer Olympics will bring a big economic benefit to London. But with costs rising beyond expectations, some are skeptical of the PM's prediction.
Sep 5, 2009   Reuters
Rapid urbanization and dense cities with inadequate infrastructure are being cited as leading causes in the spread of dengue fever throughout Southeast Asia and the rest of the world.
Sep 3, 2009   Reuters
Big metropolitan transit agencies are struggling through the recession, with many considering cutting services and raising fares, according to astudy by Transportation For America and Transportation Equity Network.
Aug 20, 2009   Reuters
States are spending the vast majority of federal stimulus money on building or repairing roads and highways, according to a new study.
Jul 1, 2009   Reuters
Back in September, we reported that the trust fund had to receive an $8 billion bailout. Reuters reports that a second bailout is required to prevent the fund from going broke by August. Sen. Boxer indicates she supports indexing the gas tax.
Jun 4, 2009   Reuters
Five out of every six major U.S. cities claims sustainability is one of its top priorities.
May 9, 2009   Reuters
A major retail and tourist project in Las Vegas -- what some are calling the largest project in the world -- is stumbling amid the recession. Its developers and the city are unsure of its future.
Apr 10, 2009   Reuters