- Will PetroChina Pull Out of Venezuela Amid US Sanctions?
Amid political and economic unrest in Venezuela, PetroChina (PTR) suspends direct purchase of crude oil from the country.
Zacks Equity Research. Zacks. Mon, 19 Aug 2019 12:50:00 GMT.
- Qatar 2022 Or Bust: China Call Up Brazilian Striker Elkeson
China have called up Brazilian striker Elkeson for their first World Cup 2022 qualifying match against the Maldives next month. ...
By Steve Price, Contributor. Forbes. Mon, 19 Aug 2019 10:55:19 +0000.
- Abuse survivors sue Chilean state for damages
Paul Schaeffer, a former Nazi, turned the so-called Dignity Colony into a prison.
Al Jazeera. Mon, 19 Aug 2019 10:02:40 GMT.
- Back to the future: Randwick-Argentina at Coogee Oval to be televised
Fox Sports has come to the party and is set to televise a match next month between Randwick and Argentina at Coogee Oval.
Tom Decent. Sydney Morning Herald. Mon, 19 Aug 2019 17:54:42 +1000.
- Report: Trump Wants to Impose Naval Blockade of Venezuela
President Donald Trump has discussed anchoring the U.S. ...
Newsmax. Sun, 18 Aug 2019 21:36:46 EDT.
- US Talks Secretly to Venezuela Socialist Boss
Diosdado Cabello, who is considered the most-powerful man in Venezuela after Maduro, met last month in Caracas with someone who is in close contact with the Trump administration, said the official.
Voice of America. Sun, 18 Aug 2019 19:50:21 -0400.
- Argentina's economy minister resigns as peso sheds value
Nicolas Dujovne quits as the currency plummets following the president's astounding poll defeat.
BBC News. Sun, 18 Aug 2019 07:40:49 GMT.
- Ivanka Trump adds Colombia to upcoming South America trip
WASHINGTON (AP) - Ivanka Trump is adding a stop in Colombia to a previously announced trip to South America in September to focus on the economic empowerment of women in developing countries. ...
Darlene Superville. Washington Times. Sat, 17 Aug 2019 00:17:56 -0400.
- Pablo Escobar 'was bipolar', claims Spanish undercover cop
Jose Manuel Caamano, now in his 60s, said he met Escobar in Morocco in 1992 while he was infiltrating Spanish gangs who were helping to move cocaine for the Colombian gang lord.
Daily Mail. Fri, 16 Aug 2019 16:34:10 GMT.
- Devastating Banana Fungus Arrives In Colombia, Threatening The Fruit's Future
A fungus that has destroyed banana plantations in Asia is now in Latin America. The disease moves slowly, but there's no cure, and it could mean calamity for the continent's banana industry.
Dan Charles. NPR. Fri, 16 Aug 2019 09:39:00 -0400.
- Why Norway is halting its donations to forest protection in Brazil
Norway will halt subsidies worth more than 30 million euros for the Amazon Fund, after accusing Brazil of turning its back on their agreement.
The Local. Fri, 16 Aug 2019 09:32:03 +0200.
- Russia, Venezuela sign agreement on visits by military ships
The document was inked at a meeting in Moscow
Tass. Thu, 15 Aug 2019 20:33:44 +0300.
- Brazil torture victim's testimony triggers landmark case
Evidence from the sole survivor of a Brazil torture centre could see a former sergeant jailed.
BBC News. Thu, 15 Aug 2019 13:30:18 GMT.
- On Copacabana Beach
Nestled in the fresh, lively atmosphere of Brazil, this new address already offers its guests a real carioca connection. ...
Hsyndicate. Thu, 15 Aug 2019 11:34:09 +0200.
- Green Greta: Setting sail for UN summits on climate change
Teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg has set sail from Plymouth in the UK to attend UN summits in New York and Chile on tackling global warming.
Irish Independent. Thu, 15 Aug 2019 02:30:00 +0100.
- In the shadow of the dinosaurs
Researchers describe Clevosaurus hadroprodon, a new reptile species from Rio Grande do Sul state in southern Brazil.
Science Daily. Wed, 14 Aug 2019 08:11:57 EDT.
- Feminine Products Unaffordable for Many Venezuelan Women
One of the unintended consequences of Venezuela's economic collapse is that many women aren't able to afford basic health services - and even things like sanitary napkins are now increasingly out of reach.
Voice of America. Tue, 13 Aug 2019 05:16:00 -0400.
- 'Seagull Nebula': Telescope captures emission nebula shaped like a seagull, spanning 100 lights years wide
A massive cloud of dust and glowing gases speckled with newborn stars in the shape of a seagull shines in a stunning image captured by a telescope in Chile.
Wls. ABC News. Sun, 11 Aug 2019 20:06:45 +0000.
- Gwen Berry and Race Imboden, U.S. athletes, protest Donald Trump on Pan Am Games medals stand
LIMA, Peru — Two Americans used their medal-winning moments at the Pan American Games to draw attention to social issues back home that they feel are spiraling out of control. ...
Luis Andres Henao. Washington Times. Sun, 11 Aug 2019 12:46:27 -0400.
- UFC fighter has nose shattered and disfigured following gruesome fight
UFC fighter Mike Perry was taken to the hospital with breathing troubles after suffering a gruesome nose injury during his loss to Vicente Luque in the co-main event on Saturday in Uruguay.
David Aaro. Fox News. Sun, 11 Aug 2019 16:01:46 GMT.