South America Newswire (Page 9)

South America Newswire (Page 9)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for South America. (Page 9)

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  1. Colombian president's campaign got no Odebrecht bribes - accused senatorRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 14 | Channelnewsasia.com

    A former Colombian congressman detained on accusations he received millions in bribes from Brazilian engineering firm Odebrecht SA denied on Tuesday that a US$1 million portion of the money was given to President Juan Manuel Santos' 2014 campaign. BOGOTA: A former Colombian congressman detained on accusations he received millions in bribes from Brazilian engineering firm Odebrecht SA denied on Tuesday that a US$1 million portion of the money was given to President Juan Manuel Santos' 2014 campaign.

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  2. Paraguay's Central Bank to count 30 tons of Venezuelan billsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 14 | Ledger-Enquirer.com

    Leandro Da Costa inspects the bags with Venezuelan banknotes that police found Monday, Feb. 13, 2017 in Salto del Guaira, Paraguay. Prosecutor Julio Cesar Yegros says the huge load of 50- and 100-bolivar bills was discovered in Da Costa's home in Salto del Guaira, a city border with Brazil, about 370 kilometers northeast of the capital of Asuncion.

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  3. Ethiopian runner who protested in Rio reunites with familyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 14 | Kansas City Nursing News

    The Ethiopian marathoner crouched down low in the hallway at the Miami airport as he carried a bouquet of red roses. Feyisa Lilesa's daughter spotted him first and ran in for a hug.

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  4. Schools reopen in Brazil state paralyzed by police protestRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 14 | The China Post

    Children returned to school and most public transport began operating again Monday in Espirito Santo state, which had been paralyzed by a protest that prevented military police from patrolling. Amid fears a similar protest could erupt in the days before Carnaval, the Brazilian government announced it would deploy troops to police the state of Rio de Janeiro.

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  5. Intelsat 32e Brings Broadband over North Atlantic & CaribbeanRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 14 | Converge! Network Digest

    The Intelsat 32e satellite was successfully launched by an Ariane 5 rocket from French Guiana. Intelsat 32e is designed to overlay certain beams of Intelsat 29e, the company's first Intelsat EpicNG spacecraft, increasing the throughput available in the highly-trafficked Caribbean and North Atlantic routes and providing resiliency for mobility network service providers servicing those shipping and air routes.

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  6. IAMGOLD - Encouraging Results From The 2016 Drilling Program At Saramacca In SurinameRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 14 | Seeking Alpha

    IAMGOLD is a mid-tier gold producer based in Canada with five operating gold mines on three continents. The company also has four development projects: Westwood in Quebec, a Cote Gold project in Ontario, rare earth elements in Quebec, and Camp Caiman in French Guiana.

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  7. Olympics Ethiopian marathoner who protested in Rio reunites with familyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 14 | Boston.com

    Sign up for Olympics Headlines. Get the Boston Globe's most recent Olympics Headlines delivered direct to your inbox every morning.

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  8. Reunion Gold Announces Private PlacementRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 14 | World News Report

    Reunion Gold Corporation announces that it is undertaking a non-brokered private placement of 7,133,660 common shares of the Company at a price of $0.10 per share to raise proceeds of $713,366 . Subscribers for this Offering will be exclusively directors and officers of the Company who are investing the net amount of their compensation for the period October 2014 to December 2016 which had been deferred and was paid to them following the sale of the Matthews Ridge project.

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  9. Black-Hole-Powered Jets Forge Fuel for Star FormationRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 14 | PressReleasePoint

    Astronomers using the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array have discovered a surprising connection between a supermassive black hole and the galaxy where it resides. Powerful radio jets from the black hole - which normally suppress star formation - are stimulating the production of cold gas in the galaxy's extended halo of hot gas.

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  10. Olympic ghost town: Bills due, venues empty after Rio GamesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 13 | Houston Chronicle

    This Feb. 2, 2017 photo shows seats jumbled in a pile inside Maracana stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The historic stadium, site of the opening and closing ceremony, has been vandalized as stadium operators, the Rio state government, and Olympic organizers, have fought over $1 million in unpaid electricity bills and management of the venue.

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  11. An Overdue Punishment for VenezuelaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 13 | Commentary Magazine

    The Trump Treasury Department's move to impose sanctions on and to freeze the assets of a series of high-profile Venezuelan actors-including the country's new vice president-is a welcome development. It has been a long time coming and follows years of investigation into the targets' assets and activities related to the trafficking of narcotics.

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  12. Venezuela calls U.S. drug trafficking allegations against vice president a a oegrotesque lieaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 14 | The Miami Herald

    A day after the U.S. government slapped sanctions on Venezuela's vice president for being a major drug trafficker , the Socialist administration came out fighting, saying the allegations were a "a grotesque lie" aimed at further destabilizing the struggling country. Reading a statement, Foreign Minister Delcy RodrA guez said the accusations made against Tareck El Aissami by the U.S. Treasury Department constituted "an international crime" and "an action without precedent in our bilateral relations."

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  13. Argentine prosecutor asks to investigate president over postal service dealRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 14 | Reuters

    Argentina's President Mauricio Macri holds a cabinet meeting alongside Cabinet Chief Marcos Pena, Interior Minister Rogelio Frigerio, Labour Minister Jorge Triaca and Secretary of Interministerial Coordination of Cabinet Office Gustavo Lopetegui at the Olivos presidential residence in Buenos Aires, Argentina, in this handout photo received February 14, 2017. Argentine Presidency/Handout via FILE PHOTO: Then Argentine President Cristina Fernandez applauds next to Macri Group CEO Franco Macri, father of Mauricio Macri, and Alicorp CEO Leslie Pierce, after the signing of an investment and integration agreement between the two countries in Lima, Peru March 22, 2010.

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  14. .com | Brazil sends 9 000 soldiers to Rio amid security crisisRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 14 | News24

    Rio de Janeiro - Brazilian President Michel Temer issued a decree on Tuesday to deploy 9 000 soldiers in Rio de Janeiro's metropolitan area until February 22, one week before Carnaval ends. That's almost half the troops used during last year's Olympic Games.

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  15. Everything you need to know about the Buenos Aires aRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 14 | Yahoo!

    Round three of this year's Formula E season sees the sport return to the Argentinian capital for the third year. A huge crowd is expected at the Circuito de Puerto Madero, to cheer on local hero and World Touring Car Champion JosA MarA a LA3pez, in his first Formula E race on home soil.

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  16. Local Group Joins Antarctic AdventureRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 14 | The Vermont Standard

    ... one of the stormiest seas, depending on the weather, Charles noted. The Passage is the body of water between South America's Cape Horn and the South Shetland Islands of Antarctica. It connects the southwestern part of the Atlantic Ocean with the ...

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  17. Brazil's Temer accused of censorship after forcing papers to delete articlesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 14 | The Globe and Mail

    Brazilian President Michel Temer is embroiled in a fast-moving press censorship case after he obtained a court order forcing the country's two largest newspapers to delete reporting on the hacking of his wife's cellphone. Last May, Brazilians learned that a hacker in Sao Paulo named Silvonei de Jesus Souza was on trial for breaking into the phone of First Lady Marcela Temer.

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  18. Premier Oil PLC (PMOIY) Receives Average Recommendation of "Hold" from AnalystsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 14 | IntersportsWire

    Shares of Premier Oil PLC have been given a consensus recommendation of "Hold" by the eight brokerages that are presently covering the company. Five investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and three have issued a buy rating on the company.

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  19. Amarillo Gold Strengthens Board With the Addition of Colin SutherlandRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 14 | World News Report

    Amarillo Gold Corp. is pleased to announce the appointment of Colin Sutherland to the board of Amarillo as an independent director. Buddy Doyle, CEO and President commented, "I speak for all the board in welcoming Mr. Sutherland as a director of our company, he brings with him operational experience from his senior positions held in junior to intermediate gold producers.

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  20. Diaz: It was just a dreamRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 14 | Sun-Star

    PASAY. Rio Olympics weightlifting silver medalist Hidilyn Diaz beams as she holds her Philippine Sportswriters Association Athlete of the Year award during a formal ceremony held at Le Pavilion in Pasay City Monday evening, February 13. EVERYBODY'S darling Hidilyn Diaz still could not believe that her dream of becoming a Philippine Sportswriters Association Athlete of the Year awardee has been fulfilled.

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