LATIN AMERICA

Mexico navy says finds 50 tons of meth in mountain lab

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – Mexican marines on Friday said they had discovered an underground drug lab in the mountains outside the capital of Sinaloa...

Taiwan’s president lauds Belize amid dwindling support

By Jose Sanchez BELMOPAN (Reuters) – Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-Wen thanked the government of Belize on Friday for backing Taiwan’s claim to independence from China...

Peru says no sign of Venezuelans sought by Maduro over drone...

LIMA (Reuters) – Peru’s top immigration official said Friday that two Venezuelan civilians whom Caracas alleges were involved in recent drone blasts during a...

Two arrested in Chile over bomb threats that caused flight chaos

(Reuters) – Chilean police arrested two men over bomb threats that grounded nine commercial airplanes in Chile, Peru and Argentina on Thursday. A specialist...

U.S. urges restraint, independent probe into Aug. 4 Venezuela explosions

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States on Friday said it supported the creation of an independent commission to investigate explosions in Caracas during...

Brazil’s Lula should have political rights: U.N. Human Rights Committee

SAO PAULO (Reuters) – The U.N. Human Rights Committee on Friday said it had requested that the Brazilian government allow imprisoned former president Luiz...
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Crisis-stricken Venezuela says to establish single forex rate

CARACAS (Reuters) – Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro said on Friday night the country would establish a single exchange rate that would be pegged to...

Venezuelans rush to shops before monetary overhaul

By Shaylim Castro and Isaac Urrutia CARACAS/MARACAIBO (Reuters) – Jittery Venezuelans on Friday rushed to shops and formed long lines in preparation for a...

Argentina president says poverty to rise as economy slumps

By Scott Squires BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) – More Argentines are likely living in poverty now compared with last year, President Mauricio Macri said on Friday,...

Take Five: World markets themes for the week ahead

LONDON (Reuters) – Following are five big themes likely to dominate thinking of investors and traders in the coming week and the Reuters stories...

Take Five: World markets themes for the week ahead

LONDON (Reuters) – Following are five big themes likely to dominate thinking of investors and traders in the coming week and the Reuters stories...

Mexican minister eyes progress on NAFTA issues in ‘very few days’

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Mexico’s economy minister Ildefonso Guajardo said on Friday that he hopes a breakthrough can be achieved on outstanding issues in talks...
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Uber’s new Brazil center aims to improve safety of cash transactions

By Marcelo Rochabrun SAO PAULO (Reuters) – Ride-hailing company Uber Technologies Inc plans to open a 250 million-reais ($64-million) center in Brazil that will research...

Meteor shower lights up skies over Bosnia

FOCA, Bosnia (Reuters) – A meteor shower lit up the skies above eastern Bosnia on Saturday night, giving star gazers a rare opportunity to...

AT&T, Telefonica bids win Mexican spectrum auction

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – Bids by telecommunications firms AT&T and Telefonica won 120 MHz of radioelectric spectrum in the 2500-2690 MHz frequency band that...

Federer beats Mayer, to face Wawrinka in quarter-finals

(Reuters) – World number two Roger Federer, bidding for his eighth Cincinnati Masters title, outlasted Leonardo Mayer of Argentina 6-1 7-6(6) in the third...

Tite brings in young blood for Brazil soccer friendlies in USA

RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) – Manchester United’s Andreas Pereira and Barcelona’s Artur are among the new names in a much-changed Brazil squad for upcoming...

Athletics: Coleman ready for bright ending to rough season

By Gene Cherry (Reuters) – It’s been a tough outdoor season for Christian Coleman with only one 100m win, but the world silver medalist says...