Guatemala News

  • Louis Dreyfus Takes White Sugar Delivered for May Futures

    Louis Dreyfus Commodities Suisse SA took all the white, or refined, sugar delivered against the expired May futures contract on NYSE Liffe in London, according to an interim tender report on the exchange’s website.

  • Tanzania President Says Capital Controls to Be Eased by 2015

    Tanzania will ease controls on foreign ownership of its stocks and bonds by next year as the country seeks to attract investment to finance infrastructure projects that will cost billions of dollars, President Jakaya Kikwete said.

  • Clues About the Lost Malaysia Flight Found on Rooftop Antennas

    In the chaos immediately following the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, a crucial source of data came from four rooftop antennas installed by aviation enthusiasts living near the flight path. The volunteers, who host the gizmos for a Houston-based company called FlightAware, captured clues aiding the search for the plane that went missing more than a month ago.

  • Putin’s Debt Is Junk to Traders on Crimea: Russia Credit

    While Standard & Poor’s and Fitch Ratings consider whether Russian President Vladimir Putin’s military incursion into Ukraine warrants a sovereign downgrade, investors have already cut the nation’s bonds to junk.

  • Hanwha SolarOne Supplying 6.2 Megawatts of Modules in Guatemala

    Hanwha SolarOne Co., the China- based photovoltaic manufacturing unit of South Korea’s Hanwha Group, supplied 6.2 megawatts of panels for a solar farm in Guatemala.

  • License Plate Technology at Risk Post-Snowden

    A New York teenager upset after a fight with her mom called a family friend she thought would drive her to an uncle’s Boston home. Instead, he took her to a Maryland hotel for sex.

  • Ex-Guatemalan President Pleads Guilty in Bribe Case

    Former Guatemalan president Alfonso Portillo pleaded guilty in New York federal court to a conspiracy charge, admitting he accepted a $2.5 million bribe to continue to recognize Taiwan diplomatically, the U.S. said.

  • Tata Group Plans $8 Billion Infrastructure Push: Corporate India

    Cyrus Mistry, chairman of India’s Tata group, is planning to spend at least $8 billion building roads, airports and housing, betting a stable administration after India’s coming elections will lead to a new wave of infrastructure development.

  • World Cup Risks Bribes by Naming Referees, Ex-Security Head Says

    Soccer’s governing body increased the risk of World Cup referees being approached with bribes by naming the officials five months before this year’s event in Brazil, FIFA’s former head of security said.

  • Don't Blame the Chinese for This Digital Threat

    We know how risky it is to be a smartphone user in China. And we know how creative Chinese spammers are in evading authorities. So guess which country is the biggest source of text-message spam directed at mobile phones in the U.S.?

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