- The 10 Most Customer-Focused Companies In South America
South American companies face the volatile world of instability and inflation, but they still show that focusing on customers can lead to success. Here are 10 of the most customer-focused companies in South America.
By Blake Morgan, Contributor. Forbes. Tue, 18 Dec 2018 17:04:00 -0500.
- Blaze destroys at least 600 houses in Brazil neighborhood.
Brazilian officials say a fire has engulfed a low-income neighborhood in the northern city of Manaus, destroying at least 600 wooden houses
ABC News. Tue, 18 Dec 2018 16:59:32 -0500.
- Over 50 Sao Paulo police arrested, accused of ties to drug gang
More than 50 police officers who patrolled the same area in Sao Paulo were arrested on Tuesday, accused by state prosecutors of taking bribes from Brazil's largest drug gang to allow its members to sell narcotics, authorities said.
Reuters. Tue, 18 Dec 2018 15:55:43 -0500.
- Ex head of DEA post in Colombia cleared in misconduct probe
BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) - The former head of the U.S. ...
Joshua Goodman and Jim Mustian. Washington Times. Tue, 18 Dec 2018 13:09:05 -0500.
- Trinidad Faces Humanitarian Crisis As More Venezuelans Come For Refuge
Tens of thousands of Venezuelans have fled to the Caribbean country in recent years. Now Trinidad's government is adopting a harder line toward the newcomers.
John Otis. NPR. Tue, 18 Dec 2018 12:49:26 -0500.
- Fire engulfs 600 stilt homes in Brazil city Manaus
No deaths were reported from the blaze, which authorities said may have been triggered by a pressure cooker explosion in the Brazilian jungle city of Manaus early on Tuesday.
Daily Mail. Tue, 18 Dec 2018 17:32:05 +0000.
- A Culinary History of Panettone, the Italian and South American Christmas Treat
The holiday pastry has been a multicultural phenomenon since the very beginning
Smithsonian. Tue, 18 Dec 2018 16:02:36 +0000.
- Venezuelan migrants hit Peru's street, dancing to survive
The three Venezuelan migrants eke out a living 90 seconds at a time in a busy intersection of Peru's capital.
Franklin Briceno. Fox News. Tue, 18 Dec 2018 05:00:41 GMT.
- Colombia's ELN Rebels Call Cease-Fire for Festive Period
Colombia's largest active rebel group, the National Liberation Army (ELN), on Monday called a 12-day unilateral cease-fire for the holiday period, while reiterating its intention to seek a negotiated solution to the armed conflict. ...
Voice of America. Mon, 17 Dec 2018 16:53:25 -0500.
- Pompeo Leads US Delegation to Bolsonaro's Brazil Inauguration
The U.S. delegation to the Jan. 1 presidential inauguration of Brazil's polarizing populist Jair Bolsonaro will be led by Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, according to The Hill.
Newsmax. Mon, 17 Dec 2018 17:36:48 EDT.
- Boeing Buying Stake in Brazil's Embraer for $4.2 Billion
Boeing is buying a majority stake in Embraer's commercial aircraft and services operations for $4.2 billion. ...
Voice of America. Mon, 17 Dec 2018 10:59:16 -0500.
- Nuqanchik: Peruvian news and the politics of language
Quechua is one of South America's oldest languages and now some journalists are challenging its marginalisation.
Al Jazeera. Mon, 17 Dec 2018 07:41:12 GMT.
- Brazil 'faith healer' John of God surrenders to police
"John of God", who is accused of abusing 300 women, said he surrendered to "earthly justice".
BBC News. Sun, 16 Dec 2018 22:24:06 GMT.
- Brazil faith healer accused of sexual abuse turns himself in
BRASILIA (REUTERS) - A Brazilian faith healer who was accused of sexual abuse by more than 300 women has turned himself in a day after being officially ruled a fugitive, local news media reported on Sunday (Dec 16).
Straits Times. Mon, 17 Dec 2018 03:52:04 +0800.
- Egyptian giants Al Ahly appoint Uruguayan Martin Lasarte as new coach
Egyptian giants Al Ahly announce the appointment of Uruguayan Martin Lasarte as the club's new coach, succeeding Patrice Carteron in the post.
BBC News. Sun, 16 Dec 2018 15:43:55 GMT.
- Exodus from Venezuela leaves families divided across borders
BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) - When Emili Espinoza was finally able to make a video call to the 3-year-old son she hadn't seen since fleeing Venezuela, the little boy named Elvis didn't recognize her. "No," he told her. ...
Christine Armario and Scott Smith. Washington Times. Sun, 16 Dec 2018 00:06:40 -0500.
- Brazil president signs extradition for Italian ex-militant
Brazilian President Michel Temer on Friday signed an extradition order for an Italian ex-militant, Cesare Battisti, wanted in his homeland for murders committed in the 1970s, after a judge ordered his arrest.
The Local. Sat, 15 Dec 2018 08:59:56 +0100.
- Moscow Says Strategic Bombers Return To Russia After Stay In Venezuela
Russia says two nuclear-capable bombers whose flight to Venezuela prompted criticism from the United States and other countries in the Americas have returned to their home airfield.
Radio Liberty. Sat, 15 Dec 2018 03:59:59 +0000.
- Tu-160 bombers return to home airfield in Russia after visit to Venezuela
The Russian Defense Ministry said Tu-160 strategic bombers flew over 12,000 kilometers and refueled in the air
Tass. Sat, 15 Dec 2018 06:29:35 +0300.
- Brazilian IT firm Tivit suffers data leak
Phishing attack caused exposure of data from 19 clients such as ERP firm SAP and insurance company Zurich.
ZDNet. Fri, 14 Dec 2018 21:51:00 +0000.