São Paulo Has Just 100 Days Of Water
July 29 2014 1:59 PM
Brazil has been suffering its worst drought in 40 years recently and it's affecting the nation's economy in several ways.
Tyson Foods To Shut 3 Factories, Cut 950 Jobs
July 26 2014 1:33 PM
The largest meat processor in the U.S. denies that the move is related to its recent acquisition of Hillshire Brands.
Unaccompanied Child Migrants Will Have To Leave US: Obama
July 26 2014 3:15 AM
Mostly from Central America, more than 57,000 children have been caught attempting to cross the U.S. border illegally since last October.
China-Japan Rivalry Plays Out In Latin America
July 25 2014 4:04 PM
Japanese PM Shinzo Abe is attempting to woo economic leaders in the region, fresh on the heels of Chinese President Xi Jinping.
Argentina Plans Default, Creditors Say
July 25 2014 8:26 AM
Argentina default seen as imminent, NML says.
BRICS Development Bank To Be Based in Shanghai
July 15 2014 4:58 PM
The institution is designed to compete with the World Bank and International Monetary Fund.
Putin Waives $32B Of Cuba's Debt, Seeks Stronger Trade Ties
July 12 2014 6:04 AM
On the first day of his Latin America tour, the Russian president canceled 90 percent of Cuba's debt to his country.
Refugees Or Economic Migrants?
July 10 2014 11:06 AM
With the complex causes behind the influx of child migrants from Central America to the U.S., not everyone fits neatly under one label.
Nicaragua Approves Route For $40B Shipping Canal
July 08 2014 11:03 AM
Critics say the project could destroy fragile ecosystems while lining the pockets of politicians and investors.
Latin America’s New Biggest Automaker: Mexico
July 08 2014 10:51 AM
Brazil, the world’s fourth-largest auto market, is suffering an economic slump. Meanwhile, Mexico is enjoying a manufacturing boom.
Default Fears Remain As Argentina Meets With Creditors
July 07 2014 8:55 AM
Argentina reportedly will not make will not make a formal settlement offer on Monday
El Niño Could Stir Up Australia Heat Wave, India Monsoon
July 03 2014 2:23 PM
“The rainfall pattern has gotten distorted this year, and it will have some impact on agricultural productivity.”
Panama and Venezuela Are Buddies Again
July 02 2014 5:56 PM
Full relations between Venezuela and Panama have been restored, nearly four months after Venezuela broke them off.
Group Calls For 20K Annual Allowance For All Canadians
June 30 2014 11:58 AM
Canadian lefties are calling for an annual minimum salary for all citizens, regardless of employment status.
Mergers & Acquisitions At 7-Year High
June 30 2014 8:03 AM
Strong stock prices and cheap money combine to drive buyouts to seven-year high.
Central Bankers' Report Warns Of Asset Bubble
June 29 2014 12:50 PM
BIS says temptation to put off action to boost economy is folly.
Are Artificial Lagoons The New ‘Gold Standard’ In Real Estate?
June 24 2014 6:37 PM
In Dubai, artificial lagoons as clear as swimming pools are a step up from the manmade lake, without nature's pesky variations.
Wes Clark, Who Bombed Balkans, Returns To Drill For Oil
June 24 2014 11:31 AM
Albania's once-dwindling oil sector is seeing a drilling renaissance thanks to smaller foreign firms lured by the prospects of significant deposits.
Mexico's Drug Cartels Threaten Fracking Boom
June 23 2014 3:16 PM
Oil and gas drillers are wary of the drug-related violence in northern Mexico that's threatening to stymie the country's shale oil and gas development.
Overwhelmed Texas Border Agents To Get Relief
June 22 2014 12:44 PM
Border Patrol is detaining 700 migrants a day.