european union http://kbia.org en A conversation with the European Union's ambassador to the U.S. http://kbia.org/post/conversation-european-unions-ambassador-us <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">João Vale de </span>Almeida<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> is the Ambassador of the European Union to the United States of America. He sat down with Global Journalist's Jason </span>McLure<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> to discuss the crisis in Ukraine, the EU-U.S. relationship, and other topics. Below are excerpts from that interview, but you can listen to the whole interview above, or watch a video of it at the bottom of this page.</span></p> Fri, 04 Apr 2014 18:29:51 +0000 Casey Morell 50791 at http://kbia.org A conversation with the European Union's ambassador to the U.S. EU ambassador to U.S. talks to Global Journalist http://kbia.org/post/eu-ambassador-us-talks-global-journalist <p></p><p></p><p>João Vale de Almeida is the Ambassador of the European Union to the United States of America. He sat down with Global Journalist's Jason McLure to discuss the crisis in Ukraine, the EU-U.S. relationship, and other topics. You can watch the interview below:</p><p>http://youtu.be/X199_oXFEiI</p> Fri, 04 Apr 2014 15:31:45 +0000 Casey Morell & Jason McLure 50781 at http://kbia.org EU ambassador to U.S. talks to Global Journalist Executions on hold as Mo. seeks new death drug http://kbia.org/post/executions-hold-mo-seeks-new-death-drug <p>Missouri&#39;s decision to not use the anesthetic propofol for capital punishment leaves the state with dwindling options as it seeks to execute two convicted murderers.</p><p>Gov. Jay Nixon last week halted what was to have been the first U.S. execution to use propofol following threats from the European Union to limit the drug&#39;s export. Nixon ordered the state corrections department to come up with a different lethal injection protocol.</p> Tue, 15 Oct 2013 21:13:29 +0000 Person: Associated Press 42158 at http://kbia.org Executions on hold as Mo. seeks new death drug Anesthetic use in Mo. could have impact across the country http://kbia.org/post/anesthetic-use-mo-could-have-impact-across-country <p>If Missouri goes through with using a common anesthetic in two executions later this year, it could have a very real impact on hospitals throughout the U.S.</p><p>Gov. Jay Nixon said Monday the state will be moving forward with the executions.</p><p>The European Union says they will consider possible export limits of the anesthetic propofol if Missouri uses the drug in executions scheduled for this month and next.</p><p>The U.S. gets the vast majority of the common anesthetic from the EU.</p> Mon, 07 Oct 2013 22:38:42 +0000 Chris McDaniel 41724 at http://kbia.org Anesthetic use in Mo. could have impact across the country Drugs used in Mo. executions bump into European Union law http://kbia.org/post/drugs-used-mo-executions-bump-european-union-law <p>Missouri’s plans to use the anesthetic propofol in executions may face new delays.</p><p>In May, Missouri announced it was switching to propofol after sodium thiopental, another drug commonly used in executions, became harder to acquire. But, <a href="http://www.fresenius-kabi.us/">Fresenius Kabi USA</a>, one of propofol’s two domestic suppliers, announced last week it was instructing its distributors not to fill orders from departments of corrections in the United States.</p> Mon, 01 Oct 2012 13:47:56 +0000 Casey Morell 22055 at http://kbia.org Drugs used in Mo. executions bump into European Union law Business Beat: February 29, 2012 http://kbia.org/post/business-beat-february-29-2012 <p sab="853">This week: NBAF opponents are gaining strength in their&nbsp;fight against the Disease&nbsp;Laboratory.&nbsp; Plus,&nbsp;the American&nbsp;Soybean Association is&nbsp;looking for&nbsp;fewer restrictions&nbsp;from the European Union on genetically&nbsp;modified&nbsp;soybeans.</p><p sab="854"> Wed, 29 Feb 2012 23:21:40 +0000 Nick Adams 9748 at http://kbia.org Business Beat: February 29, 2012 Soybean association seeks fewer restrictions on crops from europe http://kbia.org/post/soybean-association-seeks-fewer-restrictions-crops-europe <div class="article-body" sab="815"><p sab="816">The American Soybean Association is pushing for U.S. trade representatives to negotiate better trading terms with Europe, looking for the European Union to ease the strict restrictions it imposes on genetically modified soybeans. The group petitioned a U.S. trade representative who is part of a new working group with the European Union to work on its behalf.&nbsp;</p><p sab="817"> Wed, 29 Feb 2012 23:05:49 +0000 Janet Saidi 9747 at http://kbia.org Soybean association seeks fewer restrictions on crops from europe Financial crisis rattles European governments http://kbia.org/post/financial-crisis-rattles-european-governments <p>The debt crisis in the euro zone has put the financial markets of Italy, Spain and most recently France under pressure after the bailouts of Greece, Portugal and Ireland.</p><p> Thu, 01 Dec 2011 23:13:10 +0000 Rehman Tungekar 4614 at http://kbia.org Financial crisis rattles European governments Business Beat: October 12, 2011 http://kbia.org/post/business-beat-october-12-2011 <p>We&rsquo;ll see how the next couple weeks are vital for the European Union, and how this will affect Mid-Missouri.&nbsp;Plus, we&rsquo;ll dig a little deeper into the ongoing story about Mamtek and how this affects other cities in Missouri.</p><p>Hosted by Nick Adams.</p><p> Thu, 13 Oct 2011 22:49:21 +0000 1697 at http://kbia.org Business Beat: October 12, 2011