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Brazil's Petrobras says it may divest billions more than forecast

05 Dec 2019

NEW YORK/RIO DE JANEIRO Brazil's Petrobras could add several billion dollars of assets to its already ambitious five-year divestment plan, executives said on Wednesday, underlining the state-run oil company's rush to reduce its hefty debt load.

CORRECTED-UPDATE 2-Brazil's Petrobras says it may divest billions more than forecast

05 Dec 2019

NEW YORK/RIO DE JANEIRO, Dec 4 Brazil's Petrobras could add several billion dollars of assets to its already ambitious five-year divestment plan, executives said on Wednesday, underlining the state-run oil company's rush to reduce its hefty debt load.

Swiss prosecutors search Vitol, Trafigura offices amid sweeping graft probe

21 Nov 2019

RIO DE JANEIRO Swiss investigators have executed search warrants at addresses linked to Vitol and Trafigura, their counterparts in Brazil said on Thursday, as a sprawling probe into the global commodity trading industry intensifies.

UPDATE 2-Swiss prosecutors search Vitol, Trafigura offices amid sweeping graft probe

21 Nov 2019

RIO DE JANEIRO, Nov 21 Swiss investigators have executed search warrants at addresses linked to Vitol and Trafigura, their counterparts in Brazil said on Thursday, as a sprawling probe into the global commodity trading industry intensifies.

Bolivia's indigenous divided over ousted champion Morales

21 Nov 2019

EL ALTO, Bolivia In the high-altitude Bolivian city of El Alto, perched on barren steppe above the capital, indigenous activists have led the fight for the return of unseated president Evo Morales.

Bolivia blames Cubans for stirring unrest, ousts Venezuelan officials

16 Nov 2019

LA PAZ Bolivia's interim government said on Friday it had asked Venezuelan officials to leave the country, and accused Cubans, including doctors, of instigating unrest after the resignation of former president Evo Morales. | Video

Morales lost Bolivia after shock mutiny by police

14 Nov 2019

LA PAZ Last Friday night, with Bolivia's most important city paralysed by demonstrations against leftist President Evo Morales, the police unit tasked with securing the presidential palace met to help decide the nation's future.

Morales' shadow looms large in Bolivia as clashes test new leader

14 Nov 2019

LA PAZ Bolivian security forces clashed on the streets of La Paz with supporters of unseated president Evo Morales on Wednesday, firing tear gas to clear crowds who hurled rocks and set fires in a test to Bolivia's new interim leader.

Bolivian Senate head assumes interim presidency; Morales' loyalists object

13 Nov 2019

LA PAZ/MEXICO CITY The head of Bolivia's Senate, Jeanine Anez, took office as interim president on Tuesday as former leader Evo Morales pledged to keep up his political fight from exile in Mexico after resigning in what he has alleged was a coup. | Video

Bolivia's Morales boards plane to Mexico as protests rage in La Paz

12 Nov 2019

(This Nov. 11 story has been refiled to add dropped word in first paragraph) | Video

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