BUENOS AIRES, (Reuters) – Scandal-hit Brazilian construction company Odebrecht said yesterday it has sold its 33 percent stake in a massive subway project in Argentina’s capital Buenos Aires, but vowed to keep working in the country.
HAVANA (Reuters) – After Hurricane Irma wrought havoc on Havana’s decrepit buildings and killed four in building collapses there, city authorities held a rare media briefing to stress they were prioritizing solving the capital’s longstanding housing needs.
HAVANA (Reuters) – The United Nations’ World Food Programme (WFP) said on Saturday it was launching a $5.7 million operation in Cuba to help feed nearly 700,000 people in areas most affected by Hurricane Irma.
(Trinidad Guardian) The final report of Petrotrin’s internal audit probe into the “volume discrepancy” allegedly involving the company and A&V Oil and Gas was finalised and being forwarded to Energy Minister Franklin Khan yesterday.
John Smith and Virginia Nedd (Trinidad Guardian) One of the two people charged with murdering ex-curator Dr Claire Broadbridge is worried about his personal safety while he is locked away awaiting trial for her death.
(Barbados Nation) Five men were yesterday remanded over the murder of British National, Steven Weare 49 years, formerly of Newcastle Plantation House, St.John, who was reported missing on Wednesday the 23rd day of August 2017.
SAO PAULO, (Reuters) – Brazil’s federal police yesterday arrested the chief executive of JBS SA, the world’s No.
(Jamaica Gleaner) The University of West Indies, Mona (UWI) will set up and operate a 7 megawatt liquefied natural gas (LNG) facility, which is projected to shave off up to $350 million annually from the campus’ energy costs.
BRASILIA, (Reuters) – A Brazilian Supreme Court judge yesterday authorized an investigation of President Michel Temer for suspected corruption involving a decree regulating ports, adding to graft allegations the president has so far parried with backing from Congress.
GENEVA, (Reuters) – Venezuela’s Supreme Court has progressively dismantled the rule of law, becoming an instrument of President Nicolas Maduro’s government in what amounts to a coup against the constitutional order, an international human rights group said on Tuesday.
LIMA, (Reuters) – A ballet dancer in Peru who was caught hiding the leader of the Shining Path in her apartment in 1992 was freed from prison after finishing her 25-year sentence on Monday.
PARIS, (Reuters) – Venezuela’s government and opposition will hold a round of talks in the Dominican Republic today, France’s foreign minister said yesterday, warning Caracas’s leadership that it risked EU sanctions if it failed to engage in negotiations.
(Jamaica Gleaner) Muslim Sheikh Abdullah el-Faisal who is wanted in the United States on terrorism-related charges, was denied bail when he appeared before the Kingston and St Andrew Parish Court yesterday afternoon.
(Jamaica Observer) KINGSTON, Jamaica — The governments of Jamaica and the People’s Republic of China yesterday morning pledged to continue building on the strategic partnership between both countries.
MEXICO CITY, (Reuters) – A massive earthquake off southern Mexico on Thursday night that killed at least 90 people damaged tens of thousands of homes and afflicted upwards of two million people in the poorer south, state officials said, as more details of the disaster emerged.
(Trinidad Express) An agreement has been reached between Trinidad and Tobago and the United States of America to allow air marshals on selected flights between the two countries.
BRASILIA, (Reuters) – Billionaire Joesley Batista, one of the owners of JBS SA, the world´s largest meatpacker, and executive Ricardo Saud surrendered yesterday and were arrested by Brazilian police, their lawyer said.