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Montevideo, September 22nd 2017 - 06:12 UTC

Stories for August 20th 2017

  • Sunday, August 20th 2017 - 13:47 UTC

    Indian Navy all women team in global tour scheduled to call in Falklands

    INSV Tarini. This is the first-ever circumnavigation of the globe by an all-woman crew from India. The vessel is the 55-foot INSV Tarini

    A six-member women’s team of the Indian Navy will set sail in early September to circumnavigate the globe on the sailing vessel, INSV Tarini. This is the first-ever circumnavigation of the globe by an all-woman crew from India, and one of the calls will take place in the Falkland Islands.

  • Sunday, August 20th 2017 - 13:14 UTC

    Batista family, Brazilian meatpacker JBS main shareholder face several civil lawsuits

    Brazil's BNDES, whose investment arm is JBS' No. 2 shareholder, said it would endorse a civil lawsuit against management and the billionaire Batista family

    JBS SA will proceed with plans to list a U.S.-based unit when market conditions allow, as the world's No. 1 meatpacker wrestles with a shareholder revolt over the role of the controlling Batista family in a massive graft scandal. In a conference call to discuss second-quarter results, CEO Wesley Batista said JBS Foods International Inc could be listed by the end of next year, once parent JBS finalizes 6 billion Reais (US$1.9 billion) in asset sales to cut debt and restore investor confidence.

  • Sunday, August 20th 2017 - 13:09 UTC

    Argentina opens its market to US pork products

    ”The announcement is a big win for US pork producers and proves that President Trump is getting real results for America’s farmers and ranchers,” said Pence.

    Argentina has agreed to allow imports of U.S. pork products for the first time since 1992, the White House said in a statement on Thursday. “Today’s announcement is a big win for American pork producers and proves that President Trump is getting real results for America’s farmers and ranchers,” said Vice President Pence.

  • Sunday, August 20th 2017 - 13:02 UTC

    Guangdong province will host China-Latam business expo in November

    With a constructed area of 244,000 square meters, the park will host some 500 companies and 40.000 visitors in the three day event

    The first China-Latin America and Caribbean International Exposition will be held in Zhuhai city of South China's Guangdong province from Nov 9-11, according to Zhu Qingqiao, deputy mayor of Zhuhai city. With an exhibition area of 30,000 square meters, the three-day event is expected to attract around 400 to 500 companies from both sides and over 40,000 visitors.