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  • VIDEO: Argentina president in Vatican talks
    Argentina's president discusses global finance with the Pope in private talks at the Vatican prior to a UN meeting about spiralling national debt.
    BBC News.  Sun, 21 Sep 2014 03:19:49 GMT.
  • VIDEO: Peruvian prison bank run by inmates
    Peru's largest prison has a bank run entirely by inmates, for inmates so they can save for their release and re-establish trustworthiness.
    BBC News.  Sun, 21 Sep 2014 00:55:47 GMT.
  • Venezuela Moves Jailed Former Police Official to House Arrest
    The opposition has long demanded the release of the official, Iván Simonovis, who was jailed in connection with the killing of protesters in 2002, but the Supreme Court said that he would be returned to jail once his health improved.
    By William Neuman.  International Herald Tribune.  Sat, 20 Sep 2014 19:15:22 GMT.
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  • Editorial: Venezuela’s Crackdown on Opposition
    The government’s abuses are dangerous for the region and warrant strong criticism from Latin American leaders.
    By The Editorial Board.  International Herald Tribune.  Sat, 20 Sep 2014 18:30:02 GMT.
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  • US Won't Impede Venezuela's UN Security Council Bid
    The United States will not stand in the way of Venezuela securing a temporary seat on the U.N. Security Council in 2015-16 after Latin American and Caribbean states unanimously endorsed its bid, U.N. diplomats and U.S. ...
    Voice of America.  Fri, 19 Sep 2014 19:00:48 -0400.
  • Magna stock falls 4.7% after Brazil antitrust regulator visits local unit
    Magna International shares tumbled the most in more than two years after the supplier said the offices of its Brazilian unit were visited in connection with an antitrust investigation.  Fri, 19 Sep 2014 16:02:26 EST.  Subscription required.
  • Telefónica wins GVT with $9 billion bid
    Telefónica has inked a deal to buy Brazil’s GVT for roughly $9 billion. GVT’s current owner, France’s Vivendi SA, fielded competing bids from Telefónica and Telecom Italia. ...
    Martha Degrasse.  RCR Wireless.  Fri, 19 Sep 2014 15:06:16 +0000.
  • The Complete List Of The 150 Richest People In Brazil
    Their total combined net worth this year is $274.6 billion, or about 13.30% of Brazil's GDP in 2013.
    By Anderson Antunes.  Forbes.  Thu, 18 Sep 2014 20:46:00 GMT.
  • Argentina approves price control law
    Argentina's congress has approved a law that lets the government intervene in setting prices and profits.
    Miami Herald.  Thu, 18 Sep 2014 13:16 EDT.
  • Africa: Hunger Is Falling, but Climate, Conflict Threaten Progress
    [Thomson Reuters Foundation]London -Land redistribution in Brazil, community gardens in Indonesia, and rising incomes across much of the developing world have helped end hunger for 100 million people in the last decade, new research shows.
    All Africa.  Thu, 18 Sep 2014 08:18:58 GMT.

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