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ReutersCARACAS (Reuters) - A Venezuelan supermarket puts a stack of toilet paper on its shop floor, and desperate consumers snatch it up within five minutes. A woman's voice over the loudspeaker reminds shoppers each person can only buy four packages. Few...
Tags: Business, Sales, Business Enterprises, Hugo Chavez, Consumers
ReutersBRASILIA (Reuters) - Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff said on Monday she ordered the Federal Police to investigate the source of a rumor that sent thousands of poor Brazilians running to state bank branches seeking payment of a monthly family stipend....
Tags: Dilma Rousseff, Brazil
Reuters* Corn from Brazil, Argentina seen going north until August * United States 2012 crop staggered by Midwest drought * U.S. chicken, hog producers bitten by high feed costs * New U.S. corn to be harvested September through November By Hugh Bronstein...
ReutersBUENOS AIRES, May 13 (Reuters) - Argentina is embroiled in a high-stakes legal dispute with "holdout" creditors who shunned debt swaps that the South American country hoped would put its 2002 default to rest. U.S. courts jolted markets last year by ruling...
Tags: Crime, Law and Justice, Argentina
ReutersBy Alonso Soto and Anthony Boadle BRASILIA, May 7 (Reuters) - Roberto Azevedo, picked on Tuesday to head the World Trade Organization, is in every respect the quintessential Brazilian diplomat: a well-spoken, competent and smooth negotiator with a...
ReutersBy Ben Klayman SAN JOSE CHIAPA, Mexico, May 4 (Reuters) - The automotive industry's growing love affair with Mexico was celebrated here on Saturday as Audi executives laid the foundation stone for its first assembly plant in the Americas. Volkswagen AG'...
ReutersMay 1 (Reuters) - TOP STORIES ----------- ATHENS/MADRID - Trains and ferries were cancelled and hospital staff walked off the job in Greece on Wednesday and thousands were due to demonstrate across Spain as May Day triggered protests against harsh...
Tags: Afghanistan, Peru, Politics, Google Inc., Guinea
Reuters* Cuba-Venezuela alliance is like "brotherhood" -Maduro * Maduro meets with Fidel Castro for five hours HAVANA, April 27 (Reuters) - Cuba and Venezuela signed cooperation accords on Saturday for 51 projects as Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro, on his...
Tags: Raul Castro, Havana (Cuba), Fidel Castro, Venezuela, Hugo Chavez
ReutersBy Michael Hirtzer CHICAGO, April 26 (Reuters) - U.S. soybean crushers are running at reduced capacities and bidding record premiums for beans from tight-fisted farmers as demand for protein-rich animal feed has shown few signs of slowing down amid...
Cruising is the fastest growing segment inside the travel sector, industry specialists say. Consider: Some 17.6 million people are expected to cruise from North America in 2013, according to the Cruise Lines International Association. That's a long way...
With April right around the corner, the ski season will soon be winding down in the West. Which means most schussers and shredders will be packing away their gear and turning to other sports such as cycling or surfing –- maybe even golf. But come...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Pentagon budget cuts will dramatically slash U.S. efforts to seize illegal drug shipments at sea, the top U.S. commander in South America told senators Tuesday, saying that the number of ships at his disposal for counter-drug...
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