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China’s lending spree needs scrutiny
China’s lending spree needs scrutiny
Over the past 15 years, China has fuelled one of the most dramatic and geographically far-reaching surges in official peacetime lending in history....
Venezuela faces calls for probe after opposition activist dies in custody
Venezuela faces calls for probe after opposition activist dies in custody
On Tuesday, Venezuela faced international calls  for a "transparent investigation" into the death in custody of an opposition member who...
Brazil sends troops after clashes at Venezuela border
Brazil sends troops after clashes at Venezuela border
Brazil's President Michel Temer called an emergency meeting of key ministers Sunday after ordering troops to the border with Venezuela as regional...
Venezuela to try lawmakers for failed Maduro drone attack
Venezuela to try lawmakers for failed Maduro drone attack
Venezuela's all-powerful constituent assembly is launching proceedings on Wednesday to try opposition lawmakers over a failed "attack" on President...
Venezuela vows to eradicate plots after Maduro 'assassination' bid
Venezuela vows to eradicate plots after Maduro 'assassination' bid
Venezuelan president Nicolas Maduro on Monday renewed his accusation against his Colombian counterpart, blaming him for what capital Caracas...
Glencore to cooperate with US justice dept probe
Glencore to cooperate with US justice dept probe
Glencore has said it will cooperate and provide the documents requested for an investigation by the US justice department (DOJ).
Mining giant Glencore facing US corruption probe
Mining giant Glencore facing US corruption probe
Mining giant Glencore said Tuesday that it was being probed by the United States in a corruption investigation linked to its business in Nigeria,...
Economic crisis cuts swathe through Venezuela society
Economic crisis cuts swathe through Venezuela society
On an avenue in Maracaibo, the once-thriving heart of Venezuela's oil industry, the buses no longer run. Instead, people squeeze onto a dinky...
United States refuses South Africa import exemption over ‘national security’ fears
United States refuses South Africa import exemption over ‘national security’ fears
The United States has imposed steel and aluminium tariff hikes on South Africa because it believes imports of these products could “impair” its...
Socialism will not end poverty Mr Vavi
Socialism will not end poverty Mr Vavi
In the Mail & Guardian of September 27 2017, union leader Zwelinzima Vavi pleads for economic reform in the shape of a socialist...
The Pope leaves Colombia with prayers for peace
The Pope leaves Colombia with prayers for peace
Pope Francis left Colombia on Sunday with calls for reconciliation after its half-century civil war and a peaceful end to the deadly crisis in...
Venezuela opposition urges boycott of vote to overhaul constitution
Venezuela opposition urges boycott of vote to overhaul constitution
Venezuela's angry opposition is pushing for a boycott of an upcoming vote that it dismisses as a ploy by President...

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