South America - News Headlines

Chinese firm sues Venezuela as crisis tests ally's patience
December 7th, 2017. 4:47 AM

One of China's biggest state-run conglomerates is suing a Venezuelan counterpart in a U.S. court in a dispute over unpaid bills, a sign of Beijing's growing impatience with its crisis-wracked South American ally

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Chinese firm sues Venezuela as crisis tests ally's patience
December 7th, 2017. 12:00 AM

One of China's biggest state-run conglomerates is suing a Venezuelan counterpart in a U.S. court in a dispute over unpaid bills, a sign of Beijing's growing impatience with its crisis-wracked South American ally

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Secret recordings emerge as key evidence at FIFA bribe trial
December 6th, 2017. 3:51 PM

Secret recordings made with help of onetime Brazilian sports marketing executive become key evidence at New York corruption trial of 3 former South American soccer officials

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Ecuador to pay $337 million to ConocoPhillips subsidiary
December 4th, 2017. 6:29 PM

Ecuador has agreed to pay $337 million to ConocoPhillips-subsidiary Burlington Resources five years after a ruling that the South American nation illegally expropriated valuable oil assets

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Key witness to return to witness stand in FIFA trial
November 17th, 2017. 12:42 AM

An ex-marketing executive from Argentina is due back on the witness stand for a fourth day in the U.S. corruption case against three former South American soccer officials

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FIFA trial defense lawyers grill key government witness
November 16th, 2017. 2:53 PM

Defense attorneys have begun cross-examining a key government witness at the US trial of 3 former South American soccer officials charged in the FIFA bribery scandal

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The Latest: Bail conditions tightened in FIFA bribery case
November 15th, 2017. 6:06 PM

A New York judge has tightened the bail conditions of a former South American soccer official accused of taking bribes in exchange for his help securing broadcasting and hosting rights for tournaments

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Developer who plotted escape after fatal crash gets prison
October 18th, 2017. 9:46 PM

A New York real estate developer caught trying to flee to South America following a fatal car crash in the Hamptons has been sentenced to 3 to 9 years in prison

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Developer who plotted South America escape pleads guilty
August 15th, 2017. 6:49 PM

A New York real estate developer caught trying to flee to South America following a fatal car crash in the Hamptons has pleaded guilty to aggravated vehicular homicide and other charges

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Credit Suisse bans trading of Venezuelan bonds
August 10th, 2017. 6:38 PM

Credit Suisse is banning the trading and use of Venezuelan bonds, as the constitutional crisis in the South American country continues to escalate

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OAS chief says he backs targeted sanctions against Venezuela
July 19th, 2017. 6:24 PM

The leader of the Western Hemisphere's largest diplomatic body says he supports targeted sanctions against Venezuelan officials responsible for the political and economic turmoil gripping the South American nation

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US prosecutors: illegal gold used in money-laundering scheme
July 9th, 2017. 10:46 AM

US prosecutors say 3 ex-workers at Miami-area metals refinery accused of importing more than $1 billion in illegally mined gold from South America

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Clash at Canadian-owned mine in Suriname leaves 4 injured
June 22nd, 2017. 6:20 PM

A gold mine in Suriname that is majority-owned by a Canadian company says four people were injured when independent miners tried to occupy a portion of its concession in the South American company

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Guyana allows ExxonMobil, partners to start drilling for oil
June 16th, 2017. 11:53 AM

Guyana issues first oil and gas license to ExxonMobil after the U.S. oil giant said it made "significant" oil discoveries off the South American country's coast

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GM quits Venezuela after government seizes its factory
April 20th, 2017. 8:44 PM

General Motors announces that it is shuttering its operations in Venezuela after authorities seize its factory in the country, a move that could draw the U.S. into the escalating chaos engulfing the South American nation amid days of deadly protests

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Brazil asks its diplomats help increase weapons exports
April 4th, 2017. 6:17 PM

Brazil has asked its diplomats to help increase exports of weapons made in the South American country as it suffers through one of the country's worst economic crises in decades

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