south american country

Brazil reduces Chevron fine for oil spill

September 18th, 2012 - 12:03 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Sep 18 (IANS/EFE) Chevron will be fined $17 million for an offshore oil spill rather than the nearly $25 million announced in July, the head of Brazil's ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Etihad Airways to fly to Brazil

June 4th, 2012 - 12:17 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, June 3 (IANS/WAM) Etihad Airways Sunday unveiled plans to fly to Brazil, the airline's first South American destination."Brazil is a logical next step for us and will mark ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Chile’s copper exports soar

May 8th, 2012 - 11:06 am ICT by IANS
Santiago, May 8 (IANS/EFE) Chile's copper exports totaled $3.58 billion in April, up 57.3 percent from the $2.27 billion posted in the same month last year, the Central Bank said.Exports ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Teenage soccer fan gunned down in Argentina

May 1st, 2012 - 11:46 am ICT by IANS
Buenos Aires, May 1 (IANS/EFE) An 18-year-old soccer fan was gunned down over the weekend after a match in Olavarria, a city outside Buenos Aires, Argentine police said Monday.Leandro Pianciola ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Argentine president announces return of Formula One

March 15th, 2012 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
Buenos Aires, March 15 (IANS) Argentina will host Formula One races in 2013, 2014 and 2015, President Cristina Fernandez has announced.The city of Mar del Plata, 400 km south ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

`El Rumor de las Piedras’ to represent Venezuela at Oscars

August 23rd, 2011 - 11:42 am ICT by IANS
Caracas, Aug 23 (IANS/EFE) "El Rumor de las Piedras", directed by Alejandro Bellame, will represent Venezuela in the Best Foreign Film category at the 84th edition of the Oscars."It's a ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Indian industry show to expand ties with Brazil

March 12th, 2011 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 12 (IANS) Seeking to expand trading ties between Indian and Brazilian companies, India's commerce ministry and a leading industry lobby are organising a four-day "India Show" in ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Jindal Steel gets 3,000 acres for Bolivian project

August 22nd, 2010 - 3:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) The Bolivian government has provided 3,000 acres of additional land to Naveen Jindal-led Jindal Steel for its $2.1 billion steel and power plant in the south American ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Eight dead after Blue Wing passenger plane crashes in Suriname

May 16th, 2010 - 6:39 am ICT by BNO News
PARAMARIBO, SURINAME (BNO NEWS) -- Eight people were killed on Saturday when a Blue Wing Airline passenger plane crashed in a forest in the South American country of Suriname, authorities said.The crash ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Brazil’s coffee exports fall 15 percent

March 9th, 2010 - 12:03 pm ICT by IANS
Sao Paulo, March 9 (IANS/EFE) Brazil's coffee exports fell 15 percent in volume terms in February, compared to the same month in 2009, the exporters council, known as Cecafe, said. The report released ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

1.6 million jobs go unfilled in Brazil in 2009

February 15th, 2010 - 12:27 pm ICT by IANS
Sao Paulo, Feb 15 (IANS/EFE) Brazilian employers were unable to fill 1.6 million jobs in 2009 due to a lack of qualified workers, especially in the areas of engineering, nutrition and dietetics, ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Madonna secures $7m donation for Brazilian kids charity

November 18th, 2009 - 5:38 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, November 18 (ANI): Madonna has secured a 7 million dollar donation for her children's charity in Brazil.The Queen of Pop received the staggering amount from Brazil's richest man Eike Batista ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

13 killed in Peru bus crash

September 23rd, 2008 - 11:32 am ICT by IANS
Lima, Sep 23 (IANS) At least 13 people were killed and 12 others injured when a bus they were travelling in plunged into a 100-metre-deep ravine in southern Peru, the EFE news ... Read more...

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US coastguards rescue 92 Ecuadorians from high seas

April 18th, 2008 - 12:14 pm ICT by admin
Xinhua Quito, April 18 (Xinhua) At least 92 Ecuadorian illegal immigrants returned to their home country, two days after being rescued on the high seas by the US coastguards, Ecuador's navy reported. The ... Read more...

Posted in World |

16-year-old girl delivers second set of triplets!

February 23rd, 2008 - 5:34 pm ICT by admin
London, Feb 23 (ANI): A 16-year-old girl from Argentina is now a mother to seven children after giving birth to triplets for the second time.Pamela, who comes from the remote town of ... Read more...

Posted in World |