Ernesto "Che" Guevara has killed 50 years ago but today endures as an icon of leftist revolutionary struggle and anti-capitalism. Here is a timeline of his life. Argentina travels to Latin America Che Guevara is born on June 14, 1928, in Rosario, Argentina. In 1945 his family moves to the capital Buenos Aires where "Che" -- a nickname linked to his Argentinian origins -- enrolls to study medicine at university. In 1950 he starts his formative journeys of exploration across Latin America, including a nine-month…
WASHINGTON: A hollowing out of the middle class in advanced economies like the US, amid weak wage growth and rising inequality, is holding back global growth, a senior IMF official said Monday. Tao Zhang, the International Monetary Fund's deputy managing director, said the fund's economic growth forecasts due out next month, will show little change in the global recovery that is still relatively slow. "Nearly a decade after the global financial crisis, the global economy is getting better," Zhang told a gathering of…
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SEATTLE: Microsoft Corp (MSFT.O) will close its Silicon Valley research-and-development operation as part of 2,100 layoffs announced on Thursday, as it moves toward its new CEO's goal of cutting 18,000 staff, or about 14 percent of its workforce.
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