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AB InBev, SABMiller merger would combine Latam, Africa growth markets. *SABMiller price tag would likely be more than $100 bln. BRUSSELS/ LONDON, Oct 28- With half the world's beer produced by four big firms and few markets left for them to tap, the time may be right for a $100 billion merger between the two largest, Anheuser-Busch InBev and SABMiller.
President Barack Obama will nominate Fed number two Janet Yellen to run the world's most influential central bank, providing some relief to markets that will expect her to tread carefully in winding down economic stimulus. Members of Congress see signs of hope in fiscal impasse.
OSLO, Oct 9- Billions of people could be living in regions where temperatures are hotter than their historical ranges by mid-century, creating a "new normal" that could force profound changes on nature and society, scientists said on Wednesday. Regardless of the scenario, changes will be coming soon, "lead author Camilo Mora of the University of Hawaii said.
HAVANA, Oct 9- Cuba has authorized its state-run tourism industry to contract out lodgings, meals, excursions and other activities to private businesses in a boost to a growing "non-state" sector.
HAVANA, Oct 9- Cuba has authorized its state-run tourism industry to contract out lodgings, meals, excursions and other activities to private businesses in a boost to a growing "non-state" sector. Tourism is the country's largest industry, attracting 2.8 million visitors in 2012 with revenues approaching $3 billion.
*Cuba charges some sanctions strengthened. HAVANA, Oct 7- For the 22nd consecutive year, Cuba will ask the United Nations to condemn the United States economic embargo against the island, a top Cuban official announced on Monday, accusing Washington of tightening sanctions in place for more than half a century.
CNBC's Phil LeBeau and Jim Lentz, CEO of Toyota North America, discuss its plan to export Corollas built in Mississippi to Latin America and the Caribbean.
BOGOTA, Sept 19- As a young business student at the University of Kansas, Colombia's President Juan Manuel Santos spent many a late night playing low-stakes poker and then invested his early winnings in shares of a pizza company.
NEW YORK, Sept 17- AT&T Inc is planning to announce on Wednesday that it will expand its Latin American reach for business customers through a collaboration with Mexican billionaire Carlos Slim's America Movil.
NEW YORK, Sept 17- A Cayman Islands entity at the center of a U.S. investigation into possible insider trading in ketchup maker H.J.
MIAMI, Sept 17- One of America's landmark homes, the Miami Beach mansion that once belonged to Italian fashion designer Gianni Versace, was sold at an auction on Tuesday for $41.5 million to a business group that includes the owners of the Jordache jeans brand.
Fistfights broke out in Venezuela's parliament on Tuesday during an angry session linked to the South American nation's bitter election dispute.
"We will fight for bank secrecy. We are no tax haven," Austria's finance minister said after a group led by Europe's six biggest countries pledged to work together to tackle tax havens.
The Carnival Dream was stuck in a Caribbean port with equipment trouble Thursday, a month after the Triumph was disabled by a fire that stranded thousands.
German hedge fund manager Florian Homm, who had been a fugitive for more than five years, was arrested in Italy on U.S. fraud charges, according to a statement from the U.S. attorney's office in Los Angeles.
Cruise lines are rolling out huge discounts and extras to help potential passengers forget the disaster and illness that have plagued the industry lately. And for some -- it's working!
At least two dozen heads of state were due to attend Hugo Chavez's funeral on Friday during an outpouring of grief for the charismatic but divisive Venezuelan leader who changed the face of politics in South America.
Thousands of relieved passengers poured ashore from a stinking cruise ship on Friday after five days adrift in the Gulf of Mexico with overflowing toilets and stench filled cabins.
The top Senate Democrat on Sunday predicted that Congress will pass and send to President Barack Obama legislation overhauling the U.S. immigration system, saying "things are looking really good." Obama last week expressed hope Congress can get a deal done on immigration, possibly in the first half of the year.
NEW YORK/ BELMAR, N.J., Nov 6- Storm-weary residents across the New York and New Jersey area encountered confusion and long lines as they went to cast ballots in the presidential election on Tuesday, and regional officials began scrambling to prepare for a new weather threat due as early as Wednesday.