Brazil Exports First Tactical Drone
August 04 2014 9:28 AM EDT
FT Sistemas S.A. says it’s sending the Horus FT-100 Mini-UAV to an unnamed buyer across the Atlantic.
Failed WTO Deal Will Have 'Significant Consequences:'
August 01 2014 2:03 AM EDT
The WTO's landmark Trade Facilitation Agreement fell through as India demanded a parallel pact for subsidies and stockpiling food.
Argentina Defaults, But Investors See Eventual Deal Possible
July 31 2014 7:56 AM EDT
Even a short default will raise local companies' borrowing costs.
Worldwide Water Shortage By 2040 Unless There Are Changes To The Way Power Is Produced
July 30 2014 9:13 AM EDT
In most countries, the creation of electricity leads to the biggest source of water consumption
Argentine Debt Talks Go Down To The Wire To Avert Default
July 30 2014 8:31 AM EDT
Argentina faces its second default in 12 years if it can't reach agreement with holdout creditors.
São Paulo Has Just 100 Days Of Water
July 29 2014 1:59 PM EDT
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 EDT
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 EDT
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 EDT
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 EDT
Argentina default seen as imminent, NML says.
BRICS Development Bank To Be Based in Shanghai
July 15 2014 4:58 PM EDT
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 EDT
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 EDT
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 EDT
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 EDT
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 EDT
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 EDT
“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 EDT
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 EDT
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 EDT
Strong stock prices and cheap money combine to drive buyouts to seven-year high.