- Brazil At A Crossroads, But Investors Optimistic
Brazil investors more bullish than most as investors ponder whether country is heading for better days.
By Kenneth Rapoza. Forbes. Tue, 15 Apr 2014 15:39:00 GMT.
- Chilean residents survey fire damage
Residents of the Chilean city of Valparaiso return to areas burned by a fast-moving forest fire which engulfed parts of the historic port.
BBC News. Tue, 15 Apr 2014 12:56:36 GMT.
- Bolivia president takes Chile coast case to court
The president of Bolivia has delivered written legal arguments to the United Nations' highest court in his land-locked nation's bid to gain access to part of Chile's Pacific coast.
Miami Herald. Tue, 15 Apr 2014 11:42 EDT.
- Garcia Marquez in 'very fragile' condition: family
Colombian novelist Gabriel Garcia Marquez is in "very fragile" condition, his family said Monday.
Hurriyet. Tue, 15 Apr 2014 09:48:00 +0200.
- Chile promises to rebuild Valparaiso
President Michelle Bachelet of Chile promises her government will rebuild the areas destroyed by a forest fire that has killed at least 15 people in the port city of Valparaiso.
BBC News. Tue, 15 Apr 2014 01:35:54 GMT.
- Kidnapped Venezuelan Journalist Freed
A Venezuelan journalist has been freed eight days after she was kidnapped outside her home in Caracas. Police in Venezuela say Globovision television journalist Nairobi Pinto was freed in the city of Cua, near the capital. ...
Voice of America. Mon, 14 Apr 2014 12:27:29 -0400.
- Huge Fire Threatens Chile's Historic Port City
Chilean officials say a huge fire has killed at least two people and destroyed 500 homes in the port city of Valparaiso. Firefighters are struggling to bring the blaze under control, as Pacific coast winds fan the flames. ...
Voice of America. Sun, 13 Apr 2014 06:04:47 -0400.
- Chrysler to take $130 million charge in first quarter due to Venezuela
A change in the way it measures currency in Venezuela will cause Fiat Chrysler Automobile's Chrysler Group LLC unit to take a $130 million charge in its first quarter, Chrysler said today in a filing with federal regulators.
AutoNews.com. Fri, 11 Apr 2014 16:25:43 EST. Subscription required.
- Africa: ARI Partners and Friends At the World Urban Forum
[Africa Research Institute]With the 7th World Urban Forum taking place this week, we draw attention to the work of a number of our partners who are (and some who are not) in Medellín, Colombia.
All Africa. Fri, 11 Apr 2014 10:39:54 GMT.
- COLOMBIA: Environment key for sustainable economic growth
Colombia’s rich natural heritage as one of the world’s most bio-diverse countries is coming under increasing pressure from extractive industries, livestock grazing, urbanisation and car use, according to a new OECD report.
OECD. Acquired Thu, 10 Apr 2014.