- Brazil's jailed former president criticizes World Cup team
Brazil's jailed former president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva made his debut as a soccer pundit, writing a column from behind bars in which he criticized Brazil's performance in the team's 1-1 World Cup draw against Switzerland.
Mauricio Savarese. Fox News. Tue, 19 Jun 2018 10:25:41 GMT.
- Court includes Ecuador's ex-President Correa in kidnap...
QUITO, Ecuador (AP) - Ecuador's highest court has ordered former President Rafael Correa included in an investigation into a 2012 botched kidnapping of ...
Daily Mail. Tue, 19 Jun 2018 01:22:02 +0100.
- As Venezuela's Health System Crumbles, Pregnant Women Flee to Colombia
Exhausted but relieved, Yariani Flores lay next to her healthy newborn son, along with four other Venezuelan women who just gave birth in a hospital in Colombia's border city of Cucuta. ...
Voice of America. Mon, 18 Jun 2018 19:45:11 -0400.
- Equinor (EQNR) Acquires Interest in Petrobras' Roncador Field
Equinor's (EQNR) equity production in Brazil increase by around 150% after acquiring interests in Petrobras-operated Roncador field.
Zacks Equity Research. Zacks. Mon, 18 Jun 2018 21:56:00 GMT.
- Record attendance reached during Sweden-South Korea match in Nizhny Novgorod
The stadium will hold the group stage matches between Argentina and Croatia on June 21
Tass. Mon, 18 Jun 2018 18:25:40 +0300.
- Is Saudi Spare Oil Production Capacity Real Or Truthful Hyperbole?
Uncertainty about the Saudi potential to employ spare capacity in the case of a collapse in Venezuelan production is probably exaggerated.
By Michael Lynch, Contributor. Forbes. Mon, 18 Jun 2018 07:33:00 -0400.
- Musical World Cup Fans Turn Moscow Into Melting Pot of Global Cultures
With the World Cup in full swing, fans from across the globe are arriving in Russia, many visiting for the first time, after long journeys from South America, Africa and Asia. ...
Voice of America. Mon, 18 Jun 2018 06:51:00 -0400.
- Swiss football fans end up in Ukraine war zone on way to Brazil game
A group of Swiss football fans on their way to see the national team play Brazil in Russia accidentally ended up in a war zone, it has emerged.
The Local. Mon, 18 Jun 2018 10:45:24 +0200.
- The Latest: Ex-rebels want to meet with new Colombia leader
Demobilized members of Colombia's once biggest rebel group say they want to meet with President-elect Ivan Duque to discuss implementation of the nation's peace accord
ABC News. Sun, 17 Jun 2018 21:33:12 -0400.
- Colombia Elects Ivan Duque, the Conservative Protege of a Former President
When he takes office in August, Duque will be Colombia's youngest president in more than a century
Yahoo. Sun, 17 Jun 2018 21:29:29 -0400.
- Conservative newcomer Ivan Duque wins Colombia's presidential election
Ivan Duque wins after promising to rewrite a controversial peace deal with Farc rebels.
BBC News. Mon, 18 Jun 2018 01:07:26 GMT.
- Conservative Ivan Duque wins Colombia's presidential election
Right-wing candidate, 41, has pledged to roll back parts of the landmark 2016 peace deal with the FARC group.
Al Jazeera. Sun, 17 Jun 2018 22:48:30 GMT.
- World Cup 2018 memes: Mexico stuns Germany; Brazil pops a balloon - CNET
Doggone it, there were a lot of Chihuahua vs. German Shepherd jokes. And then there was the red balloon.
Gael Fashingbauer Cooper. CNET. Sun, 17 Jun 2018 21:30:03 +0000.
- World Cup 2018: Brazil held to 1-1 draw by Switzerland in Group E opener
Philippe Coutinho's superb goal is not enough for Brazil who are held by Switzerland in their World Cup opener.
BBC News. Sun, 17 Jun 2018 20:47:30 GMT.
- For Brazil, a Disappointing Start to World Cup
Brazil failed to put away numerous quality chances, and Switzerland emerges from its toughest match of the group stage with a very encouraging point.
Joel Petterson. New York Times. Sun, 17 Jun 2018 20:25:32 GMT.
- Conservative lawmaker Ivan Duque wins Colombia's presidential election
Ivan Duque, the young conservative protege of a powerful former president, was elected Colombia's next leader Sunday after promising to roll back a fragile peace accord that has divided the South American nation.
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. Sun, 17 Jun 2018 05:49:32 EDT.
- Seventeen killed in nightclub stampede
Seventeen people have been killed in a Venezuelan nightclub following a stampede triggered by a tear gas canister exploding inside, said officials.
Sky News. Sun, 17 Jun 2018 08:26:00 +0100.
- China's State Power to bid for Brazil hydroelectric dam -sources
SAO PAULO, June 15 (Reuters) - China's State Power Investment Corp is likely to deliver a bid for Brazil's fourth-largest hydroelectric dam as soon as next month, two people with knowledge of the matter said on Friday.
Reuters. Fri, 15 Jun 2018 18:56:03 -0400.
- Volcano music could help scientists monitor eruptions
A volcano in Ecuador with a deep cylindrical crater might be the largest musical instrument on Earth, producing unique sounds scientists could use to monitor its activity. ...
Science Daily. Fri, 15 Jun 2018 15:45:00 EDT.
- Brazilian PC market continues to grow
Price reduction strategies from manufacturers and retailers helped boost sales, says IDC
ZDNet. Fri, 15 Jun 2018 10:13:54 +0000.