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CNN: (CNN)The summer Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro should be postponed or moved "in the name of public health" due to the widening Zika outbreak in Brazil, more than 100 prominent doctors and professors said Friday in an open letter to the WorldHealth...
Reuters: By Bruno Federowski SAO PAULO, May 27 (Reuters) - Most Latin American currencies and stock markets slipped on Friday after U.S.Federal ReserveChairJanet Yellen said that the central bank......
Public Technologies: (Source: Fitch Inc) 27 May 2016 4:37 PM EST Fitch Ratings-Sao Paulo-27 May 2016: Fitch Ratings has upgraded U.S.J. - Acucar e Alcool S.A's (USJ) foreign and local currency Long-Term Issuer DefaultRatings (IDRs) to 'CCC' from 'RD' and its NationalScale rating...
Boston Herald: RIO DE JANEIRO — Police said Friday that they have identified and are searching for four of the more than 30 men suspected in the gang rape of a 16-year-old girl, a case that has rocked Latin America's largest nation and highlighted its endemic problem of...
Public Technologies: (Source: FIFA - Fédération Internationale de Football Association) Welcome to FIFA.com's rolling round-up of the weekend's action, where we will keep you in the loop on the major happenings across world football. This time out there's Europe's biggest club...
The Street: NEW YORK (TheStreet) --Shares of Banco Bradesco (BBD) are down by 3.57% to $6.61 on Friday afternoon, as some U.S. traded Brazil-based stocks decline due to...
Topix: Tens of thousands of evangelical Christians are taking part in Brazil's "March for Jesus," an annual event that unites faithful from hundreds of Protestant churches in a country that is largely Roman Catholic. Christians raise their hands as they sing gospel...
The Street: NEW YORK (TheStreet) --Shares of Itau Unibanco (ITUB) are lower by 1.72% to $8.27 in early afternoon trading on Friday, as some U.S. traded Brazil-based stocks...
Public Technologies: (Source: World Rugby) PortiaWoodman and Kayla McAlister (New Zealand) - These former netballers have been the stuff of nightmares for many a team in recent series, combining well to tear teams apart and if it wasn't one finishing off a move it was the other...
Huffington Post: Videos and pictures of the gang rape of a teenager, published to Twitter, have led to a police hunt for more than 30 men suspected of participating in it. The attackers posted graphic pictures and videos of the assault on the unconscious 16-year-old girl...
CNBC: SAO PAULO, May 27- Most Latin American currencies slipped on Friday as traders awaited possible hints about the timing of a U.S. interest rate increase from Federal ReserveChairJanet Yellen. She is due to speak at an event hosted by Harvard University at...
Venture Beat: Latin America is one of the growing sectors of the gaming industry, and it will hit $4.1 billion this year (as market research firm Newzoo estimates). That’s up 20.1 percent year-over-year, and mobile gaming will account for $1.4 billion. So it’s...
Bloomberg: The Ibovespa trimmed its second consecutive weekly decline as the weakening of the Brazilian currency buoyed pulp producers, offsetting a slump by state-controlled oil producer Petroleo...