Argentine businessman Jorge Horacio Brito, one of the richest people in the country, has died, according to a statement from Banco Macro, the bank he founded. Brito, 68, died Friday afternoon following a helicopter crash in the northern province of Salta, the newspapers Clarin and La Nacion reported earlier.
London's iconic Tower Bridge suffered technical issues on Saturday when it was raised to let a ship through - and was unable to close. Traffic around the area became deadlocked after the bridge was closed to vehicles for several hours during the afternoon and evening.
Walmart last year launched its biggest expansion in Mexico since 2013, opening 134 new stores in its top foreign market and boosting its presence by nearly five percent, the retailer said on Wednesday.
The world's largest river cruise ship will launch spring of 2020 on China's Yangtze River, according to its maker Victoria Cruise Lines. The ship, named Victoria Sabrina, is operated by the New York-based Victoria Cruises and was created in conjunction with nine research and design firms, according to Victoria Cruises.
Every so often, industries become disrupted by an innovative idea or different approach to providing services in order to match customer demand. We have seen how Uber changed the landscape for the taxi industry, using a model that offers a quick and easy solution to booking a local taxi via an app and signing up self-employed drivers.
Executive Council has approved a plan that will help provide accommodation for workers who are needed to deliver the Government’s ambitious capital program and progress strategic capital projects over the next five years.
Airbnb Inc recorded US$9.4 billion in total booking value in the first quarter, up 31% from the year-ago quarter, a key number that could help pull in investors as the home-sharing company plans its foray into the public market.
Finland's UPM on Tuesday made the investment decision to construct a 2,1 million ton eucalyptus pulp mill near Paso de los Toros in central Uruguay.
Fifteen fire engines and around 100 firefighters were called to a blaze at a block of flats in Barking, east London on Sunday, the fire brigade said on its Twitter feed. Six floors of the building are alight, the fire brigade said.
Miami real estate agents have one reason to be happy: Brazilian buyers are back as a dominant buyer pool in South Florida, amid an increase in foreign investment. Political turmoil in Brazil and a strong dollar have kept buyers away from South Florida in recent years – until now.