Sneaker thieves steal $13K worth of right-foot sneakers: report
Three people in Peru reportedly broke into a shoe store in Huancayo and stole over 200 name-brand sneakers – only taking the right-foot shoes. Police are investigating the crime.
Copper shortage gets real
A copper deficit might extend beyond 2023 as mining issues in the South American countries of Peru and South America threaten global supply.
Exxon set to order 5th Guyana oil vessel, sizing up more blocks
Guyana is hosting an auction for licenses to explore more of its offshore oil fields. Exxon currently dominates these oil fields, but other players smell blood.
Two Airbus satellites are lost after rocket fails
Two satellites designed to take photos of the earth developed by Airbus were lost on Tuesday night when their rocket ship failed and had to be manually destroyed.
Viking cruise passenger dead after rogue wave slams into ship sailing to Argentina
A Viking Polaris cruise ship was hit with a devastating wave off the coast of Argentina on its way to Antarctica, killing a passenger and injuring four.
US Treasury authorizes Chevron to expand oil pumping in Venezuela
The U.S. government has awarded Chevron Corp. an expanded license to import oil from Venezuela following talks between the socialist Maduro regime and opposition leaders.
US expected to give Chevron approval to expand Venezuela oil operations
The U.S. may be on the verge of giving Chevron Corp. permission to expand its oil operations in Venezuela, provided talks can resume with the opposition.
Video shows terrifying scenes from South American nightmare flight
Video shows terrifying scenes from a South American LATAM flight rocked by a severe storm. The plane made an emergency landing after sustaining damage.
Brazil’s economy minister warns world of stagflation and ‘very rough times ahead’
Brazil Economy Minister Paulo Guedes learned from Milton Friedman at the Chicago School and implemented his policies under President Jair Bolsonaro's administration.
Brazil suspends Apple from selling iPhones without charger
The Brazilian government has declared that Apple can no longer sell iPhones without chargers in the country, considering the phone without the charger is an incomplete item.
Brazil bank CEO, a close ally to Brazil's president, resigns amid sexual harassment allegations
Pedro Guimarães, the head of Brazilian state-run bank Caixa Economica Federal, resigned on Wednesday due to employees allegations of sexual harassment.
Biden's pursuit of Venezuelan oil while shunning US energy and Keystone XL slammed: 'climate craziness'
The Biden administration has flirted with lifting oil sanctions on once-shunned Venezuela to temper surging oil prices yet it appears unwilling to encourage investment in domestic energy production.
EXPLAINER: How US rules on international travel are changing
More than a year and a half after COVID-19 concerns prompted the U.S. to close its borders to international travelers from countries including Brazil, China, India, South Africa, the United Kingdom and much of Europe, restrictions are shifting to focus on vaccine status.
Coffee prices jump to 6-year high as Brazilian frost threatens crop
The worst frost to strike Brazil’s coffee-growing region in more than 25 years is set to cut a chunk out of next year’s crop.