(Trinidad Guardian) Trinidad Cement Ltd (TCL) recorded a 61 per cent decline in its after-tax profit for the three-month period ending March 31, 2017, the regional group headquartered in Claxton Bay reported yesterday.
CARACAS, (Reuters) – Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro shocked many of his countrymen on Monday by calling for a constitutional assembly in a move similar to one his predecessor and mentor Hugo Chavez used almost 20 years ago.
NEW YORK, (Reuters) – A former Guinea government minister accused of laundering $8.5 million in bribes he took in exchange for helping a Chinese conglomerate secure mining rights told jurors in Manhattan federal court yesterday that the money was a personal loan.
BRASILIA, (Reuters) – Brazilian authorities yesterday lowered the toll of people injured in a recent bloody clash between farmers and an indigenous tribe over land, and said no one had their hands cut off as reported earlier by a rights group.
CARACAS (Reuters) – Security forces fired tear gas at youths throwing stones and petrol bombs yesterday as Venezuela’s opposition began a second month of protests against socialist President Nicolas Maduro.
HAVANA (Reuters) – A protester waving a US flag briefly disrupted May Day celebrations in Havana, running out in front of hundreds of thousands of Cubans set to march across Revolution Square before being tackled and carried away.
SAO PAULO (Reuters) – More than a dozen members of an indigenous tribe were injured in a dispute over land in northern Brazil, including at least one whose hands were hacked off, according to reports from indigenous rights groups yesterday.
CARACAS, (Reuters) – Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro said yesterday he expected delayed state polls to be held this year, although opponents have demanded a broader general election to replace him in protests that have sparked 29 deaths.