Wed, 24 Apr 2019

Tencent Invests in Argentine Mobile Banking Startup

BUENOS AIRES - Chinese tech giant Tencent Holdings has invested in Argentine mobile banking service Uala, which also counts George ...

Brazilian Markets Boosted as Pension Reform Vote to Go Ahead

BRASILIA - Brazil's government reached a deal with lawmakers on Tuesday paving the way for a congressional committee to vote ...

Did not have any prior knowledge of attacks: US envoy to Sri Lanka

Colombia [United States], Apr 24 (ANI): United States Ambassador to Sri Lanka Alaina Teplitz on Tuesday said that Washington did ...

Oil Prices Spike as US Insists All Countries Stop Iranian Imports

Oil prices reached a six-month high Tuesday after the Trump administration announced it would no longer exempt countries from U.S. ...

Iran FM Departs for New York to Attend UN Meeting

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif left Tehran for New York early Tuesday to attend the 'International Day of Multilateralism ...

Death Toll from Colombia Landslide Rises to 28

BOGOTA - The death toll from a weekend landslide in the southwestern Colombian province of Cauca has risen to 28 ...

Guaido's ambassadors to visit Colombia

Caracas [Venezuela], Apr 23 (ANI): Representatives of Venezuela's self-declared interim President Juan Guaido will visit Colombia on April 27 to ...

Seeds of Discontent: Argentina's Farmers Turn Cool on Their Man Macri

BUENOS AIRES - Argentine President Mauricio Macri rode to power in 2015 promising to bolster the farming sector and cut ...

Emerging markets at mercy of US growth as investors weigh bets

Emerging-market investors will be looking for more evidence that the US economic turnaround is gaining traction if the lackluster end ...

In Venezuela, Women Sell Hair as Another Way to Get By

CARACAS, VENEZUELA - Valery Diaz covered her eyes and held her breath before looking in a hair salon mirror to ...

Is worker abuse a dark secret behind Brazil's food safety lapses?

Two months ago, on Valentine's Day, one of Brazil's biggest meat producers - BRF - announced a 450 ton recall ...

5 Algerian Billionaires Arrested in Anti-Graft Investigation

ALGIERS - Five Algerian billionaires, some of them close to former president Abdelaziz Bouteflika who quit over mass protests, have ...

Barcelona fans still upset with Coutinho

Barcelona - Philippe Coutinho seems to have only himself to blame for the jeers that greeted him at the Camp ...

Bad boy to family man: Fognini 'has everything now'

Monaco - He may have once been thrown out of the US Open for a misogynistic attack on a female ...

Hope - the missing elixir to fix SA's economy

South Africa's election season is underway. But current debates are stuck in a time warp. The country needs to look ...

Pope Calls for Peace in Syria, Yemen, Libya, South Sudan

ROME - Pope Francis expressed closeness to the Christian community struck by the attacks in Sri Lanka on Easter day. ...

Landslide Kills at Least 17 in Colombia Town, Injures 5

TEHRAN (Tasnim) - Heavy rains unleashed a landslide in a remote mountain town in southwestern Colombia on Sunday, killing at ...

Royals need to brace for Capitals' spin choke

3:00 AM ETBig Picture The belligerence of Riyan Parag, a 17-year old, who outscored Steven Smith during the course of ...

Venezuelans seek joy amid the chaos

Venezuelans seek joy amid the chaos Reuters A night at a bar is interrupted by a power outage, going to ...

Argentines return to Europe to escape economic uncertainty

Argentines are seeking shelter in Europe amid their homeland's economic crunch ...

News RELEASES

Publish news of your business, community or sports group, personnel appointments, major event and more by submitting a news release to South America Times.

More Information

Latin America

Section
'I'm in a hole', admits Zverev after Barcelona shock

Barcelona - Alexander Zverev has admitted he is at a loss to explain his dip in form after the world ...

Brazil court reduces ex-president's jail term

Brasilia [Brazil], Apr 24 (ANI): Brazil's second-highest court has reduced the sentence of jailed former President Luiz Inacio Lula da ...

Tencent Invests in Argentine Mobile Banking Startup

BUENOS AIRES - Chinese tech giant Tencent Holdings has invested in Argentine mobile banking service Uala, which also counts George ...

Brazilian Markets Boosted as Pension Reform Vote to Go Ahead

BRASILIA - Brazil's government reached a deal with lawmakers on Tuesday paving the way for a congressional committee to vote ...

Bishop Critical of Nicaragua's Ortega Leaves for Vatican

MANAGUA, NICARAGUA - A Roman Catholic bishop who has been outspoken in his criticism of President Daniel Ortega over Nicaragua's ...

Did not have any prior knowledge of attacks: US envoy to Sri Lanka

Colombia [United States], Apr 24 (ANI): United States Ambassador to Sri Lanka Alaina Teplitz on Tuesday said that Washington did ...

Movie Review

Featured story

Abbott Ireland announces expansion plans, new jobs

DONEGAL, Ireland - Announcing plans to expand its workforce in Donegal, the U.S. healthcare giant Abbott unveiled plans to create 500 new jobs in the country.Abbott Ireland currently hires c ...

Read More