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  • Taking Note: Theatrics to Come on the U.N. Security Council
    Venezuela may represent the Latin American and Caribbean nations – and sit right next to the United States.
    By Ernesto LondoÑo.  International Herald Tribune.  Mon, 22 Sep 2014 15:44:03 GMT.
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  • Venezuela launches disarmament plan
    Venezuelan leader Nicolas Maduro invests almost $50m in an initiative to disarm civilians, in an effort to cut down on the country's high murder rate.
    BBC News.  Mon, 22 Sep 2014 10:44:35 GMT.
  • All Black Cruden misses flight
    New Zealand suspend Aaron Cruden after the fly-half misses their flight to Argentina following a night out drinking.
    BBC News.  Mon, 22 Sep 2014 07:50:13 GMT.
  • Sports Briefing | Volleyball: In Upset, Poland Reigns at Volleyball World Championship
    Poland upset the three-time defending champion Brazil, 3-1, in the final of the men’s volleyball world championship in Katowice, Poland. The three-week tournament drew more than 500,000 fans.
    By The Associated Press.  International Herald Tribune.  Mon, 22 Sep 2014 03:58:51 GMT.
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  • US Won't Impede Venezuela's UN Security Council Bid
    The United States will not stand in the way of Venezuela securing a temporary seat on the U.N. Security Council in 2015-16 after Latin American and Caribbean states unanimously endorsed its bid, U.N. diplomats and U.S. ...
    Voice of America.  Fri, 19 Sep 2014 19:00:48 -0400.
  • Magna stock falls 4.7% after Brazil antitrust regulator visits local unit
    Magna International shares tumbled the most in more than two years after the supplier said the offices of its Brazilian unit were visited in connection with an antitrust investigation.  Fri, 19 Sep 2014 16:02:26 EST.  Subscription required.
  • Telefónica wins GVT with $9 billion bid
    Telefónica has inked a deal to buy Brazil’s GVT for roughly $9 billion. GVT’s current owner, France’s Vivendi SA, fielded competing bids from Telefónica and Telecom Italia. ...
    Martha Degrasse.  RCR Wireless.  Fri, 19 Sep 2014 15:06:16 +0000.
  • The Complete List Of The 150 Richest People In Brazil
    Their total combined net worth this year is $274.6 billion, or about 13.30% of Brazil's GDP in 2013.
    By Anderson Antunes.  Forbes.  Thu, 18 Sep 2014 20:46:00 GMT.
  • Argentina approves price control law
    Argentina's congress has approved a law that lets the government intervene in setting prices and profits.
    Miami Herald.  Thu, 18 Sep 2014 13:16 EDT.
  • Africa: Hunger Is Falling, but Climate, Conflict Threaten Progress
    [Thomson Reuters Foundation]London -Land redistribution in Brazil, community gardens in Indonesia, and rising incomes across much of the developing world have helped end hunger for 100 million people in the last decade, new research shows.
    All Africa.  Thu, 18 Sep 2014 08:18:58 GMT.

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