Latin America News Headlines
OAS rights group flags Brazil concerns before Bolsonaro takes office
RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) on Monday expressed concerns about the state and outlook for rights in Brazil, singling out for particular worry some of the signature campaign issues of far-right President-elect Jair Bolsonaro.
U.S. Treasury's Mnuchin spoke with China Vice Premier Liu: WSJ
(Reuters) - U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin has resumed discussions with China Vice Premier Liu He, with the two speaking by telephone on Friday, the Wall Street Journal reported on Monday, citing sources.
COLUMN-Commentary: Global leaders must adapt to Trump's post-midterm world
Nov 12 (Reuters) - For Donald Trumpâs first foreign trip since Americans voted in the midterm elections, the bleak weather in Paris appears to have matched the diplomatic mood. The U.S. president seemed subdued during his visit to mark the centenary of the truce that ended World War One, and insulted many Europeans when rain and traffic were cited as the reason for canceling one of his visits to an American war cemetery.
Brazil's Bolsonaro says unlikely to pass pension reform this year
RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - Brazil's far-right President-elect Jair Bolsonaro said on Monday that he thought it unlikely a pension reform would pass Congress this year.
Brazil's top appeals court orders release of JBS's Batista, Ricardo Saud
BRASÍLIA (Reuters) - Brazil's top appeals court on Monday ordered the release of one of meat processor JBS' controlling shareholders, Joesley Batista, and Ricardo Saud, a lawyer for J&F Investimentos, which controls JBS.
UPDATE 1-Soccer-Solari approved by Spanish federation as Real Madrid's permanent manager
MADRID, Nov 12 (Reuters) - Santiago Solari's appointment as Real Madrid's permanent manager has been approved by the Spanish soccer federation (RFEF), a spokesman told Reuters on Monday.
REFILE-Motor racing-Team energy will power Mercedes to more titles, says Hamilton
LONDON, Nov 12 (Reuters) - Lewis Hamilton has told his Mercedes Formula One team mates they are all 'legends' after completing a fifth successive constructor and driver title double in Brazil on Sunday and pledged to help make them the sport's most successful team ever.
From gunbattles to tourism: Colombia's ex-rebels turn rafting guides
MIRAVALLE, Colombia (Reuters) - The nine former rebel fighters, who traded their guns, battle fatigues and heavy rucksacks for paddles, helmets and life jackets, launch four rafts laden with visitors into the turbulent Pato River, deep in Colombia's dense Amazon jungle.
DIARY-Political and General News Events from Nov. 12
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Brazilian F1 GP faces an uncertain future
SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Interlagos served up a tense and lively thriller on Sunday but the long-term future of the Brazilian Formula One Grand Prix remains uncertain.
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