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Highly contagious disease can decimate tilapia populations

A highly contagious disease is spreading among farmed and wild tilapia and can decimate infected populations. Tilapia Lake Virus (TiLV) has now been confirmed in five countries on three continents...

29 May 2017


Colombian rebels trade jungle for YouTube

HAVANA - Until recently, Milena Reyes spent her days slogging around the jungle, dressed in combat fatigues and carrying an assault rifle...

29 Dec 2015


Female millennials are the most confident and ambitious of any female generation

New PwC survey dispels myths about women and work...

5 Mar 2015


SABMiller faces competition in Latin America

SABMiller faces some changes in its most profitable region, Latin America, as its dominance is put to the test and as the region's economy slows...

23 Dec 2014


Why we decided to do away with meetings and remove bosses from our start-up

PEREIRA, COLOMBIA: Our start-up is now six years old, and during that time we have learned a lot, mainly from mistakes - and from the only two initiatives that were correct from the beginning and are still present today.

By Christian Ángel 26 May 2014


Santos denounces hacking of peace talks communications

BOGOTA, COLOMBIA: Colombia's President Juan Manuel Santos lashed out at cyber-espionage allegedly carried out by a computer expert who worked for his main rival in presidential elections.

9 May 2014


Second worst year for journalists in jail: Watchdog

NEW YORK CITY, US: The number of journalists killed and imprisoned fell in 2013 but it was still the second worst year on record for reporters in prison, a US-based watchdog said yesterday.

19 Dec 2013


Carrefour reports return to profit, shares rise

PARIS, FRANCE: Retailer Carrefour, a global leader in the supermarket business, reported a recovery into profit in the first half on Thursday, 29 August, and the company's shares rose 3.71% to €23.63.

30 Aug 2013


Paywalls highlighted at Digital Media Latinoamérica

BOGOTÁ, COLOMBIA: Paywalls are a hot topic for news publishers everywhere in the world, and Latin America is no exception...

21 Aug 2013


Kerry defends internet spy programs

BOGOTA, COLOMBIA: US Secretary of State John Kerry visited Brazil on Tuesday following a stop in Colombia that saw him defending American internet surveillance programs.

14 Aug 2013


New Digital Media Latinoamérica: First speakers announced

BOGOTÁ, COLOMBIA / PARIS, FRANCE / DARMSTADT, GERMANY: The World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA) is bringing its renowned Digital Media conferences to Latin America, with the first ever Digital Media Latinoamérica conference to be held in Bogotá, Colombia, on 30 and 31 October 2013.

17 Jul 2013


Transnet on the hunt for foreign contracts

Transnet Engineering (TE), a unit of the state-owned freight and logistics company, is exploring new narrow-gauge markets in Latin America, South-east Asia and Australia in a bid to meet its growth targets, according to strategy and marketing general manager Thoba Majoka.

By Nicky Smith 6 May 2013


D&AD Awards: The nominations

LONDON, UK: Here are the nominations for the D&AD Awards. See this year's In Book winners and Nominations below. Yellow Pencil winners will be revealed on Wednesday 12 June at the Awards Ceremony.

22 Apr 2013


MediaCom launches operations in Colombia

BOGOTA, COLOMBIA: MediaCom, one of the world's leading media agencies has consolidated its operation in Colombia through the acquisition of Massive, a well-known local agency, strengthening its regional presence and reinforcing its service offer in this market.

29 Jan 2013


Midas Awards 2012 Winners: King James Cape Town wins Grand Midas for Santam Insurance

NEW YORK, US: The Midas Awards, for the World's Best Financial Advertising, announced the award winners for the 2012 competition. This year's Midas Grand Jury awarded one Grand Midas, 26 Gold Ingots, 46 Silver Ingots, and 63 Finalists. The 2012 Midas Awards competition received entries from 28 countries and is reputed to be the only international competition that recognises excellence in financial services communications on a global scale.

21 Dec 2012


El Propio Chip: How to become the preferred mobile provider

BOGOTA, COLOMBIA: Comcel created a new product and character to become the preferred mobile provider on the coast of Colombia.

10 Oct 2012


IMD announces its 2012 World Competitiveness Rankings

LAUSANNE, SWITZERLAND: IMD, a top-ranked global business school based in Switzerland, has announced the findings of its annual World Competitiveness Yearbook (WCY). The WCY rankings measure how well countries manage their economic and human resources to increase their prosperity.

1 Jun 2012


International AME Awards announces 2012 shortlist

NEW YORK, US: The International AME Awards, now in its 18th year of honouring the world's best work in advertising and marketing effectiveness, has announced the shortlist for the 2012 competition.

22 Feb 2012


Global consumer confidence increases 1 point in Q4 2011

NEW YORK, US: Global consumer confidence increased one index point last quarter to 89, while Europe led confidence declines in 24 of the region's 27 measured markets, according to fourth quarter 2011 global consumer confidence findings from Nielsen, a leading global provider of information and insights into what consumers watch and buy.

8 Feb 2012


Brazil, Colombia: Nearly 40% of non-computer web traffic on tablets

BRASILIA, BRAZIL / BOGOTA, COLOMBIA: comScore, Inc recently released its latest report on connected device usage in Latin America from comScore Device Essentials.

10 Jan 2012

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