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Colombia, rebels in talks to try to save peace process

Colombia's government and Marxist FARC rebels on Saturday started talks on how to retool a peace deal, rejected in a referendum last month, that would end Latin America's longest civil war. "Meeting of delegates and advisers to Government and FARC in Havana. Show More Summary

Five Lessons I Learned When I Started Doing Business In Latin America

This Mexican-American tech worker thought he'd be well-prepared for the Latin business world, but still met with a few surprises. This Mexican-American tech worker thought he'd be well-prepared for the Latin business world, but still met with a few surprises. Show More Summary

This Swedish startup brings insurance to 24 million people in the developing world through their mobiles

Mobile insurance startup BIMA has signed up 24 million customers across Africa, Asia, and Latin America, according to its deputy CEO. BIMA offers what's called "microinsurance" — people can get accident or life insurance for as little as 60¢ a day on rolling monthly cover. Show More Summary

Long Beach residents critical of plan to add international flights at airport

Demand for international flights is on the rise in Southern California but neighbors of the Long Beach Airport are fighting a plan to bring flights from Mexico and Latin America to the regional airfield.   For nearly two hours, critics of the plan told an airport advisory panel Thursday night that...

Daily Headlines: October 21, 2016

Brazil: Twenty-one mining executives were charged with homicide in relation to the November 2015 collapse of a Brazilian dam that killed nineteen people and polluted miles of waterways. Latin America: A Mexican judge rejected an appeal...Show More Summary

Evangelical vote pushes Latin America to the right

The rise of Evangelicalism in Latin America has brought new power to conservative political movements, visible most recently in the shock defeat of a peace referendum in Colombia, experts say. More and more Christians in traditionally...Show More Summary

102 Latin American Works Gifted to the Museum of Modern Art

2 days agoArts : Hyperallergic

In addition to the historic gift, the museum will establish a center for the study of modern art from Latin America. The post 102 Latin American Works Gifted to the Museum of Modern Art appeared first on Hyperallergic.

28 Powerful Images Of Women Protesting Against Femicide In Latin America

Please note that this article contains graphic depictions of violence against a young woman. On October 8, 16-year-old Argentinian school girl Lucia Perez was violently raped and murdered in the coastal town of Mar del Plata. Perez was abducted outside of her school, drugged, raped, tortured and impaled. Show More Summary

Artists Share Illustrations To Condemn Violence Against Women In Latin America

Following the rape and murder of 16-year-old Lucia Perez in Mar del Plata, a coastal town in Argentina, earlier this month, tens of thousands of women protested gender-based violence across the country on Wednesday. They marched toward...Show More Summary

Daily Headlines: October 20, 2016

Latin America: Latin America has become “one of the most urbanized regions of the world” over the past three decades, according to Development Bank of Latin America executive president Enrique Garcia. South America: Former BrazilianShow More Summary

Chile Week USA Brings the Flavors and Culture of Chile to Miami

While Miami is often considered to be the unofficial capital of Latin America, with countries like Peru, Argentina, and Cuba widely represented in cuisine and culture, lesser known countries like Chile don’t often get time in the spotlight. Chile’s national travel and tourism board, ProChile, would like to change that...

Microsoft launches Transparency Center in Brazil

Microsoft has now launched its first Transparency Center in Latin America. Their new center in Brasília (DF) will promote trusted and safe computing, a critical point for digital transformation, and serves the specific security needs of public sector. Show More Summary

Land for the women who work it: struggles in Latin America

Lack of access to land is one of the most serious problems facing rural women in Latin America and around the world—and is the cause of numerous other problems that are often “invisible” for society at large. Its consequences affect women everywhere, humanity in general and the planet. Show More Summary

Subtitled Dragon Ball Super Coming To North America!

Dragon Ball Super will make its subtitled debut on October 22nd – in a simulcast that will cover North and Latin America, South Africa, Australia and New Zealand. The simulcast comes through the partnership of Crunchyroll, and Anime Lab with Toei Animations Inc. Show More Summary

Latin America's left set to suffer new blow at Chilean local polls

VALPARAISO/SANTIAGO (Reuters) - Chilean voters are expected to shift right in local elections this weekend, dealing a blow to the center-left governing coalition and serving a further setback to Latin America's already struggling leftist movement.

How to Win Friends in Latin America

The U.S. government has won more friends in Latin America by opening diplomatic ties to Cuba than by demonstrating endless belligerence, a lesson little understood in Washington, observes ex-CIA analyst Paul R. Pillar. By Paul R. Pillar Much gets said…Read more ?

Texas man busted at border with Mexican artifacts

Thousands of relics smuggled out of Latin America in recent years remain in the hands of private collectors in the United States and Europe. Trade in rare Mexican artifacts may be a lucrative business, but smuggling them into the country is illegal. Show More Summary

New shipyard will be biggest, best in LatAm

The port of Progreso, Yucatán, will have the largest and most modern shipyard in Latin America upon completion of a US $71-million project. Diques Peninsulares SA de CV, also known FULL STORY The post New shipyard will be biggest, best in LatAm appeared first on Mexico News Daily.

What Wins Respect for the United States

Paul R. Pillar Cuba, Latin America Much gets said and written, mostly as rhetoric intended to criticize the Obama administration, about the standing of the United States in the world supposedly having declined.  To the extent such rhetoric...Show More Summary

Ex-Circus Elephants Enjoy Retirement In Latin America’s First Sanctuary

5 days agoNews : Huffington Post

A new elephant sanctuary in Brazil is giving two old gals a fresh start. On Oct. 11, Maia and Guida, two Asian elephants who spent four decades at the same circus, became the first residents at Elephant Sanctuary Brazil. The area isShow More Summary

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