Americas

Mexico warns of ‘deep concern’ over armed groups on U.S. border

Mexico warns of ‘deep concern’ over armed groups on U.S. border

Published 22/04/2019

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexico said on Saturday it had “deep concern” about armed groups that intimidate and extort migrants on the border, shortly after [more…]

FBI arrests leader of armed group stopping migrants in New Mexico

FBI arrests leader of armed group stopping migrants in New Mexico

Published 22/04/2019

TAOS, N.M. (Reuters) - The FBI on Saturday said it had arrested Larry Hopkins, the leader of an armed group that is stopping undocumented migrants [more…]

Cuba orders further cuts to power generation: newspaper

Cuba orders further cuts to power generation: newspaper

Published 21/04/2019

HAVANA (Reuters) - The Cuban government has ordered its state-run power system to further reduce electricity generation in the latest sign that a cash crunch [more…]

FDA approves Teva’s generic nasal spray to treat opioid overdose

FDA approves Teva’s generic nasal spray to treat opioid overdose

Published 19/04/2019

(Reuters) - Generic drugmaker Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd on Friday received approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to market its generic nasal [more…]

Exclusive: Advent readies new $2.2 billion Latam private equity…

Exclusive: Advent readies new $2.2 billion Latam private equity…

Published 18/04/2019

SAO PAULO (Reuters) - U.S. private equity firm Advent International Corp is preparing to launch a $2.2 billion fund to invest in Latin American companies, [more…]

Cuban indie artists challenge government at Havana arts biennial

Cuban indie artists challenge government at Havana arts biennial

Published 16/04/2019

HAVANA (Reuters) - A blustering bureaucrat fills a form out with your personal details and hands you a badge declaring you an inspector qualified to [more…]

Short European stocks still ‘most crowded trade,’ BAML survey shows

Short European stocks still ‘most crowded trade,’ BAML survey shows

Published 16/04/2019

LONDON (Reuters) - Short positioning on European equities was the “most crowded trade” for the second straight month in April, a survey of fund managers [more…]

Denials of U.S. immigrant visas skyrocket after little-heralded…

Denials of U.S. immigrant visas skyrocket after little-heralded…

Published 15/04/2019

WASHINGTON/SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - When Arturo Balbino, a Texas construction worker, walked into his visa interview at the American consulate in the northern Mexican border [more…]

Ecuador’s president says Assange tried to use its embassy to spy

Ecuador’s president says Assange tried to use its embassy to spy

Published 15/04/2019

LONDON (Reuters) - WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange repeatedly violated his asylum conditions and tried to use the Ecuadorian embassy in London as a center for [more…]