Latin America

  • 'Rajasthan textiles garnering interest from Latin America and Africa' 04-10-2013 08:33 PM

    Jaipur:Rajasthan's textiles have garnered interest from new markets like Latin American and Africa through the state's annual textile fair, a state government official said on Friday. "The effort is in keeping with the policy of the union government to explore new markets under the focus market scheme," said Naveen Mahajan,...
  • Despite rapturous reception, Pope Francis faces challenges in Latin America 27-07-2013 06:30 AM

    Brazilians have given Pope Francis a superstar's welcome on his first return to his home continent but the big question is whether the trip can help stop the hemorrhaging of the Catholic Church in Latin America. The first Latin American pope is clearly relishing the enthusiasm at a time when...
  • Snowden's options narrow as asylum requests spurned 03-07-2013 06:50 AM

    Moscow: Countries in Latin America, Asia and Europe spurned asylum requests by Edward Snowden on Tuesday, despite a call by Venezuela for the world to protect the former US spy agency contractor wanted by Washington for espionage. Snowden, who revealed secret US electronic surveillance programmes, has applied for political asylum...
  • Modi to interact with ambassadors of Latin America, Caribbean 04-06-2013 11:42 PM

    New Delhi: Months after ambassadors of the European Union met him, Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi will have interaction with 20 ambassadors of Latin America and Caribbean in New Delhi on Wednesday. The Chief Minister will meet ambassadors of these countries in the afternoon, sources said. In January, Modi had...
  • Former Argentine dictator Videla dies in prison at 87 18-05-2013 11:57 AM

    Buenos Aires: Jorge Rafael Videla, an austere former army commander who led Argentina during the bloodiest period of a "dirty war" dictatorship and was unrepentant about kidnappings and murders ordered by the state, died on Friday at age 87. Videla was the first president to head the military junta that...
  • US, Latin America must strengthen economies: Obama 04-05-2013 07:30 AM

    San Jose: President Barack Obama came to Latin America eager to move the region's relationship with the US beyond fighting drugs and organized crime, yet the pervasive problems still trailed him throughout his three-day trip to Mexico and Costa Rica. In the Costa Rican capital on Friday, Obama defended his...
  • 10 best status messages Pablo Neruda never wrote 12-07-2011 02:37 PM

    New Delhi: On the 107th birth anniversary of Nobel literature laureate Pablo Neruda, a leftist poet who died after the 1973 coup that ousted a socialist government, we pay tribute to some of his best works. Neruda, among Latin America's most renowned literary figures and an active Communist Party member,...
  • Tata Motors exports 498 unit of Nano in April 09-05-2011 02:51 PM

    New Delhi: Tata Motors has started sending its small car Nano to overseas markets, with shipment of 498 units in April this year and a formal announcement of starting exports of the 'people's car' is expected soon. According to figures released by Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers (SIAM) on Monday,...
  • The B'wood connection between India-Latin America 01-02-2011 03:56 PM

    New Delhi: When Latin American girls start wearing bindis, enquire about Indian superstars and Bollywood badshah Shah Rukh Khan shoots a whole TV series in splendid Argentine locales, there is little doubt that entertainment ties between the two regions are flourishing. Shah Rukh's TV game show "Zor Ka Jhakta", which...
  • Latin America most dangerous for journalists 28-12-2010 12:00 PM

    Geneva: Latin America was the most dangerous region for the press in 2010, with 35 of the 105 worldwide murders of journalists occurring there, the Swiss-based Press Emblem Campaign (PEC) said Monday. Mexico was the most dangerous country in the region, with 14 murders, a number similar to that of...
  • Tata to introduce Nano in Latin America 23-07-2009 07:07 PM

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  • Pratibha's Latin American tour has few takers 18-04-2008 03:43 PM

    Dubai: England batsmen ruined the terrific job by seamers Stuart Broad and James Anderson to end up at 104-6 against Pakistan on a bowler-dominated opening day of the third Test on Friday. Broad bulldozed the top order with 4-36 and Anderson captured 3-35 to shoot out Pakistan for 99 but...
  • Govt offers cash incentives to save girl child 26-12-2007 09:31 AM

    Colombo: Sri Lankan spinners won the toss and without any hesitation decided to bat first in their Group A match against Australia at the R Premadasa Stadium in Colombo on Saturday. And the home side decided to go in with three spinners for Saturday's game. Ajantha Mendis and Muttiah Muralitharan...
  • Bush seeks better ties in Latin America 14-03-2007 10:19 PM

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  • Priests to purify site of Bush visit 10-03-2007 01:27 PM

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  • Chavez leads rally against Bush visit 10-03-2007 08:57 AM

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  • Bush faces Latin America protests 09-03-2007 10:03 AM

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  • Pope is knot happy with singles 18-02-2007 09:25 AM

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  • Indian Inc gets it going with Salsa 12-12-2006 07:49 PM

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