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  • Two days later she picked up her first-ever online purchase at a mall in Sao Paulo. Reuters has reported that Amazon is eyeing a major warehouse outside Sao Paulo, negotiating a nationwide air cargo deal and lining up local suppliers of everything from personal electronics to perfume and home appliances. But the American giant may struggle to dominate retail...

  • BUENOS AIRES, April 24- Argentina said on Tuesday it received 32 bids for six road projects requiring around $8 billion in investment, in a big test of how public-private partnerships can help cash-starved Latin American governments beef up infrastructure. Builders from the United States, Colombia and Italy also presented offers. For Argentina, the road...

  • MEXICO CITY, April 24- Helicopter booking app Voom expects its new Mexico City operations to capitalize on some of the worst traffic in the world to eclipse the growth it has seen in Brazil, the company's chief executive said. Voom, a subsidiary of France's Airbus, launched in March in the Mexican capital and after setting up last year in Sao Paulo, the second most...

  • SAO PAULO/ BRASILIA, April 24- Brazil's Raizen Combustiveis SA agreed to buy downstream assets in Argentina from Royal Dutch Shell PLC for $950 million, according to a securities filing on Tuesday. Raízen Combustiveis, a joint venture between Brazil`s Cosan SA Indústria e Comércio and Shell, will have a 20 percent market share in fuel distribution in...

  • BUENOS AIRES, April 24- Argentina is set on Tuesday to unveil the bidders for six road projects that need around $8 billion in investment, in a big test of how public private partnerships can help cash-starved Latin American governments beef up infrastructure. "Argentina and many others are facing both budget constraints and financing constraints," Finance...

  • WASHINGTON— The latest from the spring meetings of the Group of 20 major economies, the 189- nation International Monetary Fund and its sister lending institution, the World Bank. Global finance ministers see rising trade tensions between the United States and China as a major threat facing the world economy. German Finance Minister Olaf Scholz says Germany...

  • An AT&T store in New York.

    AT&Inc has withdrawn its planned initial public offering of Vrio, its DirecTV business in Latin America, just hours before the new stock was to start trading.

  • The Chevron logo is shown at Chevron Plaza in Calgary, Alberta.

    Chevron said two of its executives were arrested in Venezuela, a rare move likely to spook foreign energy firms still operating in the OPEC nation stricken by hyperinflation, shortages and crime.

  • JAKARTA- Indonesia Central Bank holds Board of Governors Meeting.. BUENOS AIRES- Central Bank of Argentina releases monetary policy statement. BUDAPEST- Hungarian Central Bank holds its rate-setting meeting- 1200 GMT.

  • The Chevron logo is shown at Chevron Plaza in Calgary, Alberta.

    Chevron said two of its executives were arrested in Venezuela, a rare move likely to spook foreign energy firms still operating in the OPEC nation stricken by hyperinflation, shortages and crime.

  • SYDNEY- Reserve Bank of Australia will release the minutes of March monetary policy meeting 0130 GMT. JAKARTA- Indonesia Central Bank holds Board of Governors Meeting.. SYDNEY- Speech by Christopher Kent, RBA Assistant Governor, at the Housing Industry Association Breakfast, Sydney 2200 GMT.

  • *Close U.S. ally Norway is not part of EU. *Norway not exempt from steel, aluminium tariffs. OSLO, April 16- Norway is leading informal talks to tackle issues "paralysing" the World Trade Organisation, its foreign minister said, outlining an attempt to defend the rules-based trading system against a rising threat from protectionism.

  • BUENOS AIRES- Central Bank of Argentina holds press conference on monetary policy report. TUESDAY, APRIL 17 SYDNEY- Reserve Bank of Australia will release the minutes of March monetary policy meeting 0130 GMT. JAKARTA- Indonesia Central Bank holds Board of Governors Meeting..

  • WASHINGTON/ CHICAGO, April 13- U.S. pork exporters will soon be free to ship meat to Argentina for the first time in 26 years after the two countries thrashed out an agreement to overturn an Argentinian import ban. Argentina could grow to a $10 million- per-year market for U.S. pork, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture and U.S. Trade Representative's...

  • BUENOS AIRES, April 13- Argentina's primary fiscal deficit of 14.7 billion pesos in March put the first-quarter primary deficit at just 0.3 percent of gross domestic product, Treasury Minister Nicolas Dujovne said on Friday, half the government's target for a deficit of 0.6 percent of GDP for the period. Including interest payments, the March deficit was 37.9...

  • BUENOS AIRES, April 13- Argentina's primary fiscal deficit of 14.7 billion pesos in March put the first-quarter primary deficit at just 0.3 percent of gross domestic product, Treasury Minister Nicolas Dujovne said on Friday, half the government's target for a deficit of 0.6 percent of GDP for the period. Including interest payments, the March deficit was 37.9...

  • SYDNEY- Reserve Bank of Australia Financial Stability Review 0130 GMT. BUENOS AIRES- Central Bank of Argentina holds press conference on monetary policy report. JAKARTA- Indonesia Central Bank holds Board of Governors Meeting..

  • **JAKARTA- Indonesian Finance Minister Sri Mulyani Indrawati talks to foreign correspondents in Jakarta on several topics including the government's priorities and the biggest risks for Indonesia from a brewing trade war between the United States and China- 0900 GMT. BEIJING- Yi Gang, governor of the People's Bank of China, and Christine Lagarde, managing...

  • WARSAW- National Bank of Poland holds Monetary Policy Council Meeting. HONG KONG, China- Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund, Christine Lagarde delivers a speech in Hong Kong. BEIJING, China- Yi Gang, governor of the People's Bank of China, will speak at the annual Boao Forum- 0100 GMT.

  • President Donald Trump canceled his first official trip to Latin America, the White House said on Tuesday, triggering a mix of relief and criticism from a region he has repeatedly disparaged over immigration, narcotics and trade. Trump is weighing how to respond to a suspected chemical weapons attack in Syria, and will send Vice President Mike Pence to the...