EXCLUSIVE Trump nominee Claver-Carone voted out at IDB, threatens legal action

Visitors walk past a screen with the logo of Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo (BID) at the Atlapa Convention Center in Panama City March 13, 2013. REUTERS/Carlos Jasso Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register MEXICO CITY/WASHINGTON, Sept 26 (Reuters) – The governors of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) on Monday voted to fire … Read more

US tells Lula it plans to quickly recognize Brazil election winner, sources say

A man runs past banners with photos of presidential candidates, Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro, Ciro Gomes and former president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil September 1, 2022. REUTERS/Pilar Olivares/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register BRASILIA/RIO DE JANEIRO, Sept 23 (Reuters) – US diplomats have assured … Read more

India’s top palm oil buyer expects 23% jump in imports

A farmer prepares to unload oil palm bunches from a tractor trolley in a mill at Dwaraka Tirumala in the southern state of Andhra Pradesh, India, September 1, 2021. Picture taken September 1, 2021. REUTERS/Rajendra Jadhav Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register AGRA, India, Sept 23 (Reuters) – India’s palm oil imports … Read more

IDB directors unanimously recommend firing Claver-Carone after ethics probe

Visitors walk past a screen with the logo of Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo (BID) at the Atlapa Convention Center in Panama City March 13, 2013. REUTERS/Carlos Jasso Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register WASHINGTON, Sept 22 (Reuters) – The Inter-American Development Bank’s board of directors voted unanimously on Thursday to recommend firing … Read more

Analysis: Amid tense Brazil election, Petrobras emerges as surprise market darling

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register RIO DE JANEIRO, Sept 22 (Reuters) – Brazil’s state-run oil company Petrobras (PETR4.SA) has spent much of 2022 in turmoil, cycling through four chief executives as President Jair Bolsonaro hammered the company to bring down fuel prices. Faced with that and the likely return of a … Read more

Al Gore sees the world at a ‘tipping point’ for climate action

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Surging power prices pushing governments to decarbonise Gore cites greater action in the United States, Australia Says he is optimistic about further action in Brazil, China LONDON, Sept 21 (Reuters) – The world is at a “positive tipping point” in the fight against climate change as … Read more

Apple to appeal Brazil sales ban of iPhone without charger

A customer holds the new green color Apple iPhone 13 pro shortly after it went on sale inside the Apple Store on 5th Avenue in Manhattan in New York City, New York, US, March 18, 2022. REUTERS/Mike Segar Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register SAO PAULO, Sept 6 (Reuters) – Apple Inc … Read more

Brazilian police raid pro-Bolsonaro businessmen accused of coup talk, sources say

BRASILIA, Aug 23 (Reuters) – Brazilian police on Tuesday conducted raids targeting several businessmen who have backed President Jair Bolsonaro’s re-election, two sources said, after a media report accused them of discussing the virtues of a coup d’etat if the far -right leader lost the October vote. Federal police confirmed they were carrying out eight … Read more

German consul arrested in Brazil over husband’s death

RIO DE JANEIRO, Aug 7 (Reuters) – A German diplomat in Rio de Janeiro, Uwe Herbert Hahn, was arrested on Saturday night in connection with the death of his Belgian husband, police said. Hahn said that his husband, Walter Biot, had died on Friday when he fell from their apartment in the Ipanema neighborhood after … Read more

‘The government didn’t do anything’: Mexican, Brazilian monkeypox responses draw concern

MEXICO CITY, Aug 1 (Reuters) – Francisco’s lesions started after returning home to Mexico City from California in late June: First, two spots on his buttocks. Then, a week later, lesions all over his body, his mouth so full of sores that he could barely talk or drink water. “The pain was indescribable, catastrophic,” said … Read more