- Venezuela seizes Christmas toys to distribute to poor
Venezuela's consumer agency confiscates four million toys from a company it accuses of hoarding.
BBC News. Sat, 10 Dec 2016 11:24:39 GMT.
- Colombia Reports Major Rise in Birth Defect Amid Zika Crisis
Four times as many babies were born with microcephaly this year as in 2015 in Colombia, home to the second-largest Zika epidemic after Brazil.
Donald G. Mcneil Jr.. New York Times. Sat, 10 Dec 2016 06:18:41 GMT.
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- East Timor Is Accused of Using Ineligible Players for Its Soccer Team
The impoverished Asian country of 1.2 million naturalized over a dozen Brazilians in 2015 in an effort to qualify for the 2018 World Cup.
Jack Kerr. New York Times. Sat, 10 Dec 2016 01:52:57 GMT.
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- Venezuela orders stores to get into the Christmas spirit
Ever since Venezuelan government agents put up a giant "Sale" sign in his storefront, crowds have been lining up outside Juan Vieira's shoe shop. ...
Yahoo. Sat, 10 Dec 2016 01:48:47 -0500.
- Who's won the Nobel Peace Prize?
As the Colombian President receives the 2016 Nobel Peace Prize, we look at others who were honoured after conflict negotiations.
BBC News. Fri, 09 Dec 2016 23:36:26 GMT.
- Amazonian Tribe in Peru Says It Will Block New Oil Drilling Plans
An indigenous federation opposed to a recently approved plan for oil drilling in the Peruvian Amazon said on Friday that native communities will physically block any attempt by oil companies to operate on their lands. ...
Voice of America. Fri, 09 Dec 2016 22:00:49 -0500.
- What The CEO Of Brazil's Magazine Luiza Thinks Of Brazil These Days
His stock is up 422% YTD. What the new chief executive of retail powerhouse Magazine Luiza says about Michel Temer, e-commerce, and Brazilian retail for 2017.
By Kenneth Rapoza, Contributor. Forbes. Fri, 9 Dec 2016 09:05:00 -0500.
- Victims of Colombia's 50-year war work to start over with some help from Canada
For Lucero Martinez and dozens of other women who've been victimized by Colombia's half-century-long guerrilla war, the production line at Fruandes has become a place of second chances — thanks in part to Canadian investment and appetites.
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. Fri, 9 Dec 2016 05:00:00 EST.
- 'Jackie' Offers Fictional But Personal Look at an American First Lady
In his psychological drama, Jackie, Chilean filmmaker Pablo Larrain paints an impressionistic portrait of First Lady Jackie Kennedy, during the first days after her husband’s assassination on November 22, 1963. ...
Voice of America. Fri, 09 Dec 2016 01:06:00 -0500.
- The Largest Cake Expo in North and South America Rolls Into Orlando October 13-15, 2017
ORLANDO, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--#CakeDecorating--Baking professionals and consumer cake enthusiasts from around the world will convene in Orlando October 13-15, 2017 for The Americas Cake Fair, the largest cake expo in North and South America.
Business Wire. Thu, 8 Dec 2016 14:15:00 UTC.
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