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Venezuelan showdown over opposition lawmaker's ouster CARACAS: In a direct challenge to President Nicolas Maduro, a prominent Venezuelan opposition politician vowed to take her seat in the National Assembly Tuesday despite her ouster by the Supreme Court.The head of the legislative body had ordered Maria Corina Machado expelled and her parliamentary immunity stripped last week after she tried to speak before the Organization of American States about her country's crisis."My right and my duty is to attend National Assembly meetings and I intend to do that as I always have," the 46-year-old said, calling on supporters to rally Tuesday in eastern Caracas.Diosdado Cabello, the assembly's president and head of the ruling United Socialist Party, had contended that Machado had forfeited her seat when she was accredited to the Panamanian delegation to the OAS.She attended a closed-door meeting of the OAS Permanent Council on March 21 but Venezuela maneuvered to block an open session on the situation ...

JetBlue plane makes emergency landing in Jamaica KINGSTON: Jamaica airport authorities on Tuesday were investigating the emergency landing of a Florida-bound JetBlue airliner that was forced to return to the Caribbean island on Monday night after reports of a smoke odor onboard. The flight was headed to Fort Lauderdale from Norman Manley International Airport in Kingston but returned to Jamaica 15 minutes after take-off, JetBlue officials said on the airline's website. The US Federal Aviation Administration said the crew reported smoke in ...
One dead and 40 injured in Bolivia mining clashes LA PAZ: One person died and 40 were injured on Monday in Bolivia in clashes between miners and police, officials said.Miners are disputing a bill under debate in parliament that would deny them the right to work for foreign companies, as opposed to just state-owned ones.The toll of one miner dead was reported by Interior Minister Carlos Romero.Mining officials said two miners were killed, but this could not be immediately confirmed.Romero said many police were ...
Endesa Chile to buyout Gas Atacama power complex SANTIAGO: Leading Chilean electricity generator Endesa Chile said on Monday it had agreed to buy the 50 percent stake in Gas Atacama owned by private equity fund Southern Cross for $309 million in cash. Endesa Chile already owns the other half of Gas Atacama, a 781-megawatt gas-fired power complex in Chile's mineral-rich north. Copyright Reuters, 2014 ...
Argentina to receive $1bn loan from Goldman Sachs: paper BUENOS AIRES: Argentina is closing in on a deal to receive around $1 billion in loans from investment bank Goldman Sachs and is in talks with other international banks about similar deals, local newspaper Pagina/12 reported on Sunday. The paper, which has close ties with the government of President Cristina Fernandez, said the two-year loan would be announced in the next few days and carry an annual interest rate of 6.5 percent. It would be ...
Fitch to conclude review of Brazil's rating BRAZIL: Fitch Ratings will conclude its annual review of Brazil's credit rating by July, when it will decide whether to revise the country's rating outlook to negative, which would be the first step toward a possible downgrade. The review is part of a regular process that Fitch is required by law to complete every year, company analyst Shelly Shetty said. She stressed that there are no preconceived ideas about what the decision is going to ...
Colombian president vows to pursue FARC despite talks BOGOTA: Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos on Saturday said government troops killed a finance officer with the FARC and vowed to press ahead with offensives against the guerrilla group despite peace talks.John Hernandez, alias "Fabian," who was head of finance for Front 17 of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC), was killed by government soldiers in a hamlet in the south of the country, Santos said.The FARC, who have fought successive Colombian governments since ...


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