- Currents: Q&A: Houses Built on Gossamer Wings
Phyllis Richardson’s new book offers a global, contemporary perspective on the heft of houses, highlighting projects from Chile to Vietnam.
By Alexandra Lange. International Herald Tribune. Tue, 30 Sep 2014 16:11:07 GMT.
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- Venezuela defends Clorox seizure
Venezuelan leader Nicolas Maduro defends his government's decision to seize a US-owned factory following the departure from Venezuela of Clorox.
BBC News. Tue, 30 Sep 2014 10:34:46 GMT.
- VIDEO: Brazil's silent abortion dilemma
Julio Carneiro looks at why so many Brazilians still oppose the legalisation of abortion, despite a series of recent deaths.
BBC News. Tue, 30 Sep 2014 09:29:18 GMT.
- Readout of the Vice President's Call with Peruvian President Ollanta Humala
The Vice President called Peruvian President Ollanta Humala this afternoon to express condolences on behalf of the American people for Peruvians affected by the September 28 earthquake in the Cusco Region. ...
The White House. The White House. Tue, 30 Sep 2014 01:47:00 +0000.
- DealBook: Judge Holds Argentina in Contempt of Court in Bond Payment Case
Judge Thomas P. Griesa of Federal District Court in Manhattan stopped short of issuing sanctions, saying he would make a decision about them in the future.
By Alexandra Stevenson. International Herald Tribune. Tue, 30 Sep 2014 01:42:55 GMT.
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- US Judge Holds Argentina in Contempt Over Bond Payment Plan
In a rare move, a U.S. judge held Argentina in contempt on Monday, saying the country is taking “illegal” steps to evade his orders in a longstanding dispute with hedge funds over defaulted debt. ...
Voice of America. Mon, 29 Sep 2014 20:44:28 -0400.
- From ‘Mama Jatha’ to patates
High up in the Peruvian plateaus of the Andes Mountains, 'Mama Jatha,' meaning nurturing mother, is how the natives call potatoes. The story of the potato is a long one, but its history in Turkey is rather short
Hurriyet. Mon, 29 Sep 2014 00:01:00 +0200.
- On The RiskMap Radar: Modi Visits DC, Russia's Oligarchs Bristle and Brazil Votes
LONDON – Longtime watchers of US diplomacy know that the White House typically discourages world leaders from taking a swing through Washington DC on the heels of the UN General Assembly session in New York each September. ...
By Control Risks. Forbes. Fri, 26 Sep 2014 14:22:00 GMT.
- Africa: Reducing Risks From Water Related Disasters
[UNDP]I thank the Governments of Peru, Switzerland, Tajikistan, and Thailand for the opportunity to address this high-level event. ...
All Africa. Fri, 26 Sep 2014 12:02:26 GMT.
- Venezuela Suffers Another Blackout
Another blackout hit various states across Venezuela on Thursday in an irritation for locals and embarrassment for President Nicolas Maduro's government which runs the electricity sector. ...
Voice of America. Thu, 25 Sep 2014 19:43:52 -0400.
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