Tuesday, 15 October 2019
Tuesday, 15 October 2019
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Round of tenders for oil exploitation off the Amazon coast in Brazil
In the city of Rio de Janeiro, the 16th bidding round was held in concession for the exploration and production of oil and natural gas.
Siemens will rebuild two power plants in Iraq
The German company won another major contract in Iraq and continues with its plans to expand the energy network in that country
Unsafe sex: Argentina crisis deflates condom sales as costs rise
In South America's capital of romance, Argentine lovers are cutting back on one important cost: contraception.
Gender discrimination holding women back in veterinary practice
Women face discrimination and occupy fewer places in the higher reaches of the veterinary profession, even as they begin to outnumber men in the field
Crisis-hit Boeing readies huge effort to return 737 MAX to the skies
Engineers around the world are rolling out plans for one of the biggest logistical operations in civil aviation history
Car producers: It's time to reduce carbon dioxide emissions!
Between 2021 and 2030, carbon dioxide emissions should be reduced by 37.5%
This new cryptocurrency will be similar to Facebook's Libra
The development of the coin would help protect the country's foreign exchange sovereignty as commercial applications of such currencies expanded
Location matters for home-based female entrepreneurs
Study shows ground floor-based businesswomen doubled their income, narrowed the gender earnings gap by more than half
Coworking designed especially for women proves to be a trend
Initiatives that arise from the needs of different types of women in the labor market have given rise to new coworking concepts
Friendships factor into start-up success (and failure)
Research finds friendship is a key factor to escalating commitment when entrepreneurial teams face financial pressure
An island without fish? Cuba aims to tackle problem with law overhaul
In the sleepy Cuban fishing village of Cojimar that inspired Ernest Hemingway's "The Old Man and the Sea," locals say they are struggling to catch fish
Dolce & Gabbana sees sales slowdown in China after ad backlash
Chinese customers account for more than a third of spending on luxury products worldwide
How NASA is becoming more business friendly
These are the steps being taken NASA to make it easier for small businesses and entrepreneurs to understand its needs and do business with it
In product design, imagining end user's feelings leads to more original outcomes
Developing original and innovative products is critical to a company's long-term success and competitive advantage
Over-sensationalized scandal can actually be a job saver for strong performing leader
According to the researchers, "our central finding is that organizations are less likely to dismiss stronger-performing leaders when there is a high severity gap"
2015 Volkswagen emissions scandal damaged other German automakers' reputations and profits
Experts found out the fallout from Volkswagen's wrongdoing cost other German carmakers billions of dollars in sales
Automotive production in Brazil lives its best July since 2013 to increase 8.4%
The Brazilian car industry, one of the engines of the country's economy, is in the process of recovery after the deep recession
Trump freezes all Venezuelan government assets in bid to pressure Maduro
The executive order signed by Trump goes well beyond the sanctions imposed in recent months against Venezuela
Want to add trillions to the global economy? Back female founders
Increasing support for female entrepreneurs could boost the global economy by trillions of dollars
Governments are looking for settlements in opioid crisis suits
"If we don't use dollars recovered from these opioid lawsuits to end the opioid epidemic, shame on us," Kentucky Attorney General Andy Beshear said
A new bill in Mexico calls for tax on purchases from digital platforms
A senior Mexican lawmaker plans to present a bill in Congress to tax purchases on Amazon, Uber and Airbnb and other digital platforms
As the USA's opioid crisis grew, the pills got stronger
Heroin and even stronger illicit drugs such as fentanyl drove the increase for most of this decade
A new NBA era where business rules
Gone is the era of 'super teams' that was headed by the Warriors. Nowadays you need a good dealer to win
Toymaker Hasbro profit draws power from 'Avengers', 'Magic' card game
Hasbro Inc on Tuesday beat Wall Street estimates for quarterly profit, powered by higher demand for action toys of blockbuster "Avengers: Endgame" and...
Consumer confidence in Colombia deteriorates in June due to unemployment
This confidence is shown as a reflection that the economy is recovering slower than expected
This is the biggest player in the marijuana industry and its businesses in Latin America
A Canadian company jumped to the leadership of the industry in just 6 years, now seeks to expand its influence to several countries in the region
Ransomware: how much does a cyber attack cost to companies?
The company Norsk Hydro has lost 45 million pounds because of a ransomware attack, but it is still considered a success case in the face of hackers' threats
Social businesses take tourists off beaten path to 'spread the wealth'
Ethical tourism is increasingly popular among socially conscious travelers who want to minimize their environmental footprint and boost local economies
Some problems in the way towards the Copa América 2020
AFA recent accusations to Conmebol could change the conditions of how the tournament, for now with two venues, is organized
Argentina tries to keep its largest oil company in the courts of New York
In the first hearing of the trial, the Argentinian delegation made it clear that litigation should not continue outside its national territory
How does the NBA financial system work?
The luxury tax and other exceptions to the financial rules of the NBA have allowed millionaire transfers like those that have occurred in recent days
As Beetle ends, iconic original thrives in Mexico City hills
The Beetle is dead. Long live the Beetle
Chevron: Ecuadorian plaintiffs withdraw in Canada a lawsuit against the company
Residents of the Ecuadorian region of Lago Agrio have been trying to force Chevron to pay for water and soil contamination between 1964 and 1992 caused by Texaco, which Chevron acquired in 2001
From Nazis to hippies to Puebla: End of the road for Volkswagen Beetle
It's the end for a vehicle that has symbolized many things over a history spanning eight decades since 1938
Citgo's legal issues continue to affect Venezuelan government
Citgo is considered the most valuable foreign asset of Venezuela and it is now in a legal dispute between Maduro and Guaidó in USA's courts
Eike Batista: when money and corruption come together
The Brazilian billionaire is now in jail and must now pay a $134 million fine for the crimes of active corruption and money laundering
Major companies found using courts to avoid Brazil's slave labor 'dirty list'
A dozen firms that were found by the government to have engaged in slave labor have gone to court to halt a two-year inclusion on the list
Rafael Nadal and the law of supply and demand
"What is your opinion on women earning less than men in tennis and what do you think is this based on?", they asked Nadal at a press conference
Anko van der Werff: responsible for leading the recovery of Avianca
What does the first president of the post-Eframovich era have to offer for the second largest airline in Latin America?
Libra: this is how Facebook plans to introduce a cryptocurrency
Although the project still has to overcome considerable obstacles to get it working, it could allow payments through Facebook and WhatsApp
Women's Football World Cup Awards: this is the huge salary gap in football
Although the prize for the winning team of the Women's World Cup will increase by more than 200%, this figure is still far from the prize given in the Men's World Cup
Who is the first rapper to have a million-dollar fortune?
Forbes magazine has listed Jay-Z as one of the first to reach these figures, expanding his business portfolio far beyond music
How much has Qatar invested to take its football to where it is?
The participation of the Qatar national team in the 2019 Copa America is another achievement for this country's soccer, how much have they invested in the process?
What can Boeing do to continue competing with Airbus?
To leave behind the bad year that this will be for Boeing after the incidents with the 737 MAX, a change of strategy is necessary
The gaming consoles war: who won in this generation?
Microsoft and Sony have already given details about their new gaming consoles, a sign that the end is near for the PlayStation 4 and the Xbox One
Airbus bets on Latin America
Air taxis are already a reality in Sao Paulo and Mexico City
Which are the best airports in Latin America?
Among the many surveys available, Brazil and Peru have shown that they have the best airports in the region
The richest women according to Forbes: a controversial list
Forbes magazine launched last week its list America's Richest Self Made Women for 2019, with interesting results and abundant criticism
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