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Russian vodka, chocolate & wine in demand … in Argentina?

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Products made in Russia, such as wine, vodka and chocolate, could be in high demand on the shelves of Argentinean shops, said a member of the Chamber of Deputies of the National Congress of Argentina, Carlos Gaston Roma. “Russian wine has a different flavor … If you go to a wine boutique in Argentina, you Read More

Trump administration opens up Minnesota wilderness area to copper mining

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Interior Department on Wednesday renewed two mineral leases near the Boundary Waters Wilderness area in Minnesota, opening the popular wilderness and recreation area up to copper mining despite heavy opposition from local and national conservation groups. The department’s Bureau of Land Management granted the hardrock mineral leases inside the Superior Read More

Enel Launches New Innovation Hub at Boston’s Greentown Labs

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At the Boston Hub, Enel will work with Greentown Labs to scout for partnerships with the best startups in the US to support operations and growth across Group’s business areas. ROME, May 07, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Today, Enel S.p.A. (“Enel“) announced the opening of its newest Innovation Hub in Boston at Greentown Labs, the Read More

As IPO looms, Uber clings to hard-knuckled tactics in pursuit of growth

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SAN FRANCISCO/ CAPE TOWN (Reuters) – Uber co-founder and former CEO Travis Kalanick used to tell investors he liked to keep his company teetering between order and chaos. A traffic official checks an impounded Uber vehicle during a clampdown on drivers operating without permits in Cape Town, South Africa, May 4, 2019. REUTERS/Sumaya Hisham By Read More

Britain should strengthen climate goal to net zero emissions by 2050 – advisers

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LONDON (Reuters) – Britain should commit to a net zero greenhouse gas emissions target by 2050, government climate advisers said, a goal that could require phasing out new petrol and diesel (gasoil) cars by at least 2035 and a 20 percent cut in beef and lamb consumption. Climate change activists from the Extinction Rebellion protest Read More

Britain should deepen climate target to net zero emissions by 2050: advisers

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LONDON (Reuters) – Britain should commit to a 2050 net zero greenhouse gas emissions target, the government’s climate advisers said on Thursday, which could require phasing out new petrol and diesel (gasoil) cars by at least 2035 and Britons eating 20 percent less beef and lamb. Climate change activists from the Extinction Rebellion protest at Read More

Maduro announces ‘Day of Dialogue’ to rectify mistakes, addresses crowds on May Day

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Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has announced a “day of dialogue” to be held over the weekend, in an effort to fix some of the mistakes his government has made “since the Revolution.” Addressing a crowd in Caracas during the International Labor Day celebrations, the president accused the US-backed opposition leader Juan Guaido of trying to Read More

Coup fizzles? Guaido’s mentor takes refuge in Chilean embassy as 25 military seek asylum in Brazil’s

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Venezuelan opposition figure Leopoldo Lopez has sought refuge in Chile’s embassy in Caracas, while at least 25 pro-Juan Guaido troops asked Brazil for refuge. The news all but points to the failure of the US-backed coup attempt. Lopez had been under house arrest since 2017, but was seen at the side of Guaido – who Read More

Coup fizzles? Guaido’s mentor seeks refuge in Chile’s Venezuela embassy

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Opposition politician Leopoldo Lopez and his family have sought refuge at a diplomatic residence in Caracas, Chile’s foreign minister said. The development could point to the failure of a coup attempt by Lopez and Juan Guaido. Lopez had been under house arrest since 2017, but was seen at the side of Guaido – who had Read More

Pro-Guaido bloc celebrates, encourages Venezuela coup attempt

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One by one, leaders and officials from Latin American states are taking to social media to applaud opposition leader Juan Guaido’s attempted military coup in Venezuela, some even encouraging an army mutiny. The leaders heaped praise on the Tuesday coup plotters on Twitter, and denounced President Nicolas Maduro as a dictator. “Brazil sympathizes with the Read More