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The new mayor of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, has begun a zero-tolerance policy aimed at resuscitating one of the world's most crime-ridden cities.
Experiment aims to reestablish bivalves staggered by pollution, overharvesting, and disease.
Banking woes, rising debt levels, and unemployment will put consumers in greater trouble, economists say.
Economists wonder if the Bush administration is ideologically inclined to do what's needed to rescue economy.