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Wednesday, October 7th 2015 - 09:56 UTC

Former UN General Assembly president charged over corruption ring

John Ashe, a former U.N. ambassador from Antigua and Barbuda was accused of taking more than $1.3 million in bribes from Chinese businessmen

United States authorities charged a former president of the United Nations General Assembly, a billionaire Macau real estate developer and four others on Tuesday for engaging in a wide-ranging corruption scheme.

Wednesday, October 7th 2015 - 06:41 UTC

Scioli continues ahead in polls despite having missed the presidential debate

28% said that Scioli's absence “made them more inclined to vote for him”, while 44% declared that the debate had no influence on their vote decision.

Argentine incumbent candidate absence from Sunday's presidential debate has not altered the electoral landscape for next 25 October, according to the latest public opinion polls released in Buenos Aires. On Sunday night Daniel Scioli did not show up to the debate with all presidential contenders, particularly Mauricio Macri and Sergio Massa, the two closest challengers.

Wednesday, October 7th 2015 - 06:23 UTC

World Day for Decent Work (October 7): “end corporate greed”

Many trade unions will be on the streets to make personal contact with rush-hour commuters while others will be holding press conferences, public events

Trade unions around the world are once again mobilizing on October 7, the World Day for Decent Work, under the banner “End Corporate Greed”, with activities stretching from Japan to Ecuador and South Africa to Russia.

Wednesday, October 7th 2015 - 06:11 UTC

Chilean protestors strongly challenge Pope Francis over appointment of bishop

Francis defends the bishop of Osorno, Monsignor Juan Barros, whose opponents allege was involved in a cover-up pertaining to a notorious pedophile priest

Hundreds of protesters in Chile opposing the controversial appointment of a Santiago bishop, accused of being involved in a cover-up of sexual abuse, marched outside St Matthew’s Cathedral in Osorno, a day after supportive comments by Pope Francis were aired on Chilean television.

Wednesday, October 7th 2015 - 05:37 UTC

Chile announces world's third largest fully protected marine area

Combined, Nazca-Desaventuradas and Easter Island would protect more than 350,000 square miles, larger than Chile's total landmass.

Chilean President Michelle Bachelet announced this week the creation of the Nazca-Desaventuradas Marine Park, giving Chile claim to the largest marine reserve in the Americas -- as well as the Easter Island Marine Park, which will be the third-largest fully protected marine area in the world.

Wednesday, October 7th 2015 - 02:11 UTC

Japan's Mitsui Lines takes charge of re-gasifying unit project in Uruguay

In October 2013, MOL signed a 20-year charter contract for an FSRU in the port of Montevideo, with GNLS, which was entrusted with the construction

Japan's Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. announced on Wednesday that the company has reached a basic agreement with Gas Sayago, a joint venture between Uruguay’s state oil company ANCAP and state power company UTE, to continue the floating storage and re-gasification unit (FSRU) project led by Gas Sayago and being built in Montevideo.

Wednesday, October 7th 2015 - 02:02 UTC

The Globe with Shakespeare's “Much ado about nothing”, in Chile, Uruguay and Brazil

Renowned theatre company The Globe will present William Shakespeare’s 'Much ado about nothing' this week at Santiago

Thanks to an alliance between the British Embassy and Corpartes, renowned British theatre company The Globe will present William Shakespeare’s ‘Much ado about nothing’ at the Centro de las Artes 660 / CA660 in Santiago de Chile. The play will be on stage from 9 to 11 October, sponsored by the British government’s GREAT Campaign.

Wednesday, October 7th 2015 - 01:51 UTC

Prince Charles Sustainability charity in Chile for ocean international conference

Justin Mundy is Director of The Prince’s Charities’ International Sustainability Unit (ISU).

The Director of The Prince’s Charities’ International Sustainability Unit (ISU) which has been set up to reflect The Prince of Wales’ vision and aims in the area of sustainable development, Justin Mundy is in Chile to participate in Our Ocean international conference.

Wednesday, October 7th 2015 - 01:37 UTC

Noble Falklands Ltd oil activities are 'illegal' and 'clandestine' claims Argentina

Back in June, Tierra del Fuego Federal Judge Lilian Herráez ordered seizures for US$156 million of oil companies 'illegally' operating in 'Malvinas'

The Argentine government has declared “illegal” and “clandestine” the hydrocarbons' exploration activities carried out off the Falklands/Malvinas Islands by the Houston based Noble Falklands Limited company, according to a resolution by the country's Energy Office.

Tuesday, October 6th 2015 - 13:02 UTC

Debt-overwhelmed Petrobras cuts further capital spending plans for this year and 2016

Petrobras plans to cut 2015 investment by 11% to $25 billion from $28 billion and investment for 2016 will be cut 30% to $19 billion from $27 billion

Petrobras struggling with the biggest debt load among global oil firms, on Monday cut $11 billion from capital spending plans for this year and next as Brazil's currency and oil prices slump. Petrobras plans to cut 2015 investment by 11% to $25 billion from the previous $28 billion, according to a statement.


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