Bogota, May 20 (PL) Attacks on journalists in Colombia reached a total of 158 in 2012, the highest figure in the last four years, according to data released by the Foundation for Press Freedom. So far this year, eight reporters have been threatened in the northern department of Valledupar. In addition, the journalist for Week magazine, Ricardo Alarcon, who is investigating the irregularities in ...
MOSCOW, May 20 (RIA Novosti) - Russia has delivered a first batch of 450 Lada cars to Venezuela, said Sergei Goreslavsky, head of Russian Technologies (Rostec) high-tech state corporation's international economic cooperation department. Russia's biggest automaker AvtoVAZ, which is part of Rostec, agreed a deal with Venezuela in April 2010 for construction of a Lada assembly plant ...
Cairo, May 20 (Prensa Latina) The leader of the Popular Egyptian Current Party (Nasserist), Hamdeen Sabahi, expressed his support for the Bolivarian Government of President Nicolas Maduro, during an interview with the Venezuelan ambassador here, Juan Antonio Hernandez. Former presidential candidate Sabahi said he was satisfied with the meeting and expressed his solidarity with the Government and ...
Mon May 20, 2013 12:26pm EDT * For other news from Reuters Latin America Investment Summit, click here * Oil reserves at 6.9 years, but increasing slightly * End of war with FARC would help oil industry * Foreign investment falling from record By Helen Murphy and Luis Jaime Acosta BOGOTA, May 20 (Reuters) - With Colombia's oil reserves stretching to less than seven years, its biggest ...
CARACAS // Venezuela has made a rare diplomatic overture to the United States, suggesting it could be time for better ties. The designation of an acting head of Venezuela's diplomatic mission in the US shows the Opec nation's desire to restore full diplomatic relations, the foreign minister said on Sunday. Disputes between Caracas and Washington were common during the 14-year rule of ...
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The price of oil fell today ahead of the release later this week of economic data from the US and China, the world's two largest economies, and a speech by the Federal Reserve chief. Benchmark crude for June delivery was down 25 cents to $95.77 a barrel on the New York Mercantile Exchange. The contract rose 86 cents to close at $96.02 a barrel on Friday. Brent crude, a benchmark for many ...
BANGKOK - The price of oil fell Monday ahead of the release later this week of economic data from the U.S. and China, the world's two largest economies, and a speech by the Federal Reserve chief. Benchmark crude for June delivery was down 25 cents to $95.77 a barrel at midday Bangkok time in electronic trading on the New York Mercantile Exchange. The contract rose 86 cents to close at ...
LOS ANGELES (MarketWatch) -- U.S. crude-oil futures slipped Monday, pulling back from gains in the previous session after a firmer view of the economy by consumers raised prospects for energy ...
Deportes Tolima have leapfrogged Santa Fe into first position in Colombia's Primera A with a 2-1 win over Alianza Petrolera.Charles Monsalvo scored a second-half brace for Tolima as they came from behind against lowly Alianza, moving above Santa Fe on the league table after the previous leaders were held to a 1-1 draw by Deportivo Pasto.Atletico Nacional also took advantage of Santa ...
CARACAS, May 20 (BERNAMA- NNN-XINHUA) - Venezuela is willing to normalise diplomatic relations with the United States on the basis of mutual respect and none interference in each other's domestic affairs, Venezuelan Foreign Minister Elias Jaua said Sunday. "We will remain open to the normalisation of relations with the United States....The first thing would be to restore diplomatic ...
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Police in Guyana have detained three people in connection with the double-murder of an Indian-origin businessman and his wife in the South American nation.
A bodyguard and a handyman are among the three people detained in connection with the murders of Totaram Mootoo and his wife Bhagmattie here May 10, Kaiteur News reported Friday.
The couple had died in an explosion in their house at the Turkeyen area of the city early that day.
The report cited detectives as saying that the family must have known the perpetrators as they were allowed insid the house the previous night.
After brutally beating up Moottoo, 54, and Bhagmattie, 48, the killers made Moottoo lie beside his wife with his hands duct-taped behind his back.
Then they arranged a gas cylinder to explode with the couple in the room.
According to the police, the couple died of extensive burns, smoke inhalation and blunt trauma.
According to the report, the detained bodyguard was close to Moottoo and the handyman did odd jobs for the family.
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