Argentina election: Centre-left Alberto Fernández wins presidency

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Centre-left opposition candidate Alberto Fernández has been elected president of Argentina in a vote dominated by economic concerns.

Mr Fernández secured more than the 45% of the vote needed to win, beating conservative incumbent Mauricio Macri.

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An Argentinian company is creating cold-resistant 'super bees' to fight a drastic population decline which threatens global farming

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By: Sophia Ankel Welt

In an effort to save crops amidst a drastic decline in bee populations, a startup in Argentina is producing a nutrient-packed formula that is fed to the pollinators once a week to turn them into "super bees". ...


How Brazil can develop its rural economy, increase agricultural production and protect forests

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By B. Pietracci

The recent fires in the Amazon rainforest have raised the question: is it possible to have a new model of development in the region that reconciles forest protection with economic growth?

The pressing threats ...


Get to Know the Female Entrepreneurs Who Are Reshaping the Business World

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By Entrepreneur Staff

As part of our inaugural list of 100 Powerful Women -- headed up by supermodel and entrepreneur Karlie Kloss -- the following 49 female founders, entrepreneurs, and leaders and forging a new path forward, standing up for the values they believe in, and building wildly successful businesses along the way.


Op-Ed: A New Beginning for Puerto Rico

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By Ricardo Álvarez-Díaz



Two years ago last month, Hurricane Maria ravaged Puerto Rico, ultimately taking more than 3,000 lives. It also exposed the structural vulnerabilities of existing buildings, and further exacerbated the already painful impact of a more than decade-long recession.

However...


Amazon Web Services planning to build data centre in Argentina

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By Jorgelina do Rosario & Spencer Soper

 

The cloud-computing ...


Portugal election: Europe's beacon of social democracy heads to the polls

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By Sam Jones

For the past four years, the imposing São Bento palace, seat of Portugal’s parliament, has been the scene of one of the more unlikely feats of European governance.

While populist parties have erupted at both ends of the political spectrum elsewhere...


A local’s guide to Lima, Peru

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By Lucien O. Chauvin

 

Photos by Omar Lucas

Lima stretches out along the P...


Interview: Ecuador seeks LNG-to-power project developers to support hydro-based energy economy

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By Abache Abreu

Houston — The government of Ecuador is aiming to issue an LNG tender by the end of October seeking offers from parties that are able to supply LNG, as well as a small-scale floating LNG te...


Argentina's markets, caged by controls, strain beneath the surface

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By Gabriel Burin

BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) - Argentina’s volatile markets look to have been tamed by capital controls imposed by President Mauricio Macri after a sharp sell-off in August. Beneath the surface, however, signs suggest trouble is b...