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  • Venezuela defends Clorox seizure
    Venezuelan leader Nicolas Maduro defends his government's decision to seize a US-owned factory following the departure from Venezuela of Clorox.
    BBC News.  Tue, 30 Sep 2014 10:34:46 GMT.
  • VIDEO: Brazil's silent abortion dilemma
    Julio Carneiro looks at why so many Brazilians still oppose the legalisation of abortion, despite a series of recent deaths.
    BBC News.  Tue, 30 Sep 2014 09:29:18 GMT.
  • DealBook: Judge Holds Argentina in Contempt of Court in Bond Payment Case
    Judge Thomas P. Griesa of Federal District Court in Manhattan stopped short of issuing sanctions, saying he would make a decision about them in the future.
    By Alexandra Stevenson.  International Herald Tribune.  Tue, 30 Sep 2014 01:42:55 GMT.
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  • IsnotÚ Journal: As Catholic Church Seeks Proof, Venezuela Sees a Saint
    The Roman Catholic Church is seeking evidence of miracles linked to Dr. José Gregorio Hernández, who died in 1919.
    By William Neuman.  International Herald Tribune.  Tue, 30 Sep 2014 00:12:31 GMT.
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  • US Judge Holds Argentina in Contempt Over Bond Payment Plan
    In a rare move, a U.S. judge held Argentina in contempt on Monday, saying the country is taking “illegal” steps to evade his orders in a longstanding dispute with hedge funds over defaulted debt. ...
    Voice of America.  Mon, 29 Sep 2014 20:44:28 -0400.
  • From ‘Mama Jatha’ to patates
    High up in the Peruvian plateaus of the Andes Mountains, 'Mama Jatha,' meaning nurturing mother, is how the natives call potatoes. The story of the potato is a long one, but its history in Turkey is rather short
    Hurriyet.  Mon, 29 Sep 2014 00:01:00 +0200.
  • On The RiskMap Radar: Modi Visits DC, Russia's Oligarchs Bristle and Brazil Votes
    LONDON – Longtime watchers of US diplomacy know that the White House typically discourages world leaders from taking a swing through Washington DC on the heels of the UN General Assembly session in New York each September. ...
    By Control Risks.  Forbes.  Fri, 26 Sep 2014 14:22:00 GMT.
  • Africa: Reducing Risks From Water Related Disasters
    [UNDP]I thank the Governments of Peru, Switzerland, Tajikistan, and Thailand for the opportunity to address this high-level event. ...
    All Africa.  Fri, 26 Sep 2014 12:02:26 GMT.
  • Venezuela Suffers Another Blackout
    Another blackout hit various states across Venezuela on Thursday in an irritation for locals and embarrassment for President Nicolas Maduro's government which runs the electricity sector. ...
    Voice of America.  Thu, 25 Sep 2014 19:43:52 -0400.
  • LatAm: Oi drops out of 700 MHz auction in Brazil
    In the wake of Telefónica’s acquisition of GVT in Brazil, mobile operator Oi said that it won’t bid in the country’s upcoming 700 MHz frequency band auction. Brazilian carriers had until Sept. ...
    Roberta Prescott.  RCR Wireless.  Thu, 25 Sep 2014 10:35:11 +0000.

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