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President vows to boost agriculture

August 17, 2008|From Times Wire Reports

President Leonel Fernandez promised to boost agricultural production and warned of dire economic times as he was sworn in for a third term.

Fernandez coasted to reelection in May after two nonconsecutive terms as president, bolstered by growth in tourism and foreign investment. He unveiled dozens of new projects, including dams and highways.

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