Americas

Exclusive: Guatemala election winner hopes to change Trump migrant…

Exclusive: Guatemala election winner hopes to change Trump migrant…

Published 12/08/2019

GUATEMALA CITY (Reuters) - The winner of Guatemala’s presidential election, Alejandro Giammattei, said on Sunday he hoped he could make changes to a controversial migration [more…]

Guatemala conservative romps to landslide win, faces big migration…

Guatemala conservative romps to landslide win, faces big migration…

Published 12/08/2019

GUATEMALA CITY (Reuters) - Conservative Alejandro Giammattei swept aside his center-left rival in Guatemala’s presidential election on Sunday, and now inherits an unpopular migration deal [more…]

Argentina opposition on way to defeating Macri in primary after…

Argentina opposition on way to defeating Macri in primary after…

Published 12/08/2019

BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) - Argentine voters soundly rejected President Mauricio Macri’s austere economic policies in primary elections on Sunday, casting serious doubt on his chances [more…]

Argentina opposition scores big primary win, hurting Macri’s…

Argentina opposition scores big primary win, hurting Macri’s…

Published 12/08/2019

BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) - Argentine voters soundly rejected President Mauricio Macri’s austere economic policies in primary elections on Sunday, raising serious questions about his chances [more…]

Peru basks in success but problems ahead for Pan Am Games

Peru basks in success but problems ahead for Pan Am Games

Published 12/08/2019

LIMA (Reuters) - For two weeks the warmth emitting from the Pan Am Games took the bite out of the winter chill in the Peruvian [more…]

Democratic 2020 contenders condemn Trump for spreading Epstein…

Democratic 2020 contenders condemn Trump for spreading Epstein…

Published 12/08/2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Democratic presidential contenders Beto O’Rourke and Cory Booker slammed U.S. President Donald Trump on Sunday for promoting unfounded conspiracy theories about the [more…]

BlackRock becomes Authentic Brands’ largest shareholder with $875…

BlackRock becomes Authentic Brands’ largest shareholder with $875…

Published 11/08/2019

(Reuters) - BlackRock Inc’s (BLK.N) new private equity fund Long Term Private Capital (LTPC) has completed its maiden investment, taking up an $875 million stake [more…]

Outsider candidate Williamson brings ‘radical love’ to the Iowa…

Outsider candidate Williamson brings ‘radical love’ to the Iowa…

Published 10/08/2019

DES MOINES, Iowa (Reuters) - Marianne Williamson came to the Iowa State Fair on Friday with a simple request: Take me seriously. The self-help guru [more…]

Pelosi skeptical about Trump migration plan for El Salvador

Pelosi skeptical about Trump migration plan for El Salvador

Published 10/08/2019

SAN SALVADOR (Reuters) - U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi raised concern about El Salvador’s ability to cope with a tough migration deal being [more…]

White House summons tech, social media firms after shootings

White House summons tech, social media firms after shootings

Published 10/08/2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - White House officials and big social media companies met on Friday to talk about how to curb extremism online after two mass [more…]