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Amnesty International points to extrajudicial killings in Nicaragua

MANAGUA (Reuters) – Human rights organization Amnesty International said on Thursday it had documented at least six “possible extrajudicial executions” in Nicaragua during a...

Brazil far-right candidate extends lead over leftist rival ahead of run-off:...

RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) – Brazil’s far-right presidential candidate Jair Bolsonaro extended his lead over his leftist rival Fernando Haddad in an election poll...

Mexican firms to pay $3 million reparations over Venezuela food aid...

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – A group of companies and individuals have agreed to pay $3 million in reparations to the United Nations Refugee Agency...

Chile court hears appeal of case seeking damages from Church over...

By Aislinn Laing (Reuters) – Three men, who have accused Chilean priest Fernando Karadima of sexual abuse, asked a court in Santiago on Thursday to...

Two top Trump aides get into heated exchange outside Oval Office:...

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Two of President Donald Trump’s top advisers got into a heated exchange outside the Oval Office on Thursday as passions boiled...

Ecuador expels Venezuela ambassador after official says Moreno lied

(Reuters) – Ecuador expelled Venezuela’s ambassador to Quito on Thursday after a Venezuelan government minister called Ecuadorean President Lenin Moreno a liar. In a Wednesday...
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Exclusive: U.S. asks for WTO panel over metals tariffs retaliation

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States is requesting that a World Trade Organization dispute resolution panel get involved in a clash over international retaliation...

Colgate halts Venezuela detergent plant for lack of boxes

VALENCIA, Venezuela (Reuters) – U.S. consumer goods maker Colgate-Palmolive Co <CL.N> has halted production at its detergent and dish soap plant in Venezuela because...

Sales growth accelerates at retailer Casino in third quarter, keeps goals

PARIS (Reuters) – French retailer Casino <CASP.PA>, which is battling investor concern over its high debt, said that sales growth accelerated in the third...

Motor racing: McLaren sign short-term partnership with Coca-Cola

(Reuters) – McLaren have signed a partnership with Coca-Cola until the end of the season that will see the soft drinks company’s brand appear on...

Brazil court denies Monsanto bid to halt seed licensing to bankrupt...

By Ana Mano SAO PAULO (Reuters) – A Brazilian appeals court denied a request this month by Monsanto’s local unit to suspend licensing of its...
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Mexican top court rejects ban on cash fares for ride-hailing firms

By Julia Love MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – The Mexican Supreme Court on Tuesday struck down a ban on cash fares for ride-hailing firms, setting a...

Telefonica Brasil rolls out Netflix partnership in paid TV push

SAO PAULO (Reuters) – Telefonica Brasil SA <VIVT4.SA> has begun integrating its pay TV service with Netflix Inc’s <NFLX.O> streaming platforms, Brazil’s largest telecoms...

China’s Tencent to acquire stake in Brazil fintech Nubank: source

SAO PAULO (Reuters) – Chinese internet company Tencent Holdings Ltd <0700.HK> has reached an agreement to acquire a minority stake in Brazilian financial technology...
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Hamilton: Crazy to match F1 ‘godfather’ Fangio’s five

By Alan Baldwin AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) – Lewis Hamilton described Juan Manuel Fangio as the ‘godfather’ of Formula One on Thursday and said it was...

Motor racing: Perez sees bright future for reborn Force India

By Alan Baldwin AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) – Mexican Sergio Perez saw a bright future for Force India after the Formula One team finally confirmed on...

Alonso hails Hamilton as one of the F1 greats

By Alan Baldwin AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) – Lewis Hamilton’s former team mate Fernando Alonso hailed the Briton as a Formula One great on Thursday and...