- FARC peace deal at risk as conservative Duque wins Colombia presidency
Conservative Ivan Duque won Colombia's presidential election Sunday after a campaign that turned into a referendum on a landmark 2016 peace deal with FARC rebels that he pledged to overhaul. ...
Yahoo. Sun, 17 Jun 2018 22:08:10 -0400.
- The Latest: Ex-rebels want to meet with new Colombia leader
Demobilized members of Colombia's once biggest rebel group say they want to meet with President-elect Ivan Duque to discuss implementation of the nation's peace accord
ABC News. Sun, 17 Jun 2018 21:33:12 -0400.
- Conservative newcomer Ivan Duque wins Colombia's presidential election
Ivan Duque wins after promising to rewrite a controversial peace deal with Farc rebels.
BBC News. Mon, 18 Jun 2018 01:07:26 GMT.
- Conservative wins Colombia's presidency in divisive...
BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) - Ivan Duque, the young conservative protege of a powerful former president, was elected Colombia's next leader Sunday after ...
Daily Mail. Mon, 18 Jun 2018 01:56:56 +0100.
- Conservative Ivan Duque wins Colombia's presidential election
Right-wing candidate, 41, has pledged to roll back parts of the landmark 2016 peace deal with the FARC group.
Al Jazeera. Sun, 17 Jun 2018 22:48:30 GMT.
- World Cup 2018 memes: Mexico stuns Germany; Brazil pops a balloon - CNET
Doggone it, there were a lot of Chihuahua vs. German Shepherd jokes. And then there was the red balloon.
Gael Fashingbauer Cooper. CNET. Sun, 17 Jun 2018 21:30:03 +0000.
- World Cup 2018: Brazil held to 1-1 draw by Switzerland in Group E opener
Philippe Coutinho's superb goal is not enough for Brazil who are held by Switzerland in their World Cup opener.
BBC News. Sun, 17 Jun 2018 20:47:30 GMT.
- Brazil, Switzerland end their World Cup group stage match in draw
The scoring was opened by Brazilian midfielder Philippe Coutinho on the 20th minute
Tass. Sun, 17 Jun 2018 23:25:48 +0300.
- For Brazil, a Disappointing Start to World Cup
Brazil failed to put away numerous quality chances, and Switzerland emerges from its toughest match of the group stage with a very encouraging point.
Joel Petterson. New York Times. Sun, 17 Jun 2018 20:25:32 GMT.
- World Cup: Switzerland hold Brazil to 1-1 draw
Brazil's bid for a sixth World Cup got off to a slow start as Switzerland withstood an early onslaught to snatch a 1-1 draw in Rostov-on-Don on Sunday.
The Local. Sun, 17 Jun 2018 21:56:19 +0200.
- FIFA World Cup 2018: Sunday Schedule, Start Times, TV Info, Odds, Picks For Germany Vs. Mexico, More
There will be three 2018 World Cup matches on Sunday, a slate that includes Costa Rica vs. Serbia, Brazil vs. Switzerland and Germany vs. ...
By Alex Kay, Contributor. Forbes. Sun, 17 Jun 2018 07:30:00 -0400.
- Conservative lawmaker Ivan Duque wins Colombia's presidential election
Ivan Duque, the young conservative protege of a powerful former president, was elected Colombia's next leader Sunday after promising to roll back a fragile peace accord that has divided the South American nation.
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. Sun, 17 Jun 2018 05:49:32 EDT.
- Seventeen killed in nightclub stampede
Seventeen people have been killed in a Venezuelan nightclub following a stampede triggered by a tear gas canister exploding inside, said officials.
Sky News. Sun, 17 Jun 2018 08:26:00 +0100.
- AP Explains: How Colombia's presidential vote affects peace
In 2016, the Colombian government and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, or FARC, signed a peace deal that ended five decades of conflict.
Fox News. Sun, 17 Jun 2018 04:06:05 GMT.
- China's State Power to bid for Brazil hydroelectric dam -sources
SAO PAULO, June 15 (Reuters) - China's State Power Investment Corp is likely to deliver a bid for Brazil's fourth-largest hydroelectric dam as soon as next month, two people with knowledge of the matter said on Friday.
Reuters. Fri, 15 Jun 2018 18:56:03 -0400.
- Volcano music could help scientists monitor eruptions
A volcano in Ecuador with a deep cylindrical crater might be the largest musical instrument on Earth, producing unique sounds scientists could use to monitor its activity. ...
Science Daily. Fri, 15 Jun 2018 15:45:00 EDT.
- Brazilian PC market continues to grow
Price reduction strategies from manufacturers and retailers helped boost sales, says IDC
ZDNet. Fri, 15 Jun 2018 10:13:54 +0000.
- Spinning Its Wheels: With Turkmenistan In A Skid, Berdymukhammedov Pedals On
Its inflation rate is second only to Venezuela's, and that's just one of the woes prompting Turkmenistan's citizens to seek greener pastures. But President Gurbanguly Berdymukhammedov is busy with other things.
Radio Liberty. Wed, 13 Jun 2018 16:20:46 +0000.
- Colombia's Rightist Contender Duque Seeks High Investment to Bolster Growth
Ivan Duque, the frontrunner to win Colombia's presidential election on Sunday, said tax cuts he is proposing would bolster investment in the Andean nation by a third over the next four years and help stimulate sluggish economic growth. ...
Voice of America. Tue, 12 Jun 2018 22:30:24 -0400.
- BMW puts Brazil plans on hold over country's lack of industry policy
BMW says although Brazil's luxury vehicle segment is growing, the country is failing to implement industry policies that would help the automaker plan for the future.
AutoNews.com. Tue, 12 Jun 2018 07:56:27 EST. Subscription required.