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  • Venezuela rails against portrayal in US spy drama
    Venezuelan officials are denouncing a U.S. spy drama that portrayed country stockpiling nerve gas to put down social unrest.
    Miami Herald.  Tue, 02 Sep 2014 13:39 EDT.
  • DealBook: Telecom Italia Delays Sale of Stake in Argentine Business
    The deadline to sell a controlling stake in Telecom Argentina to Fintech Advisory has been extended to Sept. 25 while the companies await regulatory approval.
    By Chad Bray.  International Herald Tribune.  Tue, 02 Sep 2014 11:41:43 GMT.
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  • Ecuador volcano increases activity
    A massive ash cloud is rising from the Tungurahua volcano in Ecuador as it shows increased activity with a series of explosions on Monday.
    BBC News.  Tue, 02 Sep 2014 10:23:18 GMT.
  • Man Utd sign Falcao on loan for £6m
    Manchester United sign Colombia international striker Radamel Falcao on loan from Ligue 1 side Monaco.
    BBC News.  Tue, 02 Sep 2014 00:31:35 GMT.
  • Bolivian bus crash kills 10, injures 1 Canadian
    One Canadian is among the injured after a bus in Bolivia ran off the highway and crashed, killing 10 people, confirms Canada's foreign affairs department.
    Canadian Broadcasting Corporation.  Sun, 31 Aug 2014 10:37:40 EDT.
  • A New Technology To Help Visually Impaired Shoppers Is Being Tested By IBM in Brazil
    Imagine you are a tourist in a foreign country, with a different alphabet, in Japan, say. You see a vending machine, but you are not able to know which products are being sold, because you can't read the names.
    By Federico Guerrini.  Forbes.  Sun, 31 Aug 2014 09:42:00 GMT.
  • Download: Zubin Mehta
    The conductor on political incorrectness in the Bible and spiking French food with chiles.
    By Kate Murphy.  International Herald Tribune.  Sat, 30 Aug 2014 15:41:19 GMT.
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  • Shortage-weary Venezuelans Scoff at Fingerprinting Plan for Food Sales
    A government plan to combat Venezuela's food shortages by fingerprinting shoppers in grocery stores has sparked a backlash ranging from violent street protests to social media campaigns ridiculing the idea. ...
    Voice of America.  Fri, 29 Aug 2014 18:22:43 -0400.
  • Africa: Is There Any Way to Break the Doha Round Impasse in Agriculture Negotiations?
    [The Trade Beat]For many countries, agricultural trade reform is politically sensitive. But that sensitivity did not prevent a ground-breaking multilateral trade agreement in the Uruguay Round of multilateral trade negotiations. ...
    All Africa.  Tue, 26 Aug 2014 14:39:12 GMT.
  • Brazil's Deadly Prison Riot Ends
    Authorities in Brazil say a deadly two-day prison uprising in southern Brazil has ended.   Officials say two inmates were beheaded during the riot at Cascavel penitentiary. ...
    Voice of America.  Tue, 26 Aug 2014 13:39:54 -0400.

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