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2 hrs ago | West Australian

Japan PM tells Brazil 'Abenomics' working, time to do more business

Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe touted the success of his economic policies on a visit to Brazil on Friday and said it was time for the two nations to expand their trade and investment partnership.


Related Topix: World News, Brazil

2 hrs ago | Hispanically Speaking

Retired Army Officer Arrested for 1999 Murder of Colombian Journalist

A retired army officer accused of being one of the people involved in the 1999 murder of popular journalist and political humorist Jaime Garzon was captured Thursday after a decade on the run, the Colombian Attorney General's Office said.


Related Topix: World News, Colombia

4 hrs ago | The China Post

Chile, Japan sign mining, earthquake deals

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe sealed a series of deals on a visit to Chile Thursday in areas ranging from mining to minimizing damage from earthquakes.


Related Topix: Chile, World News, Michelle Bachelet

5 hrs ago | Hispanically Speaking

Petrobras Stops Production at Offshore Rig after Fire, Spill Near Brazil

Brazilian state-controlled energy giant Petrobras halted production at its PNA-1 platform off the coast of the southeastern state of Rio de Janeiro after a fire broke out and oily water spilled, the Sindipetro NF oil workers union said Thursday.


Related Topix: Brazil, World News,

8 hrs ago | Business Journal

CLT flight to Brazil cut as American Airlines adjusts winter schedule

CLT will lose its daily, nonstop flight to Sao Paulo, Brazil, in October as American Airlines Group adjusts its schedule.


Related Topix: World News, Brazil,

12 hrs ago | Fibre2Fashion

Dufry Q2 turnover mounts 6.7% to CHF 1,707.9mn

In the first half of 2014, Dufry's turnover reached CHF 1,707.9 million and grew by 6.7% in constant FX rates and 2.4% when translated into Swiss Franc.


Related Topix: Brazil, World News

Thu Jul 31, 2014

Argentina slides into second default as talks fail

The collapse of talks with U.S. creditors sent Argentina into its second debt default in 13 years and raised questions about what comes next for financial markets and the South American nation's staggering economy.


Related Topix: Argentina, World News

Global Voices Online

Global Voices is Looking For a Dynamic Leader to Shape Our Brazil Coverage

See all those languages up there? We translate Global Voices stories to make the world's citizen media available to everyone.


Related Topix: Brazil, World News,

Guitar World

Exodus Reveal Cover Art for New Album, 'Blood In, Blood Out'

Legendary thrash metal band Exodus have revealed the art for their upcoming album, Blood In, Blood Out , which will be released in the fall via Nuclear Blast.


Related Topix: Thrash-Metal, Exodus, Metal, Metallica, World News, Brazil, Fulton County, GA, Atlanta, GA, Theater, Arts

The Economist

Bello: I, the Supreme

NO SOONER had Juan Manuel Santos, Colombia's president, secured himself a second term in a run-off election in June than he announced that he wants to prevent such a thing happening again.


Related Topix: World News, Colombia, Rafael Correa

Daily Herald

"Rio 2" is Second Surprise Movie in Wednesday Morning Movie Series

"Rio 2" is the second surprise movie and the final film in Classic Cinemas' Wednesday Morning Movie Series on August 6th.


Related Topix: Rio, World News, Brazil, Anne Hathaway

United Methodist Church

Seminary welcomes Mexican, Colombian pastors

Ricardo Aldana Mogollon, a Methodist pastor from Colombia, enjoys a pickup soccer game outside Prothro Hall at Southern Methodist University's Perkins School of Theology.


Related Topix: World News, Colombia, Methodist, Religion, Colombia Travel, Travel, Southern Methodist University, North America Travel, Mexico Travel, Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Christian Science Monitor

Argentina debt default 101: What's at stake?

Argentina is on the brink of its second default this century after losing a long court battle with a group of US bondholders.

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Related Topix: Argentina, World News

International Business Times

Film Maker Kieth Famie Inspired by the Death of a Cancer Patient

Her October funeral served as its centerpiece. Famie is a 10-time Emmy-winning filmmaker.


Related Topix: Emmy Awards, Entertainment, Television, Travel, Brazil Travel, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Travel, World News, South America Travel, Brazil, Medicine

God Has A New Home: A $300 Million Mega Temple In Sao Paulo

"If you were to meet God himself in his own house, what would you wear?" This question was asked by the bishop Renato Cardoso, from the Universal Church of the Kingdom of God from Brazil, in an official video released by the church and intended to instruct the guests and the faithful who tomorrow will be attending the inauguration of Solomon's ... (more)


Related Topix: World News, Brazil, Travel, Brazil Travel, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Travel, South America Travel, Uruguay Travel, Brazil, Uruguay Travel

Southland Times

Bubbly ending to Awarua space mission

Five empty bottles sat on top of the microwave in the little base, one each for the opening of the station and the four missions before yesterday's finale, while the five corks with the date of each milestone written on the bottom sat on the whiteboard.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Space, World News, French Guiana

The Ecologist

Brazil: death threats stalk Amazon shaman Davi Kopenawa

As gold miners face eviction from Yanomami territory in the Brazilian Amazon, a rising tempo of death threats have been directed against the shaman Davi Kopenawa following his successful campaign.


Related Topix: Brazil, World News

Venezuelans struggle with shortages

A genie appears from a lamp in the hands of an astonished Venezuelan boy to declare: ''You can ask for anything - except toilet paper!'' The world's highest inflation and shortages of basics from milk to toilet roll are really no laughing matter for Venezuelans, but they find solace in a thriving comedy scene lampooning the governance behind the ... (more)


Related Topix: World News, Venezuela, Hugo Chavez

The Baltimore Sun

U.S. restricts travel by Venezuelan officials

The United States imposed travel restrictions on Wednesday on some Venezuelan government officials it accuses of rights abuses in a crackdown on protests against President Nicolas Maduro this year.


Related Topix: World News, Venezuela, Prison, OPEC (Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries), Hugo Chavez, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Bill Nelson

Jamaica Observer

PHOTOS: Other Jamaicans competing at the Commonwealth Games

2 - Gareth Henry of Jamaica competes in the badminton men's singles against Paul Georges of Mauritius in the first round of singles competition yesterday at the Emirates Arena.


Related Topix: Falkland Islands, World News