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PARIS, May 15- A growing divide between rich and poor risks will yawn still wider if cash-strapped governments keep cutting back the welfare state, an industrialised nations' think-tank warned on Wednesday.
*Brazil, Chile, Colombia top 2012 Latam FDI recipients. SANTIAGO, May 14- Foreign direct investment in Latin America and the Caribbean this year could fall as much as 3 percent or jump by up to 7 percent after leaping to a record in 2012, the United Nations' body for the region said on Tuesday.
LONDON, May 14- The head of the International Energy Agency on Tuesday urged the United States to decide quickly to allow crude exports, or the industry will find ways to get around restrictions.
DETROIT-- Nissan Motor Co. and General Motors Co. have signed a deal for Nissan to build small commercial vans that GM will sell in the U.S. and Canada, the companies said Tuesday. The deal with Nissan also gets GM into the small commercial van market quickly to compete with Ford, said Charlie Klein, GM's executive chief engineer for global vans.
CARACAS, May 14- Venezuela in 2012 became a net importer of gasoline as a result of escalating problems at its refineries and increasing demand for fuel in its internal market, joining a growing list of countries that struggle with fuel supplies despite ample oil reserves.
ALBANY, N.Y.-- New York Gov. The issue has long been a favorite of New York City Democrats and allied labor unions and activists, some of whom demonstrated in Albany on Monday.
MEXICO CITY-- Two waiters at a Mexico City bar will face homicide and robbery charges in the beating death of Malcolm X's grandson Malcolm Shabazz, authorities said Monday. Prosecutor Rodolfo Fernando Rios said bar employees David Hernandez Cruz and Manuel Alejandro Perez de Jesus would be charged with aggravated robbery and homicide.
*Sharp to boost supply business to Samsung as Apple growth slows. TOKYO, May 14- Japanese display maker Sharp Corp, a supplier to Apple Inc, will aim to boost sales to the iPhone maker's rival Samsung Electronics Co under a three-year rehabilitation roadmap after posting a worse-than-expected $5.4 billion net loss in the last financial year.
*Will aim to boost supply to Samsung as Apple's growth slows- sources. TOKYO, May 14- Japanese display maker Sharp Corp, a supplier to Apple Inc, will aim to boost sales to the iPhone maker's rival Samsung Electronics Co under a three-year rehabilitation roadmap after posting a worse-than-expected $5.4 billion net loss in its latest financial year.
WASHINGTON, May 13- Downplaying warnings about the potential for hackers to sabotage U.S. power plants at the click of a mouse, the head of the North American electricity standards group said on Monday he is more concerned about physical rather than cyber threats.
*Will aim to boost supply to Samsung as Apple's growth slows- sources. TOKYO, May 14- Japanese display maker Sharp Corp, a supplier to Apple Inc, will aim to boost sales to the iPhone maker's chief rival Samsung Electronics Co under a three-year rehabilitation roadmap to secure its survival.
MEXICO CITY, May 13- The Mexican unit of insurer Marsh& McClennan Companies Inc said on Monday it is launching a policy that will cover terrorism, organized crime and sabotage, the first such policy available in a country wracked by drug-related violence.
NEW YORK-- Ryan Seacrest will produce a new music series for the Spanish-speaking Telemundo network that will feature two established artists competing against each other for the audience's vote. The format for "Superstar Showdown" has been successful in other countries.
May 12- Tony Stark's superpowers lifted blockbuster "Iron Man 3" back to the top of movie charts in the United States and Canada, beating out a strong debut over the weekend for lavish Jazz Age drama "The Great Gatsby."
SAN FRANCISCO, May 12- To mark the Cinco de Mayo holiday this year, Domino's Pizza festooned its Facebook page with a string of posts, including an image of a Mexican-themed guacamole pizza that garnered over 2,000 "likes".
May 11- Opengate Capital Group LLC filed a lawsuit on Friday alleging that laboratory equipment maker Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc sold it a Mexican plant last year without revealing that a drug cartel was operating there.
May 11- Chrysler Group LLC is recalling about 469,000 SUVs worldwide to update software after some vehicles' circuit boards were found to be transmitting signals that trigger inadvertent gear shifts to neutral, the No. 3 U.S. automaker said Saturday.
Included are 2006- to 2010- model-year Jeep Commanders and 2005 to 2010 Jeep Grand Cherokees, of which about 295,000 are in the United States, 28,500 are in Canada and 4,200 are in Mexico.
TOKYO, May 11- Sharp Corp, Japan's leading maker of liquid crystal displays, will rely on expanding supplies of small panels to Samsung Electronics Co while still shipping screens to rival Apple Inc, in a bid to raise factory output levels and remain viable, three sources said.
CHICAGO-- Fitch Ratings on Friday cut Sherwin-Williams Co.' s ratings to "A-" from "A," citing the additional debt and risk related to its pending acquisition of a Mexican paint company. Fitch originally placed Sherwin-Williams' ratings under review in November after it announced plans to buy Consorcio Comex SA de CV in a deal worth about $2.34 billion, including debt.