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Venezuela opposition slams raid of NGO that supports humanitarian aid

VALENCIA, Venezuela (Reuters) – Venezuela’s opposition-run congress accused the police on Friday of illegally raiding the headquarters of a non-governmental organization that supports their...

Mexican president visits ‘El Chapo’s’ home turf after guilty verdict

By Diego Oré MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador on Friday became the first Mexican president in memory to visit the birthplace of...

Venezuela opposition’s U.S. envoy has no ‘crystal ball’ on Maduro exit

By Matt Spetalnick, Luc Cohen and Patricia Zengerle WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Venezuelan opposition’s envoy to the United States said on Friday there was no...

U.S. raises pressure on Maduro via sanctions, aid airlift

By Andy Sullivan and Idrees Ali WASHINGTON/MUNICH (Reuters) – The United States ratcheted up pressure on Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro on Friday by sanctioning some...

Britain’s Prince Charles to make first royal visit to Cuba in...

LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s Prince Charles and his wife Camilla will become the first members of the royal family to make an official visit...

U.S. to deliver over 200 tons of aid to Venezuelan border

MUNICH (Reuters) – U.S. military aircraft are expected to deliver more than 200 tons of humanitarian aid to the Venezuelan border in Colombia, with...
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Brazil’s Odebrecht says it reaches cooperation agreement with Peru

SAO PAULO (Reuters) – Scandal-plagued Brazilian builder Odebrecht SA said on Friday it had agreed to terms with the Peruvian government to fully cooperate...

Venezuela opposition to leave Citgo funds, management untouched: envoy

By Luc Cohen, Matt Spetalnick and Patricia Zengerle WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Venezuela’s opposition has no plans to use funds belonging to U.S. refiner Citgo, which...

Venezuela’s Guaido asks Citibank to freeze gold swap with Maduro: lawmaker

By Mayela Armas CARACAS (Reuters) – Advisers to Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido are asking Citibank not to claim gold put up as collateral for...

Exclusive: China ride-hailing giant Didi plans Chile, Peru launches to take...

By Aislinn Laing and Adam Jourdan SANTIAGO/BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) – Chinese ride-hailing giant Didi Chuxing is planning to take on U.S. rival Uber in some...

Colombia’s economic outlook good but fiscal risks loom: central banker

BOGOTA (Reuters) – Colombia’s economic outlook is positive this year, thanks to controlled inflation, low interest rates and growth recovery, central bank chief Juan...

Citgo Petroleum to dismiss workers in Aruba over U.S. sanctions: prime...

By Sailu Urribarri (Reuters) – A Citgo Petroleum Corp refining unit in Aruba plans to dismiss workers following sanctions imposed by the United States on...
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Antarctic ice shelves: Searching for clues on climate change

By Fabian Cambero KING GEORGE ISLAND, Antarctica (Reuters) – In a remote island outpost on the edge of the Antarctic, hundreds of miles from the...

Austria calls for European stance on Huawei to ensure competition

VIENNA (Reuters) – Europe should agree a joint position on whether or not Chinese firm Huawei is allowed to equip 5G networks for next-generation...

Robots will be your colleagues not your replacement: Manpower

BERLIN (Reuters) – Fears that robots will eliminate your job are unfounded with a growing number of employers planning to increase or maintain headcount...
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Soccer: Sala’s body arrives in Argentina for weekend funeral

BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) – The body of footballer Emiliano Sala arrived in Argentina on Friday, ahead of this weekend’s wake and burial in his...

Athletics: Jamaica sticking with June world trials dates

By Kayon Raynor KINGSTON (Reuters) – The Jamaican Athletics Federation is sticking with its decision to hold their world championships trials during a period typically...

Motor racing: McLaren could turn to Alonso if they need a...

By Alan Baldwin WOKING, England (Reuters) – McLaren indicated on Thursday that retired double Formula One world champion Fernando Alonso could stand in as a...