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Diplomat urges businesses to explore Great White North

JACKSON — Gov. Phil Bryant and a Canadian diplomat are urging Mississippi’s business community to look north for trading opportunities. Stephen Brereton, Canada’s consul general in Atlanta, spoke before the Mississippi Economic Council yesterday at its annual Hobnob event in Jackson. The Canadian ambassador to the United States, Gary Doer, had been scheduled to attend. But he was unable to ...

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South Korean ambassador to meet with business leaders

NEW ORLEANS — South Korea’s ambassador to the United States will meet with Mississippi and Louisiana business people later this month in New Orleans. Han Duck-soo is the ambassador. He’s also a former prime minister and current chairman of the Korea-U.S. Economic Council Inc., which promotes economic ties between the two countries. The council is touring several states and will ...

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Mexico-U.S. transportation issues explored

MONTERREY, Mexico — Mexico’s Secretary of Communications and Transportation Juan Molinar Horcasitas and U.S. Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood met April 12 in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico, to discuss the broad range of transportation issues of fundamental economic interest to both countries. During the meeting, both officials agreed on the importance of cooperating in areas of mutual interest to ensure ...

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Brazilian ambassador visiting Capital City

JACKSON — The top Southeast-based diplomat of South America’s largest country and one of the world’s largest economies will speak April 15 at the Executive Lecture Forum in Jackson. “U.S.-Brazil Economic Cooperation: Business Opportunities in Brazil” is the title of a luncheon presentation by Ambassador Adalnio Senna Ganem, consul general of Brazil to Atlanta. As with previous ELF events, the ...

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