LONDON/BUENOS AIRES, (Reuters) – Argentina said today it had reached a deal with three creditor groups to restructure $65 billion in sovereign debt, potentially helping it climb out of a damaging default and revive the recession-hit economy.
CARACAS, (Reuters) – Venezuela capital Caracas’ largest produce market is at the centre of a worsening COVID-19 outbreak, but cash-strapped merchants refuse to stop hawking food there for the city’s 5 million residents, many of whom are starving.
BUENOS AIRES, (Reuters) – A top European Union diplomat has called for a delay in the vote to choose the Inter-American Development Bank’s new president, a closely watched election that has sparked controversy over the first-ever U.S.
BELFAST, (Reuters) – John Hume, the Roman Catholic architect of Northern Ireland’s 1998 Good Friday peace agreement who won the Nobel Peace Prize for his role in ending 30 years of sectarian violence, died yesterday at the age of 83.
HATTERAS ISLAND, N.C., (Reuters) – Isaias regained hurricane strength last night just hours before it was due to make landfall in the Carolinas and churn its way up the U.S.
BUENOS AIRES/WASHINGTON, (Reuters) – A battle is brewing for control of Latin America’s main development bank.
GENEVA, (Reuters) – The World Health Organization warned today that, despite strong hopes for a vaccine, there might never be a “silver bullet” for COVID-19, and the road to normality would be long.
(Reuters) – U.S. astronauts Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley, who flew to the International Space Station in SpaceX’s new Crew Dragon, splashed down in the Gulf of Mexico yesterday after a two-month voyage that was NASA’s first crewed mission from home soil in nine years.
MEXICO CITY, (Reuters) – Mexican security forces yesterday captured Jose Antonio Yepez, a notorious drug gang leader and fuel thief blamed for fanning a sharp surge in violence that has severely tested the government of President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador.
MIAMI, (Reuters) – The Florida coast looked set to avoid major damage late yesterday with Tropical Storm Isaias keeping offshore as it rumbles north, although it could strengthen to a hurricane by the time it reaches the Carolinas on Monday packing heavy winds and rain.
(Reuters) – Venerable U.S. retailer Lord & Taylor filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy yesterday, becoming the latest in a growing list of storied names to do so amid the ongoing coronavirus outbreak that has crippled the retail sector.
LIMA, (Reuters) – The death toll in Latin America from the novel coronavirus passed 200,000 on Saturday night, a Reuters tally showed, underlining the region’s status as one of the global epicenters of the pandemic that is testing governments to the limit.
NEW DELHI, (Reuters) – India’s Interior Minister Amit Shah has been admitted to hospital after catching the coronavirus, he said on Sunday, becoming the most senior politician in the country to test positive for the disease.
NEW YORK/LONDON, (Reuters) – Eastman Kodak Co on Monday granted its executive chairman options for 1.75 million shares as the result of what a person familiar with the arrangement described as an “understanding” with its board that had previously neither been listed in his employment contract nor made public.
BRASILIA, (Reuters) – Brazil recorded 45,392 additional confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus as well as 1,088 deaths from the disease caused by the virus in the past 24 hours, its health ministry said yesterday.
BRASILIA, (Reuters) – The number of fires in Brazil’s Amazon rainforest jumped 28% in July from a year ago, official data showed yesterday, as some environmentalists warned a jump this week could signal a repeat of last year’s surging destruction of the world’s largest rainforest.
MIAMI, (Reuters) – Isaias weakened slightly to a tropical storm yesterday after lashing The Bahamas, but forecasters warned it would likely grow into a hurricane again as it approaches coronavirus-stricken eastern Florida overnight.
LONDON (Reuters) – An unnamed British lawmaker and former minister was arrested on Saturday after police received allegations of rape, sexual assault and coercive control, the Sunday Times reported.
NAIROBI (Reuters) – Most of us have accepted COVID-19 face masks as an inconvenient, albeit necessary, safety measure.
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Ellen DeGeneres on Thursday sent an emotional message to the staff of her television talk show saying she was taking steps to improve the culture on set following accusations of a hostile working environment.