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  1. Maritza Novas, R.N., M.S.N and Alfredo Hoyos, M.D. to Speak at the...Read the original story w/Photo

    10 min ago | PRWeb

    Maritza Novas, R.N., M.S.N and Alfredo Hoyos, M.D. to Speak at the EuroMedicom Aesthetic & Anti-Aging Medicine World Congress - Latin America, Nov. 27, 28 and 29, 2014 Global Stem Cells Group will be represented at the First AMWC Latin America Aesthetic & Anti-aging Medicine World Congress in Medellin, Colombia by Maritza Novas, R.N., M.S.N. and Stem Lab Founder Alfredo Hoyos, M.D. Novas and Hoyos are scheduled to speak on non-invasive aesthetic medicine techniques. The World Congress Colombia event is organized in cooperation with the International Scientific Board of the AMWC Monaco event, the largest international event in the field of aesthetic and anti-aging medicine.


  2. IAPA: Press freedom deteriorating in the AmericasRead the original story w/Photo

    46 min ago | Greenwich Citizen

    Freedom of expression and the press have sharply deteriorated in the Americas over the last six months due to an increase in censorship and physical attacks on journalists, the Inter American Press Association said Tuesday. Eleven journalists were killed in attacks "carried out by organized crime, drug traffic hit men and police-style groups on the orders of several governments of the region," the group said in a statement at the end of its 70th General Assembly.


  3. Argentina demands 'Top Gear' apology from BBCRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

    Argentina's ambassador to Britain on Tuesday demanded an apology from the BBC over an ill-fated trip by car show "Top Gear" to the South American country. The program's crew had to leave Argentina hastily last month after they faced violent protests for driving a car with license plate H982 FKL - interpreted by some as a reference to the country's 1982 war with Britain over the disputed Falkland Islands.


  4. Brazil protects giant swathe of Amazon rainforestRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Reuters

    The Brazilian government said on Tuesday it has put an environmentally rich area of the Amazon rainforest under federal protection, creating a reserve larger than the U.S. state of Delaware. The new reserve, called Alto Maues, has 6,680 square km of mostly untouched forests that are not known to have human presence, the Brazilian Environment Ministry said.


  5. Meet the Kingmakers of BrasiliaRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Foreign Policy

    In Brazil, all eyes are now turned to the Oct. 26 presidential runoff election between incumbent President Dilma Rousseff of the Workers Party and AA cio Neves of the Brazil Social Democracy Party. But no matter which candidate wins, the real power in Brazilian politics lies elsewhere: with the Brazilian Democratic Movement Party .


  6. State deputy kidnapped in northeast ColombiaRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Inside Colombia

    Unknown assailants kidnapped Norte de Santander deputy Carlos Navarro Angarita on Monday evening when he was traveling to his home in Ocana with his two children. The region where the politician was kidnapped is called Catatumbo and is one of Colombia's most violent due to it being a key route for drug traffickers and a FARC and ELN guerrilla hotspot.


  7. Mother and daughter arrested in Bogota while trying to smuggle 20 kilos of cocaineRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Inside Colombia

    A mother and a daughter were arrested at Bogota's international airport while trying to board a plane to Madrid with 20 kilograms of cocaine hidden in their luggage, authorities reported on Monday. During a routine check at the El Dorado airport, officers found ten packages of white substance concealed in the double bottom of each of the bags belonging to the women.


  8. Bogota enters 2nd day of bus strikeRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Inside Colombia

    A bus strike in the Colombian capital of Bogota has entered its second day, heavily affecting the outlying parts of the of city, according to local media. Small private bus companies are striking against license plate restrictions which will limit the days they can work during the week, leaving residents in the southern and western sections of the nation's capital with few options for transport, according to Caracol Radio.


  9. LIVE: Porto v Athletic BilbaoRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago |

    Bilbao immediately break away on a swift counter-attack and Fernandez darts into the Porto penalty area before firing a fierce shot from a tight angle that forces Fabiano into a good save. Martinez muscles his way past two Bilbao defenders before pulling the ball back to Herrera, who then tees up Quintero to shoot, but the Colombian's long-range attempt is parried away by Iraizoz.


  10. Shift Ride On Tour | Visiting ChileRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Transworld

    To keep up with Shift's Ride On Tour and where it's headed to next, follow them on Instagram @shiftmx Stop number two of the Global Shift Ride On Tour took us south of the equator to Chile. The weekend started off with a pro race at Laguna Caren in Santiago.


  11. Colombia launches US$1bn tap of 2024, 2044 bondsRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Reuters

    The Republic of Colombia has launched a combined US$1bn reopening of two dollar-denominated bonds maturing in 2024 and 2044, market sources said on Tuesday. The sovereign has launched a US$500m tap of its 4.0% 2024s at a final spread of 145bp over US Treasuries and a US$500m tap of its 5.625% 2044s at 185bp over US Treasuries.


  12. Baby turtles hatch at Aquarium, new admission discounts announcedRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | The Baltimore Sun

    There are some new residents of the National Aquarium now that four big-headed Amazon River turtles have hatched. The aquarium said today that it believes this is the first time this type of turtle has been bred successfully in North America.


  13. Gold is joy for one day - Mariana Gomez SotoRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 7 | The Ecologist

    Doima, a small town in the Colombian highlands, is on the front line of battle against a giant government-backed gold mine that would fill a nearby valley hundreds of metres deep in over a billion tonnes of mine waste. Hal Rhoades met Mariana Gomez Soto, an activist in Doima's campaign to defeat the mine project.


  14. Presidential run-off vote, BrazilRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 1, 2010 |

    Author: Julia E. Sweig , Nelson and David Rockefeller Senior Fellow for Latin America Studies and Director for Latin America Studies October 8, 2014 Folha de Sao Paulo Wall Street made its preferences known well before the first round: the markets wanted change. Anything but Dilma, and if that meant Marina Silva, then by god she would be molded into the right market-friendly container! Washington had a slightly more sanguine view of the Marina surge, but most close Brazil-watchers likewise seized on Marina as the Obama-esque "change agent" who, embodying the demands of the 2013 protests, might propel Brazil to the next phase of political reform.


  15. UN tells Venezuela to release L pez, CeballosRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Buenos Aires Herald

    The United Nations' top human rights official, Zeid Ra'ad al-Hussein, criticized Venezuela yeterday, less than a week after the country was elected to the UN Security Council, calling for the release of Venezuelan opposition leader Leopoldo Lpez and scores of others detained in a crackdown on protests that began back in February. Zeid said in a statement issued after meeting Lpez's wife Lilian Tintori in Geneva on Friday that the "prolonged and arbitrary detention" of political opponents and protesters was only exacerbating tensions in the country.


  16. Red Eagle Mining: Could This Small, Potentially Very Profitable LatAm ...Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Seeking Alpha

    Red Eagle Mining has one of the most profitable gold projects in Latin America, with FS economics at a gold price of $1300/oz of an after-tax IRR of 53%. As the project has an average 50k oz Au production per annum, capex is limited at $74.2M for a 1000 tpd operation, so financing by LMM could be realistic.


  17. Colombia sets guidance on reopening of 2024, 2044 bondsRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | Reuters

    The Republic of Colombia has set price guidance on a reopening of its 2024 and 2044 bonds, through which it plans to raise a combined US$1bn, according to market sources. The sovereign has set price guidance of 150bp area over US Treasuries for the 2024 tap and 190bp area over US Treasuries for the 2044 tap.


  18. Colombia to launch world's first floating gas liquefaction plantRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | Nerve News

    Bogota, Oct 21 The world's first floating gas liquefaction plant is due to begin operating next year off the coast of northern Colombia under a pact between Canada-based Pacific Rubiales Energy and Belgian shipbuilder Exmar. Executives from the two firms signed the accord in Bogota in a ceremony that included Belgium's Princess Astrid, leading a trade and investment delegation on a visit to the Andean nation.


  19. Why Is Noble Energy Drilling In Falkland Islands?Read the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Seeking Alpha

    Noble Energy plans on resuming drilling activities in the region by mid-2015 in Falkland Islands. The area has potential for 1 billion barrels of oil equivalent.


  20. Precious Metals Mining in Brazil to 2020 Industry Analysis, Size,...Read the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | PRWeb include new market research report"Precious Metals Mining in Brazil to 2020 " to its huge collection of research reports.Full Report @ The mining industry played a crucial role in Brazil's economic development by generating employment for 16,000 workers directly, earning foreign revenue and contributing 4% of GDP The 'Precious Metals Mining in Brazil to 2020' report comprehensively covers the country's historical and forecast data on gold and silver production to 2020, and also reserves and silver consumption.