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China's President Xi proposes rail network across South America

Jul 17, 2014

China's President Xi proposes rail network across South America

China's President Xi Jinping has offered to build a railway network across South America, considered the backyard of the US. #World #China #BRICs #TheySaidIt #Beijing #South America #Xi Jinping #Railway #Chinese president #rail network
Modi to meet Latin America heads of state as BRICS talks expand

Jul 16, 2014

Modi to meet Latin America heads of state as BRICS talks expand

The gathering follows a BRICS-only summit in the northeastern seaside city of Fortaleza #Politics #World #India #China #Narendra Modi #Brazil #NewsTracker #BRICs #Latin America #South America
Lunar eclipse images: All eyes on picturesque orange-hued moon

Apr 15, 2014

Lunar eclipse images: All eyes on picturesque orange-hued moon

Sky watchers in Western hemisphere were in for a treat as the lunar eclipse, almost 78 minutes long made for a beautiful sight of the moon and night sky #World #ImagesOfTheDay #Earth #Moon #North America #South America #Lunar eclipse #Western Hemisphere
Japan issues tsunami advisory after Chile earthquake

Apr 03, 2014

Japan issues tsunami advisory after Chile earthquake

Japan issued a tsunami alert early today following a powerful 8.2-magnitude earthquake thousands of kilometres away across the Pacific Ocean in Chile. #Japan #NewsTracker #Tsunami #earthquake #Natural Disaster #Disaster #South America #Chile coast #Quakes
Chile orders evacuation of Northern coastline, Peru on tsunami alert

Apr 03, 2014

Chile orders evacuation of Northern coastline, Peru on tsunami alert

Chile's emergency office ordered a preventive evacuation of the coastline in the country's north following an earthquake of magnitude 7.8 late on Wednesday. #NewsTracker #Tsunami #earthquake #Peru #Natural Disaster #Disaster #South America #Chile coast #Quakes

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Chile orders evacuation of Northern coastline, Peru on tsunami alert

Jul 23, 2014

Back to a bleak future: Deported Honduran families flown home by US face few options

Elsa Ramirez already had lost two brothers to violence in this remote Caribbean region when co-workers handling clandestine cocaine flights from South America murdered her husband four months ago... #Caribbean #South America
Chile orders evacuation of Northern coastline, Peru on tsunami alert

Jul 21, 2014

How a SCI-Arc design spoof predicted New York's 'poor doors'

My mom likes to say that she left South America for the Land of Opportunity, only to have South America follow her here. It's our bit of gallows humor for talking about rising economic inequity here in the United States — an inequity that appears to ... #Caribbean #South America
Chile orders evacuation of Northern coastline, Peru on tsunami alert

Jul 22, 2014

More mobile gadgets than people? Seven countries now qualify

Wireless broadband subscriptions now outnumber people in seven countries as consumers continue to snap up smartphones and tablets, according to a new report. Finland, Australia, Japan, Sweden, Denmark, South Korea and the U.S. had wireless broadband ... #Europe #North America #Finland #Australia #OECD #Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development