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*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.
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*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.
Colombia's president Juan Manueal Santos rang the opening bell at the NYSE today. CNBC's Maria Baritromo spoke to him in an exclusive interview.
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.
Congress passed three long-awaited free trade agreements on Wednesday, ending a political standoff that has stretched across two presidencies, the New York Times reports.
From aviation to wheat production, a broad cohort of US industry is looking forward to the passage of US trade deals with Colombia and Panama next week.
It may be winter in Latin America, but there are some pretty hot currencies down there. Here's a new idea for trading them.
Colombia, the fourth largest economy in South America, could see its NYSE listings double in the next year. The NYSE currently has two Colombian listings, totaling a market cap of $97.4 billion — only 7 percent of the NYSE’s Latin American total — and well behind Brazil’s 65 percent and Mexico’s 18 percent stakes.
Changes linked to global warming have contributed to a shortage of the beans used in specialty coffees, the New York Times reports.
This Latin American country, Cramer said, is ripe for investment opportunity.