South America Newswire

South America Newswire

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  1. Lochte Cohort Feigen Apologizes for Rio Escapade, Claims Authorities Tried to Extort $50K From HimRead the original story w/Photo

    4 min ago |

    Five days after returning to the US, Ryan Lochte 's swim teammate Jimmy Feigen has issued an apology for his exploits in Rio. In a statement issued through an Austin-based law firm, Feigen said he didn't intend to take away attention from those competing in the Games.


  2. Colombia, FARC put 'final touches' on peace deal, says presidentRead the original story w/Photo

    17 min ago | The Star Online

    Colombia's President Juan Manuel Santos said on Wednesday he hoped to make a big announcement later in the day as negotiators for the government and FARC rebels in Havana put the "final touches" to a peace deal to end five decades of war. "I hope to give you historic news, that is very, very important for this country," he said at the Bogota launch of a children's competition called "Depict a Colombia in Peace."


  3. Colombiaa s war victims urge forgiveness as society splits over peace dealRead the original story w/Photo

    45 min ago | The Peninsula

    BOGOTA: Kidnapped and kept in chains for more than seven years in a jungle camp controlled by Colombia's FARC rebels, Alan Jara knows how hard it is to forgive and reconcile with the past. One of countless victims in Colombia's five-decade war, Latin America's longest, Jara was released by the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia in 2009.


  4. ESPN Pushes 'White Privilege' Narrative For Ryan Lochte, Fails MiserablyRead the original story w/Photo

    51 min ago | The Daily Caller

    U.S. swimmer Ryan Lochte holds a press conference on August 3, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, two days ahead of the opening ceremony of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. ESPN's site "The Undefeated" pushed the narrative Ryan Lochte is propped up by "white privilege" and failed miserably with their explanation.


  5. Diplomatica: Speaker for Brazil's ambassador says despite bad press, Games were a successRead the original story w/Photo

    55 min ago |

    ... - it was the first time they were held in Brazil, and, indeed, the first time they were held anywhere in South America. "It was an opportunity to show a bit of our city," he said. "Anyone who goes there comes away amazed. Brazilians are very ...


  6. Ukrainian Army Pushes Further Westernization With New UniformsRead the original story w/Photo

    59 min ago | The St. Petersburg Times

    Four thousand Ukrainian soldiers marched through Kiev to celebrate 25 years of the country's independence. The parade is part of a campaign to boost the military's morale amid fierce fighting in the east of the country and unusual military buildups within Russian-occupied Crimea.


  7. Rio Olympics over, final decision on Brazil president loomsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Brunswick News

    The last medals have been handed out, the athletes have all gone home and the fireworks at Rio de Janeiro's Maracana stadium are fading into memory. Now Brazil's real drama begins.


  8. Fibria Celulose SA (FBR) Shares Down 3.8%Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Daily Political

    Fibria Celulose SA was down 3.8% during trading on Monday . The stock traded as low as $6.25 and last traded at $6.27, with a volume of 1,227,036 shares trading hands.


  9. Jimmy Feigen Releases Statement On Rio IncidentRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Swimming World & Jr. Swimmer

    Jimmy Feigen , a member of the four athlete group who allegedly vandalized a gas station bathroom while in Rio for the Olympics, has issued a statement about what transpired that night. While teammate Ryan Lochte was back on U.S. soil Feigen remained in Brazil cooperating with authorities on an investigation into what happened that night at the gas station.


  10. Has Colombia finally reached a peace deal with FARC?Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Christian Science Monitor

    Peace negotiations have concluded, according to local media. Colombia may be just weeks away from the signing of a historic accord.


  11. Eduardo Kobra at work on the Armstrong muralRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Cincinnati CityBeat

    The name of this column - "The Big Picture" - is especially appropriate when discussing the new downtown mural by Brazilian street artist Eduardo Kobra. The work - the largest mural that ArtWorks has yet commissioned - is honoring the late Neil Armstrong, the Ohio-born astronaut who in 1969 became the first person to walk on the moon.


  12. Listing hosted accommodations around the world, it's...Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Cool Hunting

    There's a new-ish accommodation idea you can browse when planning your next trip abroad, especially a country you're visiting for the first time. If you're more interested in chatting with a local host and learning their favorite neighborhood haunts than picking up keys to a private Airbnb, currently covers about 150 countries on your wishlist.


  13. Peru meets Japan in new Nikkei sushi offerings at C-VicheRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | OnMilwaukee

    ... culinary history embraces rich diversity thanks to both individuals and ingredients, which made their way to South America from all over the world. One such cultural influence was Japan. Topped only by Brazil, Peru has the second-largest ethnic ...


  14. Heed These Cyber-Security Lessons From the Rio OlympicsRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | CNet News

    The 2016 Summer Olympics drew big crowds-and its share of cyber-security attacks. Here are some of the lessons learned from Rio, and ways to stay protected.


  15. Major U.S. Labor, Human Rights, Environmental and Women's...Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Grassroots Journal

    As the Olympic Games come to a close in Rio de Janeiro, non-governmental organizations and unions in the United States are condemning the impeachment process against Brazil's president. A public statement released today states: "We, the undersigned organizations, support democracy in Brazil and denounce the forced removal of Brazil's elected president, Dilma Rousseff, as well as the criminalization and repression of Brazilian social movements."


  16. Con Sabor a Colombia review: Westbury restaurant offers satisfying, classic Colombian menuRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Newsday

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  17. How Truman and Vandenberg Made America GreatRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Forward

    President Truman at National Airport in Washington, D. C. to see off Secretary of State George Marshall and two delegates who are leaving to attend the Rio de Janeiro Conference of Foreign Ministers in Brazil. L to R: Warren Austin, U. S. Representative to the United Nations, President Truman, Secretary Marshall, and Sen. Arthur Vandenberg.


  18. Ryan Lochte Insists He Has 'A Big Heart' In Remorseful New Interview...Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Perez Hilton

    Ryan Lochte Insists He Has 'A Big Heart' In Remorseful New Interview - As Swimmer James Feigen Finally Issues An Apology! In a new interview with People , the athlete says that his actions have been on his mind lately because he has such "a big heart," explaining: "I've been thinking about it a lot, because I have a big heart, and I feel like let down a lot of people. I feel bad that I have let people down."


  19. Brazil readies US$3.1bn grain railway tenderRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | World-Grain

    Brazil's federal government is preparing a tender to build a grain transport railway between the cities of Sinop in Mato Grosso state and Miritituba in Para state, calling for some 10bn reais in investments. According to agriculture and livestock minister Blairo Maggi, the 930km railway has sparked the interest of agricultural companies Cargill, Bunge, Louis Dreyfus Commodities and Amaggi, as well as local infrastructure company Estacao da Luz Participacoes , Brazilian paper DCI reported.


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    3 hrs ago | WIS-TV Columbia

    Five more cases of locally transmitted Zika infection were confirmed by Florida health officials on Tuesday, including one in the Tampa Bay area. The four other cases were connected to mosquitoes in Miami's Wynwood arts district, the first area in Florida to report local transmission of Zika.