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Since 2002 UNEP/SETAC LC Initiative board member in charge of communications strategy implementation. According to the " Regional Economic Outlook: Western Hemisphere: Rising Challenges ," economic activity strengthened worldwide during the second half of 2013 and is projected to increase further in 2014 due to improved recovery among the advanced economies. Meat is also greatly consumed and constitutes one of the main dishes in many Latin American countries where they're considered specialties, referred to as Asado or Churrasco.

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Publisher: Temple University Press (September 5, 1997)

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