- Maduro: Gas prices to spike in Venezuela to fight smugglers
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) - Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro says some of the world's cheapest gasoline that his country's drivers enjoy will soon be sold at world market prices to combat rampant smuggling. ...
Washington Times. Mon, 13 Aug 2018 22:35:02 -0400.
- Venezuela gasoline prices should rise to international levels: Maduro
Venezuela's heavily subsidized domestic gasoline prices should rise to international levels to avoid billions of dollars in annual losses due to fuel smuggling, President Nicolas Maduro said in a televised address on Monday.
Reuters. Mon, 13 Aug 2018 22:00:20 -0400.
- Chile minister resigns over Human Rights Museum row
Chile's culture minister steps down after just four days, over comments about a human rights museum.
BBC News. Mon, 13 Aug 2018 23:27:59 GMT.
- Ex-Gitmo detainee now selling sweets in Uruguay capital
A bit of sweetness has entered the life of at least one of the men formerly held at the U.S. Guantanamo Bay prison camp.
Associated Press. Fox News. Mon, 13 Aug 2018 23:20:11 GMT.
- 12 Ecuadorean soccer fans killed in post-game bus crash
LIMA, Peru (AP) - A bus loaded with fans of a soccer team overturned on a highway in Ecuador after a game, killing at least 12 people and injuring 30 ...
Daily Mail. Mon, 13 Aug 2018 23:33:38 +0100.
- Chilean Minister Resigns Over Human Rights Museum Criticism
Chilean president Sebastian Pinera's pick for culture minister was forced to resign on Monday, just days into his new job, after criticism mounted over comments he made in 2015 about a human rights museum in capital Santiago. ...
Voice of America. Mon, 13 Aug 2018 16:30:53 -0400.
- Ecuadorean football fans killed in post-game bus crash
A bus loaded with football fans has overturned on a major road in Ecuador, killing at least 12 people and injuring 30 others, police said.
Irish Independent. Mon, 13 Aug 2018 20:50:00 +0100.
- Cosan's (CZZ) Q2 Net Income Surges 104%, Revenues Up Y/Y
Cosan's (CZZ) near-term performance will likely be impacted by challenging economic conditions in Brazil as well as unfavorable weather.
Zacks Equity Research. Zacks. Mon, 13 Aug 2018 16:38:00 GMT.
- Ecuador bus crash: 12 Barcelona SC fans killed
The bus carrying Barcelona SC fans overturned on the way back from an away game in Cuenca.
BBC News. Mon, 13 Aug 2018 10:09:54 GMT.
- Ronaldo hospitalized with flu in Ibiza
Retired Brazilian striker Ronaldo said Sunday he is in hospital with a "bad flu" on the Spanish holiday island of Ibiza but reassured fans that he will be out in a day.
The Local. Mon, 13 Aug 2018 09:15:29 +0200.
- Venezuela's Citgo Refineries At Risk Of Seizure
A decade ago, I suggested that U.S. oil companies target Venezuela's Citgo refineries as compensation for Venezuela's expropriation of their assets. Last week a court ruling opened the door for that remedy.
By Robert Rapier, Contributor. Forbes. Sun, 12 Aug 2018 18:00:00 -0400.
- Local medical teaching site a global hit
Argentina. Belarus. Egypt. ...
Straits Times. Mon, 13 Aug 2018 05:00:00 +0800.
- Fitness Model and Men's Physique Competitor Wins Brazilian Championship
BOSTON, Aug. 12, 2018 -- Carlos 'Caike' DeOliveira, Mon Ethos Pro Athlete and fitness model wins the 2018 NPC Brazilian Championship in Men's Physique this past weekend. ...
PR Newswire. Sun, 12 Aug 2018 20:46:00 +0000.
- Brazil great Ronaldo hopes to leave hospital on Monday
Brazil soccer great Ronaldo said on Sunday that he has been hospitalized in Ibiza since Friday because of flu. ...
The Associated Press. Washington Times. Sun, 12 Aug 2018 11:47:33 -0400.
- Ecuador Struggles to Cope as Venezuelans Flood Its Borders
Thousands of Venezuelans fleeing insecurity at home are pouring into Ecuador every day, prompting a state of emergency there.
Megan Specia. New York Times. Sat, 11 Aug 2018 22:55:15 GMT.
- Former Chile President Confirmed as UN High Commissioner for Human Rights
The U.N. General Assembly approved Friday the appointment of Chile's former President Michelle Bachelet to be the next U.N. High Commissioner of Human Rights. VOA's Jeff Custer reports from Washington.
Voice of America. Sat, 11 Aug 2018 02:50:00 -0400.
- PGA Championship: A 19-year-old is already among the game's best. Meet Joaquin Niemann
PGA Championship: Joaquin Niemann, a 19-year-old out of Chile, is already among golf's best players.
Dave Kindred. Golf Digest. Fri, 10 Aug 2018 22:10:49 +0000.
- Venezuela asks Interpol to arrest opposition figure Julio Borges
Caracas requests arrest of politician accused of involvement in apparent attack against President Nicolas Maduro.
Al Jazeera. Fri, 10 Aug 2018 21:08:45 GMT.
- Russian companies ready to supply power plant equipment to Argentina
Russian manufacturers of power machine-building and electrical industry are currently viewing an opportunity to deepen cooperation with Argentina
Tass. Fri, 10 Aug 2018 20:51:12 +0300.
- UN General Assembly Approves Chile's Bachelet As UN Rights Chief
The United Nations General Assembly has approved the appointment of former Chilean President Michelle Bachelet as the world body's new human rights chief.
Radio Liberty. Fri, 10 Aug 2018 16:53:22 +0000.