NEW YORK-- It was an ad campaign conceived as eye candy to bring attention to other advertisements in New York's transit system. But the "Meet Miss Subways" beauty contest posters of pretty young New York women and their aspirations quickly evolved into a popular and even groundbreaking fixture that ran for 35 years, from 1941 to 1976..
SAO PAULO-- Brazil is using an indigenous language for the first in a campaign aimed at curbing violence against women and the spread of HIV. The campaign is a joint effort between Brazil and three United Nations agencies including the Joint United Nations Program on HIV and AIDS. Adele Benzaken of the UNAIDS office in Brazil.
Oct 11- Cordoba Minerals Corp:. *Arranges $2.0 million private placement; amends existing warrants. *Says a non-brokered private placement financing of up to 4.45 million units.
CARACAS, Venezuela-- A mustachioed former bus driver who rose to become his country's top diplomat has emerged as the vice presidential pick of President Hugo Chavez as the Venezuelan leader prepares to launch a six-year term following two cancer operations.
Oct 11- Mack-Cali Realty Corporation's agreement to acquire, Roseland Partners, L.L.C, a multifamily owner/ operator/ developer is a near-term credit neutral event as the transaction's small size will not meaningfully impact credit metrics, according to Fitch Ratings.
Oct 10- Shona Energy Company Inc:. *Shona Energy unit Geoproduction Oil and Gas Company of Colombia signed LOI with Altenesol LNG Colombia, S.A.S. *LOI to supply natural gas for Altenesol's Nataly I liquefied natural gas project.
This past Sunday, a bull fight in Colombia went out of control -- and what a metaphor for the markets. Bill Nichols, Cantor Fitzgerald, and William Braman, Ballentine Partners, share their market forecasts.
*Tolima Gold Inc. and IAMGOLD Corporation enter option to form a joint venture to explore tolima's ancal project in the middle cauca gold belt in Colombia. *As consideration for granting of option, IAMGOLD has agreed to pay Tolima $1 million in 2 equal installments.
WASHINGTON-- Mitt Romney solely blamed President Barack Obama on Monday for potential defense cuts that Republicans in Congress worked out with the White House and Democrats and left the misimpression that Obama has ignored free trade initiatives.
SAN DIEGO-- PriceSmart Inc. said Monday that a key revenue measurement grew 10 percent in September. The company has five warehouse clubs in Costa Rica, four in Panama, four in Trinidad, and others in Guatemala, the Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Honduras, Aruba, Barbados, Colombia, Jamaica, Nicaragua, and the U.S. Virgin Islands.
Oct 05-=============================================================================== Summary analysis-- Codere S.A.----------------------------------- 05- Oct-2012=============================================================================== CREDIT RATING: B-/Negative/-- Country: Spain Primary SIC: Amusement and recreation, nec=============================================================================== Credit Rating History: Local currency Foreign currency 06- Jul-2012 B-/-- B-/-- 02- Jul-2009 B/-- B/-- 27- Oct-2008 B+/-- B+/--=============================================================================== Rationale.
*ISS recommends shareholders vote to re-elect all News Corp directors. Oct 4- News Corp's controlling Murdoch family received a major endorsement, and won a symbolic victory, with proxy advisory group Institutional Shareholder Services' recommendation that shareholders vote to re-elect the company's board of directors at its annual shareholder meeting.
FARGO, N.D.-- Representatives of six North Dakota companies are going on a trade mission to the South American nation of Colombia next week. It is the first North Dakota trade mission to Colombia in four years.
*Bristol to return rights to Plavix, Avapro to Sanofi. *Sanofi to make $200 mln terminal payment to Bristol in 2018. *Sanofi shares down 0.8 pct By James Regan.
*Brazil's Somar: flowering bodes well for 2013 coffee crop. NEW YORK/ LONDON, Oct 2- Arabica coffee futures soared nearly 4 percent to a 10- week high on Tuesday, on heavy short-covering prompted by concerns of dry weather in top grower Brazil, while raw sugar extended the previous session's steep gains.
Oct 1- NEW YORK, October 01 Fitch Ratings believes, while airports globally are growing strongly, the differences in performance between airports across global regions are likely to continue due to local economic trends and choices by carriers.
'Senior' Colombian oil stocks are just above 50 percent of their highs, and the rest are anywhere from 20-50 percent of their highs.
Money managers and analysts warn of tough times ahead as ongoing concerns about the euro zone debt crisis, high oil prices, and a slowdown in China threaten to bring the recent risk rally to a halt, but one analyst says Latin America is an area that may still prove profitable.
The prospect of the World Bank being led by someone from outside the U.S. for the first time seemed nearer on Friday, as several African nations backed Nigerian Finance Minister Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala for the job.
The Mexican peso has been on a tear, and this strategist thinks it still has room to rise.