RPT-Vice Media takes its edgy journalism to the Middle East
DUBAI, March 29 Vice Media is bringing its edgy style of journalism to the Middle East to tap what it believes is an underserved market of young, digital hungry consumers.
MEXICO CITY Aug 26 Mexican businessman Roberto Gonzalez Barrera, chairman emeritus of lender Banorte, died Saturday night in Houston, Texas, as a result of complications from pancreatic cancer.
Gonzalez was 81 years old.
A native of the northeastern state of Nuevo Leon, Gonzalez previously headed lender Grupo Financiero Banorte, Mexico's fourth-largest bank, and also founded corn miller and tortilla maker Gruma.
Considered one of the country's top business leaders, Gonzalez also served as chairman of the board of Gruma, a global company with operations spread across Latin America, the United States, Europe and Asia.
Both outgoing Mexican President Felipe Calderon and President-elect Enrique Pena Nieto lauded the corporate achievements of Gonzalez on their respective Twitter accounts on Sunday.
"I am deeply saddened by the loss of this extraordinary Mexican businessman," wrote Pena Nieto.
No funeral plans have yet been announced.
(Adds comment, detail, updates prices) MELBOURNE, March 30 London copper slipped on Thursday in low-volume trade as the dollar held gains on brighter economic signals from the United States and traders waited for further U.S. and China economic cues for direction. With the U.S. economy having now "largely attained" a full recovery from recession, the Federal Reserve can raise interest rates three or more times this year, a centrist Fed policymaker said on Wednesday, helping