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In Colombia, victims of sexual abuse speak out after peace deal

Sep 20 2018

SOACHA, Colombia Yeimy sobbed with her head in her hands as she described how her husband was tied to a pole, gagged and made to watch as she was raped by four fighters from the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) 12 years ago.

Europeans press for digital tax at G20 meeting

Jul 22 2018

BUENOS AIRES European finance leaders called for progress on global rules to tax the digital economy at a meeting of G20 finance ministers and central bankers in Argentina on Sunday, putting them at odds with U.S. counterparts.

Europeans press for digital tax at G20 meeting

Jul 22 2018

BUENOS AIRES European finance leaders called for progress on global rules to tax the digital economy at a meeting of G20 finance ministers and central bankers in Argentina on Sunday, putting them at odds with U.S. counterparts.

G20 calls for stepped-up trade dialogue; no agreement on path forward

Jul 22 2018

BUENOS AIRES Global finance leaders called on Sunday for stepped-up dialogue to prevent trade and geopolitical tensions from hurting growth, but ended a two-day G20 meeting with little consensus on how to resolve multiple disputes over U.S. tariff actions.

Colombia heads for divisive runoff with peace deal at stake

May 28 2018

BOGOTA Colombia headed for its most divisive presidential race in decades after right-winger Ivan Duque won Sunday's first-round vote, triggering a runoff with leftist Gustavo Petro that could upset a historic peace deal or see a reversal in business-friendly policies. | Video

Mexican minister ramps up pressure for speedy NAFTA deal

Mar 15 2018

SAO PAULO Mexico's economy minister on Thursday urged officials to push for a speedy renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), saying his country and Canada must be ready to go it alone if the United States pulls out.

S&P says U.S. fiscal loosening could spell ratings action

Dec 06 2017

SAO PAULO Proposed U.S. tax cuts would increase the federal deficit and looser fiscal policy could prompt negative action on U.S. credit ratings unless Washington addresses long-term budgetary issues, the head of sovereign ratings at S&P Global said in an interview.

IDB seeks to tap shareholders, sovereign wealth funds to boost lending

Nov 20 2017

SAO PAULO The Inter-American Development Bank is seeking capital from shareholders and sovereign wealth funds to boost lending by its private sector arm, IDB Invest, bank president Luis Alberto Moreno said in an interview.

Brazil's Eletrobras CEO eyes sale of six distribution units by year-end

Jun 02 2017

RIO DE JANEIRO Brazilian state-run power holding company Centrais Elétricas Brasileiras SA plans to sell six energy distribution companies by early December, Chief Executive Officer Wilson Ferreira Jr. said on Friday.

Brazil's Temer urges court to end uncertainty overshadowing growth

May 29 2017

SAO PAULO President Michel Temer urged Brazil's top electoral court to decide quickly on a case alleging illegal funding of his 2014 campaign in order to lift political uncertainty overshadowing a recovery in Latin America's largest economy.

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