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Colombia puts some banana crops in quarantine on fungus concern

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BOGOTA (Reuters) – Colombia has put a patch of banana crops in the north of the country under quarantine on suspicion they are infested with a fungus that is seen as potentially devastating to the country’s banana exports, the agriculture minister said on Sunday. FILE PHOTO: A man works on a banana farm in Carepa, Read More

Ormat Technologies, Inc. to Host Conference Call Announcing Second Quarter 2019 Financial Results

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CALL WILL BE WEBCAST SIMULTANEOUSLY RENO, Nev., July 09, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Ormat Technologies Inc. (NYSE: ORA) announced today that it plans to announce its second quarter 2019 financial results in a press release that will be issued on Wednesday, August 7, 2019, after the market closes. The Company has scheduled a conference call Read More

Migrants, protests & aid cuts: Legacy of US-backed 2009 coup in Honduras 

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As caravans of migrants stream toward the US border and protesters in Honduras demand the president’s resignation, a coup in Tegucigalpa exactly 10 years ago is now making for strange political allies in Washington. Congresswoman Ilhan Omar (D-Minnesota) thus found herself on the same wavelength as US President Donald Trump when she advocated cutting off Read More

Family of drowned migrant father and girl ‘completely destroyed’

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By Cordelia Lynch, US correspondent in El Salvador This week, a haunting portrait of desperation shook the world. The lifeless bodies of Oscar Ramirez and his 23-month-old daughter Valeria clinging onto each other became another stark symbol of an immigration crisis. :: Warning distressing images below Despite a crackdown at the US-Mexico border, migrants from Read More

Outrage as dad and daughter’s bodies lie face down in river – Warning: Distressing images

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The deaths of a father and his toddler daughter whose bodies were pictured face down in a river after they tried to get to the US have sparked outrage. :: Warning distressing images below The tragedy comes amid a recent spate of other deaths on the US-Mexico border, which highlight the dangers facing Central American Read More

US border chief quits as father and daughter drown – Warning: Distressing images

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The deaths of a father and his infant daughter whose bodies were pictured face down in a river after they tried to get to the US have sparked outrage. :: Warning distressing images below The tragedy comes amid a recent spate of other deaths on the US-Mexico border, as Central American migrants succumb to the Read More

Ormat Technologies to Participate in the J.P. Morgan 2019 Energy Conference

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RENO, Nev., June 17, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Ormat Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:ORA) today announced that Doron Blachar, Chief Financial Officer, will present J.P. Morgan 2019 Energy Conference in New York. Mr. Blachar will provide an overview of the business and financial highlights on Wednesday, June 19th at 1:15 p.m. EDT. The event will be available Read More

Trump supports special visas for Venezuelan refugees fleeing a carnage that he helped create

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Despite his tough anti-immigration stance, President Donald Trump is exploring the idea of granting Temporary Protected Status to Venezuelans fleeing the country still under US sanctions after its Washington-backed failed coup. TPS is a federal government designation for people residing in the US who have fled from severe natural disasters or armed conflict. It currently Read More

Mexico begins roll-out of troops along its southern border following Trump’s tariff threat

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Mexico has started deploying its National Guard to its southern border, as part of a bargain with Washington to do more to curb the flow of Central American migrants, or to endure threatened tariff hikes on its imports to the US. Speaking during a press briefing on Wednesday, Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard said the roll-out Read More