World Markets Latin America

  • cheer fades@ Sept 20- An index of Latin American currencies fell on Friday, set for its first weekly loss in three, as optimism over a fresh round of stimulus for emerging economies was offset by doubts about progress in U.S.- China trade talks. MSCI's index of Latin American currencies fell 0.4% with Brazil's real hovering at two-week lows. China cut its new...

  • MEXICO CITY, Sept 20- Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said on Friday he did not believe a media report that said Singapore was interested in finishing a new Mexico City airport project that he had canceled a few weeks before he took office in December. Earlier this month, prominent Mexican journalist Carlos Loret de Mola wrote in a column in El...

  • Now, Brazil's most important company is facing yet another challenge: thieves are robbing millions of dollars worth of its fuel to sell on a thriving black market. Theft from Petrobras pipelines soared to a record high 261 incidents in the states of Rio de Janeiro and Sao Paulo last year, up from just one case in 2014, according to an August securities filing and...

  • BUENOS AIRES, Sept 20- Unusually dry weather is making Argentine farmers nervous as they wait for October rains to revive parched corn crops, adding to uncertainty around next month's presidential election that could see business-friendly incumbent Mauricio Macri lose power. "We are sailing without a compass and in the mist," said Francisco Santillan, a grower...

  • CARACAS, Sept 19- Venezuela's opposition is preparing to seek an asset protection program from the United Nations to prevent creditors from seizing the country's crown jewel overseas asset, U.S. refiner Citgo, a lawmaker and two opposition sources told Reuters. The meeting will see representatives of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro and opposition head...

  • BEIJING/ BUENOS AIRES, Sept 19- China's customs office said on Thursday it had granted export licenses to some Argentine meat-processing plants, as the Asian country looks to plug a supply gap after an African swine fever outbreak decimated China's pig herds. Beijing approved seven Argentina poultry plants for exports to the world's top meat market last week,...

  • HAMILTON, Bermuda, Sept 18- Hurricane Humberto knocked out power lines in Bermuda on Wednesday night, plunging nearly the whole Atlantic archipelago into darkness, as the storm whipped the British territory with powerful winds and heavy rain. Even as Hurricane Humberto was moving away, Miami- based U.S. National Hurricane Center forecast a prolonged period of...

  • HAMILTON, Bermuda, Sept 18- Hurricane Humberto knocked out power lines in Bermuda on Wednesday night, plunging half of the Atlantic archipelago into darkness, as the storm whipped the British territory with powerful winds and rain. Hurricane-force winds were expected to pummel Bermuda on Wednesday night, the Miami- based U.S. National Hurricane Center said,...

  • MEXICO CITY, Sept 18- The world's top gold producer, Newmont Goldcorp, said on Wednesday it had offered $25 million in community investments and land rental fees to resolve a conflict at its Penasquito gold mine in Mexico, but activists said they are unsatisfied. Operations at the open-pit mine located in northern Zacatecas state, which produced 272,000 ounces...

  • HAMILTON, Bermuda, Sept 18- Bermudan officials warned residents to stay off roads and prepare for possible tornadoes on Wednesday as Hurricane Humberto strengthened in approaching the Atlantic archipelago, prompting people to board up homes and businesses. Hurricane-force winds and rains were expected to hit Bermuda by Wednesday night, the Miami- based...

  • MEXICO CITY, Sept 18- The world's top gold producer, Newmont Goldcorp, said on Wednesday it has offered $25 million in community investments and land rental fees to resolve a conflict at its Penasquito gold mine in Mexico's northern Zacatecas state. Operations at the open-pit mine, which produced 272,000 ounces of gold last year, were temporarily suspended last...

  • Mexico's foreign ministry on Tuesday said that 95 of the 120 pieces on auction appear to be from Mexican cultures, including the emblematic pre-Columbian city of Teotihuacan, as well as the Olmeca and Maya cultures. "The problem for Mexico is that this collection is exemplary in every way: provenance, publications and exhibitions it has featured in.

  • Mexico's foreign ministry on Tuesday said that 95 of the 120 pieces on auction appear to be from Mexican cultures, including the emblematic pre-Columbian city of Teotihuacan, as well as the Olmeca and Maya cultures. "The problem for Mexico is that this collection is exemplary in every way: provenance, publications and exhibitions it has featured in.

  • *Venezuela's crude inventories at highest since January 2018. MEXICO CITY/ PUNTO FIJO, Venezuela, Sept 18- V enezuela's state-run oil company PDVSA has suspended some crude blending and cut back production as inventories have swelled and U.S. sanctions scare off buyers and shippers, according to internal documents, sources and data. Venezuela's crude storage...

  • *Venezuela's crude inventories at highest since January 2018. MEXICO CITY/ PUNTO FIJO, Venezuela, Sept 18- V enezuela's state-run oil company PDVSA has suspended some crude blending and cut back production as inventories have swelled due to U.S. sanctions scaring off buyers and shippers, according to internal documents, sources and data. Venezuela's crude...

  • MEXICO CITY, Sept 17- Mexico's Foreign Ministry on Tuesday urged French elite auction house Millon to halt what it called an "illegal" auction of 120 pieces of pre-Columbian artifacts at an event scheduled for Wednesday in Paris. "The Mexican government rejects the illegal sale of pre-Columbian art," the Foreign Ministry said in a statement, adding that some...

  • BRASILIA, Sept 17- Brazil's top public prosecutor on Tuesday ordered five people indicted over sabotaging efforts to investigate the assassination of a Rio de Janeiro city councilwoman, and said federal investigators would take over the case. In comments to reporters on her last day in office, Brazil's prosecutor general, Raquel Dodge, said she would charge...

  • UNITED NATIONS, Sept 16- As some world leaders question whether the world is facing a climate emergency, more than a dozen cities are stepping up to tackle global warming and sustainable development and will next week pledge to report their progress to the United Nations. Sixteen cities will commit to implementing global goals to end poverty, inequality and...

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  • UNITED NATIONS, Sept 16- As some world leaders question whether the world is facing a climate emergency, more than a dozen cities are stepping up to tackle global warming and sustainable development and will next week pledge to report their progress to the United Nations. Sixteen cities will commit to implementing global goals to end poverty, inequality and...