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  • SAO PAULO, Oct 21- Brazilian meatpacker JBS SA will resume operations on Tuesday at seven slaughterhouses in Mato Grosso do Sul state that had been shut since Wednesday following a court-ordered asset freeze, a media representative said on Saturday. JBS, whose owners are ensnared in a broad corruption and insider trading investigation in Brazil, had decided to...

  • The dismissal of top electoral prosecutor, Santiago Nieto, came two days after he accused Emilio Lozoya, the former boss of state oil firm Pemex, and a longtime ally of President Pena Nieto, in a newspaper interview of writing to him to ask to be declared innocent of funneling Odebrecht cash to political campaigns. President Pena Nieto's party, the Institutional...

  • **FRANKFURT- Welcome address by ECB Chief Economist Peter Praet at the ECB conference on Credit, Banking and Monetary Policy in Frankfurt, Germany 0700 GMT. **LONDON- Participation by ECB Bank Supervisory Chief Daniele Nouy in "Everything is connected the international dimension of banking regulation and supervision" at the Centre for European Law organized by...

  • SAO PAULO, Oct 20- The judge overseeing phone carrier Oi SA's bankruptcy case agreed on Friday to give creditors and the company more time to reconcile competing restructuring proposals, 16 months into Brazil's largest in-court reorganization. Others, all holding claims on debt-laden Oi, included the Ad Hoc Group of Oi Bondholders, Banco do Brasil, state...

  • SAO PAULO, Oct 20- Several groups of Oi SA creditors have requested the postponement of a meeting scheduled for Monday to discuss the Brazilian phone carrier's bankruptcy protection process, a representative for a key bondholder group said on Friday. Oi Chief Executive Officer Marco Schroeder told journalists in Brasilia the carrier is "totally prepared" for...

  • SAO PAULO, Oct 20- Several groups of Oi SA creditors have requested the postponement of a meeting scheduled for Monday to discuss the Brazilian phone carrier's bankruptcy protection process, a representative for a key bondholder group said on Friday. Oi Chief Executive Officer Marco Schroeder told journalists in Brasilia the carrier is "totally prepared" for...

  • BUENOS AIRES, Oct 20- Argentina's ruling party candidate for Senate in the key province of Buenos Aires is 4.8 percentage points ahead of the opposition candidate, according to a poll by consultancy Management& Fit sent exclusively to Reuters on Friday. Esteban Bullrich, of Macri's "Cambiemos" or "Let's Change" party, is forecast to win 35.3 percent of votes in his...

  • HOUSTON, Oct 20- Venezuela's state-run petroleum firm PDVSA has been barred from using a NuStar Energy oil storage terminal in the Caribbean over $26 million in unpaid bills, according to documents reviewed by Reuters, halting delivery of a cargo to an oil trader. Shipping delays and quality concerns also are jeopardizing the OPEC- member country's crude sales,...

  • Whether she becomes a doctor depends on whether Congress finds an alternative to the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program that President Donald Trump phased out last month. "It's mostly a tragedy of wasted talent and resources," said Mark Kuczewski, who leads the medical education department at Loyola University's medical school, where Arreola is...

  • Strengthened market share in China

    Ericsson CEO Borje Ekholm speaks about his China business and other regional markets.

  • Oct 20- InterContinental Hotels Group reported a slowdown in revenues in its Americas business on Friday, due to the affects of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma on the regional business. Revenue per available room at its Americas business rose 0.8 percent in the three months ended Sept. 30, compared with a rise of 1.9 percent in the same period last year and 0.1 percent...

  • Oct 20- InterContinental Hotels Group reported a slowdown in revenues in its Americas business on Friday, due to the affects of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma on the regional business. Revenue per available room, a key industry measure, at its Americas business rose 0.8 percent in the three months ended Sept. 30, compared with a 1.1 percent rise in the second quarter...

  • LIMA, Oct 19- Consumer prices in Peru will likely fall in October, which would mark the second straight negative inflation reading after prices fell 0.02 percent in September, Peruvian Central Bank President Julio Velarde told reporters on Thursday. Velarde said the South American country's economy would likely grow between 2.5-2.7 percent year-over-year...

  • TUESDAY, OCTOBER 24 BRASILIA- Central Bank of Brazil holds Monetary Policy Committee Meeting. BUDAPEST- Hungarian Central Bank rate-setting meeting. WINDHOEK, Namibia- Central Bank of Namibia monetary policy meeting.

  • RIO DE JANEIRO, Oct 19- Brazil's National Monetary Council on Thursday approved measures that pave the way for cash-strapped Rio de Janeiro state to obtain a loan of up to 2.9 billion reais this year from banks. However, treasury official Pricilla Santana said two other ordinances expected to be released next week were still needed before the loan could move...

  • MEXICO CITY _ Grupo Aeroportuario del Sureste SAB de CV on Thursday reported third-quarter earnings of $60.6 million. The average estimate of three analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of $2.07 per share. This story was generated by Automated Insights using data from Zacks Investment Research.

  • MEXICO CITY, Oct 19- The Mexican Auto Industry Association on Thursday rejected U.S. proposals to increase North American content for autos produced in the region and require, under a new NAFTA deal, that half of all content come from the United States. AMIA President Eduardo Solis said the rules of origin enshrined in the current North American Free Trade...

  • SAN CARLOS, Colombia, Oct 19- Farmers who fled war in the Colombian Andes are returning to revive their abandoned land, cultivating coffee trees that are boosting global supplies of the highest-quality beans. Colombia's five-decade civil war, the longest in the Americas, displaced millions and disrupted farming for decades in areas that produce coffee for the...

  • ANCHORAGE, Alaska— America within a few years could be extracting oil from federal waters in the Arctic Ocean, but it won't be from a remote drilling platform. Federal regulators are taking comments on a draft environmental statement for the Liberty Project, a proposal by a subsidiary of Houston- based Hilcorp to create an artificial gravel island that would...

  • SAN CARLOS, Colombia, Oct 19- Farmers who fled war in the Colombian Andes are returning to revive their abandoned land, cultivating coffee trees that are boosting global supplies of the highest-quality beans. Colombia's five-decade civil war, the longest in the Americas, displaced millions and disrupted farming for decades in areas that produce coffee for the...