South America

South America

Thu, 20 Feb 2020 13:23:00 GMT
LATAM sued for the alleged rape of a child flying unaccompanied
A man in Florida is suing one of Latin America's largest airlines, saying his 6-year-old son was sexually assaulted by an airline employee while traveling as an unaccompanied minor from Brazil to the U.S.

Thu, 20 Feb 2020 13:20:00 GMT
Thousands of women with green scarves rally in Argentina in support of bill to legalize abortion
Thousands of women, many sporting the green scarves that have become the symbol of Argentina's abortion rights movement, rallied in Buenos Aires and other cities on Wednesday to campaign for a new bill to legalize abortion.

Thu, 20 Feb 2020 09:10:00 GMT
IMF: Argentine debt is not sustainable, a meaningful contribution from private creditors is required
An IMF team, led by Julie Kozack Deputy Director of the Western Hemisphere Department and Luis Cubeddu Mission chief for Argentina, visited Buenos Aires from February 12 to 19, 2020 to discuss the recent macroeconomic developme...

Thu, 20 Feb 2020 09:00:00 GMT
New Zealand die-off: half a million mussels "cooked" in the wild in unusually balmy waters
Up to half a million mussels were effectively cooked in the wild in unusually balmy waters on the New Zealand coast in a massive "die-off" that marine experts have linked to climate change.

Thu, 20 Feb 2020 08:55:00 GMT
Coronavirus “is our most pressing uncertainty...” for the global economy, admits IMF chief
In the best-case scenario, the economic hit from the epidemic in China will be short-lived, but it comes as the global economy remains fragile, IMF chief Kristalina Georgieva said on Wednesday.