- Brazil's culture minister fired after echoing Goebbels
Roberto Alvim used parts of a speech by Nazi Germany's propaganda chief, sparking outrage.
BBC News. Fri, 17 Jan 2020 17:11:42 GMT.
- Brazil's indigenous oppose Amazon development plans
Tribal leaders seeking a way to counter President Jair Bolsonaro's environmental policies, which they say are devastating their communities.
Al Jazeera. Fri, 17 Jan 2020 14:31:35 GMT.
- Nearly 40% of countries will face civil unrest in 2020 with flashpoints predicted in 75 nations
Analysts predict that as many as 75 nations will see violence and demonstrations break-out this year. Hong Kong, Chile and Lebanon are among 47 states that saw a rise in protests in 2019.
Daily Mail. Fri, 17 Jan 2020 14:30:10 GMT.
- In Pictures: Mollie Hughes reaches South Pole
A week on and now recuperating in Chile, the 29-year-old has been able to enjoy her first hot shower in two months and upload pictures of her expedition.
BBC News. Fri, 17 Jan 2020 14:03:53 GMT.
- Made in BR: FC Barcelona Again Look To Brazil For Stars Of Tomorrow - But Not Everyone Is Impressed
FC Barcelona is again looking to Brazil to unearth the next Neymar or Ronaldhino, and prevent being pipped to the post by bitter rivals Real Madrid, but not everyone is impressed.
By Tom Sanderson, Contributor. Forbes. Thu, 16 Jan 2020 11:17:38 +0000.
- Pachacamac Idol of ancient Peru was symbolically painted
The Pachacamac Idol of ancient Peru was a multicolored and emblematic sacred icon worshiped for almost 700 hundred years before Spanish conquest, according to a new study.
Science Daily. Wed, 15 Jan 2020 14:05:00 EST.
- AGCO Corp Hurt by Tepid Agricultural Markets & Cost Woes
Lackluster market in the North and South America segments, poor harvesting and elevated expenses will impact AGCO Corp's (AGCO) near-term results.
Zacks Equity Research. Zacks. Wed, 15 Jan 2020 13:41:00 GMT.
- Electromobility in Latin America: Frost & Sullivan Reveals Key Strategies and Technologies through 2025
Nine Latin American countries have set crucial milestones and programs to develop attractive EV markets and technology BUENOS AIRES, Argentina, Jan. ...
PR Newswire. Wed, 15 Jan 2020 12:03:00 +0000.
- US sanctions Venezuelan lawmakers ahead of day of protests
There are calls for the U.S. to do more in Venezuela, especially to stop Russia's support.
ABC News. Mon, 13 Jan 2020 19:57:43 -0500.
- US Issues Fresh Venezuela-Related Sanctions -Treasury
The U.S. Treasury Department said the latest action is to ramp up pressure on the government of President Nicolas Madura.
Voice of America. Mon, 13 Jan 2020 11:07:37 -0500.
- In New Book, Retired Pope Benedict Breaks Silence To Speak Out On Priestly Celibacy
The surprise move is seen as a rebuke to Pope Francis, who is weighing whether to allow older, married men to be ordained in some South American countries, where a shortage of priests is acute.
Scott Neuman. NPR. Mon, 13 Jan 2020 04:43:00 -0500.
- ASUR Announces Total Passenger Traffic for December 2019
Total passenger traffic for December 2019 increased 7.9% when compared to December 2018. Passenger traffic increased 3.6% in Mexico, 19.6% in Puerto Rico and 11.6% in Colombia.
Travel Industry Wire. Thu, 9 Jan 2020 13:42:49 EST.
- Netflix ordered by Brazilian judge to remove film depicting Jesus as a gay man
A Brazilian judge ordered Netflix to stop showing a controversial Christmas special that depicted Jesus as a gay man and prompted an immense and violent backlash.
Tyler Mccarthy. Fox News. Thu, 09 Jan 2020 16:58:20 GMT.
- Daniil Medvedev smacks umpire's chair in drama-filled clash against Argentina
Medvedev defended his actions post-match, stating: "I didn't have anything near me to hit other than the chair".
Sarah Keoghan. Sydney Morning Herald. Fri, 10 Jan 2020 00:36:47 +1100.
- Trump Sending Aid Mission to Bolivia Ahead of Election
Before Morales came to power, the country had been receiving more than $150 million in economic and security aid.
Voice of America. Wed, 08 Jan 2020 03:10:21 -0500.
- Venezuela's new would-be congress leader shrugs off accusations
The would-be new leader of Venezuela's congress digs in against accusations that he facilitated a takeover of the country's last democratic institution by socialist allies of President Nicolas Maduro.
CBC News. Mon, 6 Jan 2020 15:09:26 EST.
- Venezuela: Socialist Party Blocks Guaido, Keeps Control
Venezuela's socialist government installed a new head of Congress on Sunday after armed troops blocked opposition legislators from entering parliament, in a move condemned by dozens of nations as an assault on democracy.
Newsmax. Mon, 06 Jan 2020 06:50:40 EDT.
- Textil del Valle adds digital direct-to-garment printing
Textil del Valle South America, a vertically integrated garment manufacturing giant based in Peru, has added digital direct-to-garment printing to its production capabilities.
Just Style. Fri, 03 Jan 2020 11:16:00 GMT.
- Chile Bridge Construction Apparently Unaffected as Cost Dispute Boils Over
Completion of the $740 million crossing is delayed by at least 5 years.
Engineering News-Record. Thu, 02 Jan 2020 10:00:00 -0500.
- Former Colombian president to deliver Kansas State lecture
MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) - Former Colombian president and Nobel Peace Prize recipient Juan Manuel Santos is speaking next year at Kansas State University. The Lawrence Journal-World reports that Santos' Feb. ...
Washington Times. Thu, 26 Dec 2019 12:58:51 -0500.