- Engineer sunk by Petrobras scandal
One of Brazil's biggest engineering companies, Galvao Engenharia, files for bankruptcy protection after Petrobras stopped payments.
BBC News. Thu, 26 Mar 2015 18:08:29 GMT.
- Why Impeaching Brazil's President Dilma Is A Bad Idea
Brazilians have a right to be fed up with their president and the entire political establishment. Impeaching Dilma won't solve their problems.
By Kenneth Rapoza. Forbes. Thu, 26 Mar 2015 17:41:33 GMT.
- Flooding hits Chile desert region
Flash floods in one of the driest regions in the world - Chile's Atacama desert - leave two people dead and 24 missing, officials say.
BBC News. Thu, 26 Mar 2015 05:49:27 GMT.
- T Magazine: Alessandra Ambrosio’s Brazilian Discovery
The supermodel and designer was enchanted by Trancoso, a small fishing village on the country’s east coast, when she visited last month.
Ann Binlot. International Herald Tribune. Wed, 25 Mar 2015 18:41:25 GMT.
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- H.J. Heinz Buying Kraft in Deal to Create Food Giant
The deal was engineered by Heinz’s owner, the Brazilian investment firm 3G Capital, and the billionaire investor Warren Buffett’s company, Berkshire Hathaway.
The Associated Press. International Herald Tribune. Wed, 25 Mar 2015 10:17:23 GMT.
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- Africa: Which African Country is the Happiest?
[New Times] A new study has ranked Rwanda among the best places to live, emerging top in Africa and 15th globally. Paraguay ranked highest worldwide in the survey conducted by an American research firm, Gallup.
All Africa. Wed, 25 Mar 2015 08:54:07 GMT.
- Falkland Islands defences to be 'beefed up,' says U.K. cabinet minister Michael Fallon
Britain plans to "beef up" its defences of the disputed Falkland Islands to ensure they are properly protected, Defence Secretary Michael Fallon said on Tuesday, in comments likely to irk Argentina which still lays claim to the archipelago.
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. Tue, 24 Mar 2015 06:17:53 EDT.
- Petrobras Case Prosecutors Seek Tougher Anti-Corruption Laws in Brazil
Prosecutors who uncovered Brazil's biggest corruption case called Friday for tougher prison sentences and more legal powers to crack down on rampant graft that costs taxpayers more than the annual budget for education and health. ...
Voice of America. Fri, 20 Mar 2015 21:04:47 -0400.
- Venezuela blasts US in New York Times ad
Venezuela has placed a full page ad in the New York Times to reject what it says are "tyrannical" attempts by the U.S. to undermine its socialist system. ...
Voice of America. Tue, 17 Mar 2015 18:42:53 -0400.
- At least 49 dead in Brazil tour bus crash
At least 49 people were killed on March 14 when a tour bus plunged hundreds of meters into a densely wooded ravine in southern Brazil, authorities said
Hurriyet. Sun, 15 Mar 2015 11:20:00 +0200.
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