- Fifa U-17 World Cup: Debutants Angola hope to cause upset
Debutants Angola are hoping to cause an upset in Brazil as they finalise their 21-man squad for the Fifa Under-17 World Cup.
BBC News. Sat, 19 Oct 2019 15:28:09 GMT.
- Fifa U-17 World Cup: Nigeria seek sixth title as they announce squad
Nigeria are aiming for a sixth title as they announce a final 21-man squad for the Fifa Under-17 World Cup in Brazil later this month.
BBC News. Sat, 19 Oct 2019 12:36:47 GMT.
- US slaps new sanctions on Cuba over human rights, Venezuela
US Department of Commerce will revoke existing licenses for aircraft leases to Cuban state-owned airlines.
Al Jazeera. Sat, 19 Oct 2019 09:37:50 GMT.
- Diamonds aren't everything for code-juggler Brazill
By all sporting measures, it's been a sensational season for Ash Brazill, but the real prize is due later in the year. On Boxing Day, in fact.
Vince Rugari. Sydney Morning Herald. Sat, 19 Oct 2019 18:12:00 +1100.
- Chile President Declares State of Emergency After Violent Protests
An increase the price of a metro ticket kicked off the protests.
Voice of America. Sat, 19 Oct 2019 02:29:11 -0400.
- Venezuela Wins Seat on UN Rights Body Despite Opposition
Venezuela won a contested election for a seat on the U.N. ...
Newsmax. Fri, 18 Oct 2019 22:44:54 EDT.
- US slaps new sanctions on Cuba over human rights record, support of Venezuela
The U.S. Commerce Department announced Friday it will impose new sanctions on Cuba over its human rights record and its support of the Venezuelan government.
Morgan Phillips. Fox News. Sat, 19 Oct 2019 02:03:56 GMT.
- Funny moment dog puts out its paws so that a street shoe polisher in Chile can shine them
A dog in Chile could not pass up on the chance to pamper itself on a city sidewalk.
Daily Mail. Fri, 18 Oct 2019 21:02:06 GMT.
- Neymar Injuries Are Reaching Crisis Point - And PSG Hierarchy Is Justified In Its Anger
PSG has played 122 games since paying $250m for the Brazil No.10. Neymar has missed 53 of them through injury. Now, club, country and player need to find a solution to the problem.
By Joshua Law, Contributor. Forbes. Fri, 18 Oct 2019 18:46:47 +0000.
- First widespread chytrid fungus infections in frogs of Peruvian Amazon rain forests
Biologists have documented, for the first time, the widespread presence of the notorious chytrid fungus in 80 species of frogs from lowland rain forest sites in the Peruvian Amazon.
Science Daily. Thu, 17 Oct 2019 11:17:00 EDT.
- Adtalem Confirms Talks With YDUQS Over Brazil Operations Sale
Adtalem (ATGE) intends to explore strategic alternatives for its Brazil operations.
Zacks Equity Research. Zacks. Thu, 17 Oct 2019 14:47:00 GMT.
- Survivors sue German manager over fatal Brazil dam collapse
BERLIN (AP) - Five relatives of people killed in a devastating dam collapse in Brazil are suing a manager of Germany company TUeV Sued that was involved in inspecting the structure. ...
Washington Times. Thu, 17 Oct 2019 06:07:37 -0400.
- Mounting Venezuela exodus sparks fears of rising xenophobia
LIMA, Peru (AP) - Freddy Brito had just finished belting out tunes on a bus in Peru's capital and was crossing a street on his one good leg when the driver of a blue taxi sped up and veered toward the singer. ...
Christine Armario. Washington Times. Thu, 17 Oct 2019 00:03:05 -0400.
- Venezuelan Devotees Burn, Beat, and Cut Themselves Celebrating Goddess
Thousands in Venezuela celebrate the goddess of nature, love, peace and harmony by burning, cutting, and beating themselves.
Voice of America. Wed, 16 Oct 2019 05:37:57 -0400.
- 1 dead, 10 missing after building collapses in Brazil
A seven-storey building collapsed Tuesday in an upscale part of the Brazilian city of Fortaleza, killing one person and leaving others trapped with some communicating with family members by cellphone from under the debris, officials said.
CBC News. Tue, 15 Oct 2019 14:12:55 EDT.
- Ecuador Reaches Fuel Subsidy Deal To End Violent Protests
The President of Ecuador has reversed his decision to repeal a decades-old fuel subsidy after gas prices spiked and widespread protests raged for nearly two weeks.
Chris Arnold. NPR. Mon, 14 Oct 2019 15:38:31 -0400.
- Court probes Spanish firm's spying on Assange at Ecuadorian embassy
Spain's National Court is investigating a Spanish private security firm on suspicion it spied on Julian Assange on behalf of the US while he was inside the Ecuadorian embassy in London, according to a ruling made public Wednesday.
The Local. Thu, 10 Oct 2019 09:04:10 +0200.
- ASUR Announces Total Passenger Traffic for September 2019
On a YoY basis, passenger traffic increased 2.0% in Mexico, 8.4% in Puerto Rico and 12.1% in Colombia.
Travel Industry Wire. Mon, 7 Oct 2019 16:29:12 EST.
- South American restaurant Amaru celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month
As ABC7 Chicago celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month, we are highlighting a local restaurant that specializes in Pan-Latin Cuisine
Wls. ABC News. Sat, 05 Oct 2019 15:21:22 +0000.
- UPDATE 1-Brazil miner Vale expects to mostly finish paying for burst dam by 2021
RIO DE JANEIRO/BRASILIA, Oct 2 (Reuters) - Brazilian miner Vale SA on Wednesday said it expects to finish paying for most of the expenses related to the disaster at one of its facilities that killed at least 250 people by 2021. ...
Yahoo. Wed, 02 Oct 2019 18:54:30 -0400.