South America Newswire

South America Newswire

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  1. Brazil ex-minister: Loss of Cuban doctors will hurt millionsRead the original story w/Photo

    34 min ago | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    In this Aug. 30, 2013 file photo, Cuban doctors observe a dental procedure during a a training session at a health clinic in Brasilia, Brazil. Cuba said Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2018, it is ending a program that sent government doctors to remote regions of Brazil in exchange for millions in badly needed dollars.


  2. Stock Markets Applaud a Fascist Win in BrazilRead the original story w/Photo

    50 min ago | The Canadian

    What we're witnessing in Brazil is a bit of history repeating itself. As multi-national Big Business sought to socially engineer the fascists winning in Brazil through fake news , so too were these Big Business interests responsible for the rise of Adolf Hitler's Nazi Germany.


  3. Late penalty saves helps Flamengo to 1-0 win over SantosRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago |

    Cesar saved a late penalty from Gabriel Barbosa to help Flamengo beat Santos 1-0 on Thursday and keep their slim Brazilian Serie A title hopes alive. Soccer Football - Brasileiro Championship - Flamengo v Santos - Maracana Stadium, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil - November 15, 2018 Flamengo's Henrique Dourado celebrates scoring their first goal with team mates REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes RIO DE JANEIRO: Cesar saved a late penalty from Gabriel Barbosa to help Flamengo beat Santos 1-0 on Thursday and keep their slim Brazilian Serie A title hopes alive.


  4. VIDEO: Jagdeo lodges motion of no confidence against gov'tRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Stabroek News

    Opposition Leader Bharrat Jagdeo today said that a motion of no-confidence has been lodged with Parliament office against the APNU+AFC government. At a press conference today, he said that the motion in his name is an attempt to protect Guyanese and Guyana from the excessive borrowing, taxing and wasteful spending of the current administration.


  5. El Chapo Puts the Drug War on TrialRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | The New York Times

    An iconic photo from 1993 shows Colombian police officers smiling as they crouch over the bullet-ridden corpse of , an agent for the Drug Enforcement Administration, who helped track down the kingpin accused of fomenting mass murder in his homeland. Mr. Escobar's "fate should serve as an example to others who traffic in death and misery," said the drug czar Lee Brown , amid celebrations in BogotA and Washington.


  6. Witham Town want that Friday feeling once againRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Braintree and Witham Times

    MANAGER Mark Ashford hopes his Witham Town players can find the Friday feeling once again when they kickstart their weekend by hosting Aveley at the Village Glass Stadium. Despite sitting bottom of the Bostik League division north table following a 3-0 defeat at Soham Town Rangers last weekend, Witham have enjoyed some excellent results while in action on Friday nights this season, including FA Trophy wins against Coggeshall Town and AFC Dunstable and drawing with high-flying Heybridge Swifts two weeks ago.


  7. Guess?, Inc. Announces Global Music Superstar J Balvin as Face of Spring 2019 Guess Vibras CampaignRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | The Galveston County Daily News

    Nov 15, 2018--GUESS is proud to introduce multiple Latin Grammy Award Winner J Balvin as the face of the GUESS Spring 2019 campaign. The singer stars in the advertising campaign alongside models Sofia Jamora, Kara Del Toro, Xian Mikol, and Gabriela Giovanardi in a series of images shot in Miami, Florida.


  8. UN Committee Wants To Make Abortion And Assisted Suicide A 'Universal Human Right'Read the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | The Daily Caller

    The United Nations Human Rights Committee drafted a memo saying that abortion and physician-assisted suicide should be universal human rights. The memo, or "general comment" on the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights, calls for abortion to be decriminalized everywhere.


  9. Mexicans disappointed with NFL decision to move Chiefs-RamsRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | WDUN-AM Gainesville

    The NFL*s decision to move the regular-season game between the Kansas City Chiefs and the Los Angeles Rams due to the poor condition of the turf at Azteca Stadium has left many Mexicans disappointed, angered and wondering how it will affect the relationship with the league for the future. After consulting with the players association and local officials, the NFL determined the conditions of the historic venue did not meet the standards for playability and moved the game back to the Los Angeles Coliseum.


  10. Pinnacle Group CEO Nina Vaca Rebuilds Communities through Homes and...Read the original story

    13 hrs ago | PRWeb

    Pinnacle Group Chairman and CEO Nina Vaca officially welcomed 40 families into the Villa de la Alegria , a newly created development of 40 homes with adjoining farmland for hundreds of victims left homeless after a catastrophic earthquake struck Ecuador in 2016. Nina Vaca visits Villa de la AlegrA a, a 40-home community built for earthquake victims in Ecuador through a partnership of the Nina Vaca Foundation, Cinemark, and Club Rotario de Quito Latitud Cero.


  11. Colombia's biggest corruption scandal gets more complicatedRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | The Economist

    He died on his way to hospital. The cause was a heart attack, said forensic experts.


  12. Tower Suites owner was held by US after elaborate operation - -DEA...Read the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Stabroek News

    A US arrest warrant was out for Guyanese businessman Shervington Lovell since August following months of investigation by the US DEA which entailed him meeting with confidential sources in Georgetown and Jamaica as they allegedly planned a cocaine shipment to the Netherlands. According to US court documents seen by Stabroek News, Lovell, a principal in Tower Suites in Georgetown, allegedly sought help on how to launder money from the Netherlands as while he had reportedly done so from the US and Canada it was a first for the European country.


  13. American Rockers 'At The Drive-In' Play Rio's Circo Voador on SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | The Rio Times

    ... they announced a new tour, which began in the United States in 2017, before passing through Europe and on to South America, where they landed on November 9th with a performance in Santiago, Chile . The band have been subsequently acclaimed for a ...


  14. Trans-galactic streamers feeding most luminous galaxy in the universeRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | EurekAlert!

    The most luminous galaxy in the universe has been caught in the act of stripping away nearly half the mass from at least three of its smaller neighbors, according to a new study published in the journal Science . The light from this galaxy, known as W2246-0526, took 12.4 billion years to reach us, so we are seeing it as it was when our universe was only about a tenth of its present age.


  15. Meet the Bucs' Cairo Santos, the new visitor to the land where kickers go to dieRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Tampa Bay Online

    Break out the egg timer. The Bucs have a new place kicker. Chandler Catanzaro sleeps with the fishes.


  16. CAES NewsGeorgia's vegetable growers have a new resource in Extension ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 29 | Georgia Faces

    New University of Georgia Cooperative Extension vegetable specialist Andre da Silva will improve vegetable production in Georgia through irrigation - and fertilizer-based research on the UGA Tifton campus. A native of Brazil, da Silva began working at UGA-Tifton on Aug. 1, when he began developing his research and extension program.


  17. Vale considers expanding largest iron ore open pit in the worldRead the original story

    13 hrs ago | Mining Engineering

    Driven by China's demand for high grade iron ore produced by its S11D iron ore project in Brazil, Vale has approached Brazilian officials about expanding the project that is already the largest open pit iron ore mine in the world. The $14 billion mine located in the Amazon rainforest has not yet reached its projected capacity of 82 Mt/y , the Rio de Janeiro-based company is considering increasing ore-processing infrastructure and the railway that hauls the steel-making ingredient to port, Brazil's federal environmental agency Ibama said told Bloomberg in an email.


  18. What I've Learned as a Disabled TravelerRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | WVEC-TV Norfolk

    Since injuring my back in a cycling accident in 2004, I've wheelchaired, crutched and piggybacked all over the world. Here are some of my memorable adventures and the lessons I'vea Since injuring my back in a cycling accident in 2004, I've wheelchaired, crutched and piggybacked all over the world.


  19. Four WC winners inducted into Mexico's football Hall of FameRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago |

    Pachuca , Nov 14 : Four players who were part of World Cup-winning teams -- Rivellino, Cafu, Carlos Salvador Bilardo and Juan Alberto Schiaffino -- are among the new inductees into Mexico's football Hall of Fame. Rivellino, a member of the Brazilian team that won the 1970 World Cup in Mexico, and Cafu, world champion in both 1994 and 2002, both travelled to this central Mexican city to receive their honours, reports Efe.


  20. Sharp Style, Smashing Records and Spreading Vibes: How J Balvin Made His Dreams a RealityRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | E! Online

    J Balvin may have been talking about his worldly taste in fashion at that particular moment, but he easily could have been referring to his ever-expanding musical horizons. The 33-year-old reggaeton artist from Medelln, Colombia, has spent the last few years owning the Latin charts, and in May found himself right at home atop the Billboard Hot 100 with "I Like It," his collaboration with Cardi B and Bad Bunny .