Latin and Central American News

  • Liberty Latin America Rebounds From Hurricanes 13 Aug 2018 18:55 Light Reading Nearly a year after a pair of powerful hurricanes devastated much of its territories, Liberty Latin America is bouncing back with strong subscriber gains across its vast Caribbean, Central American and South American region. Liberty Latin America , which …
  • James Mattis visits South America amid political, economic upheaval 13 Aug 2018 10:35 Washington Times Defense Secretary James N. Mattis has embarked on his first diplomatic visit to South America, arriving as the region continues to be embroiled in political and economic upheaval that could have a destabilizing effect. Departing Sunday, the Pentagon chief …
  • Taiwanese President Begins Latin American Tour with Stopovers in US 13 Aug 2018 01:35 Latin American Herald Tribune SHANGHAI – Taiwan’s President Tsai Ing-wen began on Sunday an official tour of allied countries Paraguay and Belize, with stopovers in Los Angeles and Houston, despite Chinese opposition. Taiwan’s official Central News Agency reported on Sunday that Tsai …
  • Zurich Insurance Group Ltd ADR (ZURVY) CEO Mario Greco on Q2 2018 Results - Earnings Call Transcript 12 Aug 2018 06:13 Seeking Alpha Zurich Insurance Group Ltd ADR (OTCQX:ZURVY) Q2 2018 Earnings Conference Call August 9, 2018 7:00 AM ET Executives Richard Burden - Head Investor Relations and Rating Agency Management Mario Greco - Group Chief Executive Officer George Quinn - Group Chief …
  • The Battle For Zimbabwe 11 Aug 2018 22:15 Black Star News Why Bush And Blair Want Mugabe Dead During the month of March 2007, a new wave of propaganda, diplomatic and media attacks against Zimbabwe were launched. These biased news reports on Zimbabwe are not new. They extend back to the period of the national …
  • Brunch on Saturday: Restaurant Ours brunch review 11 Aug 2018 15:23 The Independent Brunching out...  Sometimes you stumble upon something and there’s quite literally nothing that denotes it’s there. You could easily walk past and not know what’s inside. And perhaps that’s what Restaurant Ours wants here, a sort of invite-only for those …
  • Costa Rica's Supreme Court Rules Against Same-Sex Marriage Ban 11 Aug 2018 11:31 Politics Daily BOGOTA (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Costa Rica’s top court has ruled that a ban on same-sex marriage is unconstitutional, a decision seen as a win for gay rights activists and welcomed by the country’s new president. The Supreme Court gave lawmakers up …
  • Costa Rica's top court rules against gay marriage ban 10 Aug 2018 18:21 Charleston Daily Mail By Reuters Published: 13:33 EDT, 10 August 2018 | Updated: 13:33 EDT, 10 August 2018 By Anastasia Moloney BOGOTA, Aug 10 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Costa Rica's top court has ruled that a ban on same-sex marriage is unconstitutional, a decision …
  • Merz Creates Americas Region, Expands Bob Rhatigan’s Leadership Role 09 Aug 2018 15:16 Odessa American FRANKFURT, Germany--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug 9, 2018--Merz, a global leader in medical aesthetics and neurotoxins, today announced the appointment of Bob Rhatigan as Chief Executive Officer – Americas. Expanding on his leadership of Merz’s North American …
  • Senate votes against legalizing abortion 09 Aug 2018 11:09 Standard Digital News Activists in favour of the legalization of abortion comfort each other outside the National Congress in Buenos Aires after senators rejected the bill to legalize abortion. [AFP]Argentina's senators on Thursday voted against legalizing abortion in the …
  • Members of ethnic groups top the ranks of Canada's self-employed 08 Aug 2018 11:28 Montreal Gazette Veterans Affairs Minister Seamus O'Regan apologized for "poor choice of words" in saying that immigrants "are better at creating new businesses and new jobs than Canadian-born people." Fred Chartrand / THE CANADIAN PRESS Canada …
  • Trafficking and Borders 08 Aug 2018 08:00 Sunbury News NEWS US trafficking report highlights vulnerability of children By SUSANNAH GEORGE Associated Press Thursday, June 28 WASHINGTON (AP) — Children removed from their families and placed in institutional care are at greater risk of being trafficked, the U.S. …