By Donitra Clemons, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The countdown to the United Nations' Rio+20 conference has begun, and already over 95 percent of the city's hotels are booked to capacity. Of the few remaining hotel rooms available, prices are up to five times as much per night and with only weeks left, some attendees are having to find alternative accommodations or opting not to attend.

The eleven-member Parliamentary delegation from the European Union that was . . .

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