Brazil Starts to Gear up For October’s Presidential Elect...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Despite the undefined coalitions and the weak economic and political scenario in the cou...
Brazil’s Neymar Sees Player Value Plummet US$25 Million A...
By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – After a disappointing 2018 World Cup in which he has become globally ridiculed for his ...
Three Day ‘Festival de Inverno’ Arrives in Rio this Friday
By Jack Arnhold, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – From Friday, 20th July to Sunday 22nd, Marina da Glória will be hosting the three day ‘...
Rio Nightlife Guide for Thursday, July 19, 2018
We have the top three picks for this Thursday, and below there is a list of bars and lounges that are always a good option. PARTY: Galeria In @ Galeria Café ...
England interested in hosting the football World Cup in 2030
The UK Government is open to discussions on a possible bid to host the football World Cup in 2030, Downing Street has said. Prime Minister Theresa May’s offi...
UK inflation remained unchanged in June at 2.4%
The cost of fuel rose to its highest level in almost four years last month and held up the rate of inflation in the UK, according to the Office for National ...
Brazilian Real and Argentine Peso lose ground against the...
Latin American currencies fell against the dollar across the board on Wednesday as traders continued to focus on recent statements by key U.S. monetary polic...
Macri offers optimistic forecast of Argentine economy, pl...
Argentina’s economy will return to growth in 2019, President Mauricio Macri said on Wednesday, following a year marked by higher-than-expected inflation and ...
Measles epidemic in northern Brazil linked to exodus of V...
Brazil's Health Ministry says at least 744 people have been infected with measles in a growing outbreak linked to cases imported from neighboring Venezuela.T...
Corbyn on Brexit: "the government has sunk in a mire of c...
British Prime Minister Theresa May faced claims from her backbenchers of deciding “Brexit means Remain” before Jeremy Corbyn slammed the “war” raging inside ...
Ireland frustrated with UK's Brexit shifting position and...
Ireland and the EU are very frustrated at the UK Government’s shifting positions on Brexit, the country’s deputy premier has said. In a special Brexit meetin...
Google fined 2.42bn Euros by the European Commission for ...
Google has been fined 2.42bn Euros by the European Commission after it ruled the company had abused its power by promoting its own shopping comparison servic...
Venezuelan Retirees Demand Payment of Pensions in Cash
Hundreds of Venezuelan retirees protested on Wednesday outside banks in Caracas and other cities demanding the full payment of their pensions in cash, after ...
Plan to Decentralize Mexican Government Faces Big Logisti...
Mexican President-elect Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador’s plan to relocate several federal government departments faces enormous logistical challenges, including...
River Plate Wraps Up Preseason, Returns to Argentina
River Plate returned to Buenos Aires on Wednesday after wrapping up its preseason training in Orlando, Florida, and the club said players were now focusing o...
Spain’s Marin Faces Tough Draw at Badminton World Champio...
Spanish badminton star Carolina Marin, the reigning Olympic gold medalist in women’s singles, will likely have to make it through a gauntlet of elite players...
Larsson Tops Kung, Reaches Round of 16 at Swiss Open
Sweden’s Johanna Larsson, the No. 2 seed, defeated Switzerland’s Leonie Kung 6-4, 6-1 on Wednesday to advance to the round of 16 at the Swiss Open in Gstaad.
Argentina’s Macri Meets with OAS Chief in Buenos Aires
Argentine President Mauricio Macri met on Tuesday with the secretary-general of the Organization of American States (OAS), Luis Almagro.
Demands for Justice Continue 24 Years after Terror Attack...
Leaders of Argentina’s Jewish community, the families of the victims, and survivors commemorated on Wednesday the 85 people who died in a 1994 bomb attack on...
Mexican Indians Aim to Create World Record Mural
Members of the indigenous Wixarika community, in the western Mexican state of Jalisco, are creating an 81-square-meter (882-square-foot) mural using thousand...
Argentine Midfielder Says He’s Eager to Suit Up for Mexic...
Argentine midfielder Ricky Alvarez said he was looking forward to the opportunity to play in the Mexican league after being signed by first-division club Atlas.
Mexican Vigilante Leader Acquitted on Weapons Charge
One of the founders of the self-defense forces that took up arms in the western Mexican state of Michoacan to confront organized crime said on Wednesday that...
Thomas Becomes New Tour de France Overall Leader after Ta...
British cyclist Geraint Thomas (Sky) clinched the Tour de France’s overall lead by winning Wednesday’s 11th stage of the road race.
Soccer World Cup Final: Goals, Victory Celebration Shook ...
France celebrated each of the four French squad’s goals which handed them the Russia 2018 Soccer World Cup trophy with the energy fit for an earthquake, it w...
Trio of First-Division Clubs Already Eliminated from Copa...
Velez Sarsfield became the third Argentine first-division club to be eliminated from the 2017-2018 Copa Argentina when it lost 1-1 (4-3) to Central Cordoba i...
Trump Says Positive Things Will Come from His Meeting wit...
US President Donald Trump said on Wednesday that “many positive things will come out” of the summit held on Monday in Helsinki with his Russian counterpart V...
Arbeloa Welcomes Real Madrid’s New Player Odriozola
Real Madrid’s former right back and current ambassador Alvaro Arbeloa said on Wednesday that the team’s newest defender Alvaro Odriozola had all the skills n...
Argentine Soccer Player Maximiliano Barreiro Granted Ecua...
Argentine soccer player Maximiliano Barreiro has been granted Ecuadorian citizenship by President Lenin Moreno for his contributions to this Andean nation.
Japan Records $6.4 Billion Trade Surplus in June
Japan achieved a trade surplus of 721.408 billion yen ($6.4 billion) in June, the Japanese government said on Thursday.
Panamanian President Welcomes Member of China’s Politburo
Panama’s President Juan Carlos Varela welcomed on Wednesday a senior member of the Politburo of the Communist Party of China (CPC) and discussed the progress...
Bruce Springsteen to Release “Springsteen on Broadway” on...
Bruce Springsteen’s one-man show “Springsteen on Broadway” is coming to a worldwide audience on Netflix, the streaming service announced on Wednesday.
Japan’s Princess Mako Begins Visit to Brazil in Rio de Ja...
Princess Mako, the eldest granddaughter of Japanese Emperor Akihito, arrived in Brazil on Wednesday for her official two-week visit to attend ceremonies mark...
Betis Draws 1-1 with Sporting Braga in Bad-Tempered Friendly
Real Betis managed only a 1-1 draw on Wednesday with Sporting Braga in a preseason friendly that the Portuguese side finished with just eight men on the pitch.
Trump: EU Must Make Trade Concessions or Face Retribution
United States President Donald Trump warned the European Union on Wednesday that it will face retribution if it does not make trade concessions, particularly...
Film Exhibit Opens in Paraguay Showing Antique Celluloid ...
Paraguay’s Film Showcase opened on Wednesday with a celluloid reel exhibition that shines a light on life in the South American country of the 1920s and on.
Uruguayan Museum Finds Permanent Home in Former Prison
Uruguay’s National History Museum inaugurated on Wednesday its first permanent home at a former prison in central Montevideo.
OAS Urges Nicaragua’s Ortega to Accept Early Elections
A majority of OAS member-states voted on Wednesday in favor of a resolution urging Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega to accept early elections as a way out ...
Colombia Nabs Suspect in Kidnapping of Ecuadorian Journal...
Colombian Defense Minister Luis Carlos Villegas confirmed on Wednesday the arrest of a suspect in the abduction and subsequent murder of three Ecuadorian med...
Spurs Trade Superstar Kawhi Leonard to Raptors
The San Antonio Spurs officially announced on Wednesday that they have traded superstar forward Kawhi Leonard, a two-time NBA Defensive Player of the Year wh...
Trump Says He Told Putin US Won’t Tolerate Further Meddling
President Donald Trump said on Wednesday that he made it clear to Russia’s Vladimir Putin at their summit in Finland earlier this week that Washington would ...
Blaze in Central Mexico Blamed on Fuel Theft from Pipeline
A fire broke out early Wednesday after fuel thieves tapped into a pipeline in the central state of Puebla, state oil company Petroleos Mexicanos said.
Spain Embraces UN Blueprint for Sustainable Development
The Spanish government committed itself on Wednesday at the United Nations to adopt the goals set forth in the world body’s 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Devel...
New Optics System Allows ESO Telescope to Take Sharp Imag...
The European Southern Observatory (ESO) released on Tuesday test images taken at its Chilean observatory showing remarkably sharp views of the planet Neptune...
Real Madrid Chairman Expects to Bolster Squad with Strong...
Real Madrid’s president Florentino Perez said on Wednesday that he expects to bolster the squad with strong new signings in the summer transfer window, while...
MEP Demands EU Halts Funding of Libyan Coast Guard after ...
A member of the European Parliament demanded on Tuesday the European Union stops funding the Libyan Coast Guard and asked the European Commission to open an ...
Ecuadorian Federation Eyes Gomez to Lead National Team
The Ecuadorian Soccer Federation (FEF) board has given its president, Carlos Villacis, the green light to hire Colombian coach Hernan Dario Gomez, who led Ec...
Real Madrid’s New Defender Odriozola Says Road to Bernabe...
Real Madrid’s newest defender Alvaro Odriozola said on Wednesday that his road to joining Los Blancos has been surreal, during his presentation as a new play...
Spanish Police Launch 100-Strong Manhunt for Gunman Who F...
Spanish police have launched a manhunt for a gunman who spent the night barricaded in his home in the northern town of Turieno from which he fired shots at a...
Italy’s Uffizi Gallery Presents Newest Masterpiece in Its...
A gallery in the historic Italian city of Florence presented on Wednesday its newest addition: a religious painting by 16th-century artist Daniele da Volterr...
UNESCO Director Calls for Global Debate on Artificial Int...
The Director General of UNESCO called on Wednesday for a worldwide debate on the consequences of large-scale use of artificial intelligence.
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