Omar Aguilar, a pruner or "desmochador", prepares ...
Feb 18th, 2011
(Reuters) - Omar Aguilar, a pruner or "desmochador", prepares his rope to climb a Royal Palm tree to cut branches of berries on a farm on the outskirts of Havana February 17, 2011. The Royal Palm Tree, is also known as Cuban Royal Palm, and its berries are commonly used to feed pigs and produce oil. REUTERS/Desmond Boylan (CUBA - Tags: SOCIETY ENVIRONMENT EMPLOYMENT BUSINESS) -
AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - Dutch banking and insurance group ING will speed up preparations for a stock market listing of its European insurance business next year after just completing the spin-off of its U.S. insurance and investment arm. ING, bailed out by the Dutch state in 2008, is shedding its insurance, investment management and other assets thro... [Full Article]