PORT ST. LUCIE — The Mets won’t necessarily leave spring training with a second left-hander in their bullpen, but as pitching coach Dave Eiland surveys the rows of lockers inside his clubhouse, something different exists from a year ago: options. In Luis Avilan, Daniel Zamora and Hector Santiago, there is realistic hope at least one...
Un-bee-lievable! The world’s largest bee – feared to have been extinct – has been found on a remote Indonesian island for the first time in nearly four decades, researchers said Thursday. Roughly the size of an adult thumb with a wingspan of 2.5 inches, the Megachile pluto, also known as Wallace’s Giant Bee, has now...
Most Latin American currencies softened
on Thursday against a resurgent dollar, with Brazil's real
leading the losses as caution about the progress of the
government's pension reform proposal weighed, while
commodity-linked currencies such as the pesos of Chile and
The strengthening dollar combined with a wait-and-see
approach by some investors regarding the passage of the
Intense rains at the start of
this month in Chile, the world's top copper miner, likely hurt
productivity at state-owned miner Codelco's Chuquicamata and
Radomiro Tomic mines, the country's mining minister said
Three former Chilean nuns who claim to have been sexually abused over two decades ago by priests in their religious order have hailed comments by Pope Francis earlier this month in which he recognized the abuse of nuns in the Catholic Church.
Chile's LATAM Airlines Group
SA has asked Brazil's antitrust regulator Cade to boost
its voting stake in LATAM Airlines Brazil to 51 percent,
formalizing a controlling interest in Brazil's No. 2 airline
that for years it was unable to achieve because of local
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