It’s not just gamblers, celebrity chefs and brides-to-be that find Nevada irresistible. About 400 miles north of the Las Vegas strip, the world’s two biggest gold producers are doing some prospecting too.
A Suriname man already facing U.S. charges for brandishing a rocket launcher in a cocaine trafficking conspiracy was accused of trying to aid Hezbollah, a designated terrorist group, according to federal prosecutors.
The European Union prohibited Blue Wing Airlines of Suriname from flying in the EU, expanded curbs on Iran Air and further eased restrictions on Indonesian operators in the latest changes to a list of unsafe carriers.
Bolivia threatened to close the U.S. embassy as presidents from across the region met to show solidarity with President Evo Morales after the global manhunt for fugitive Edward Snowden diverted his flight.
Tullow Oil Plc, the U.K. explorer focusing on Africa and Latin America, more than doubled write- offs in 2012 on unsuccessful wells in Guyana, Suriname and Ghana. The company will drill 40 wells this year.
Kosmos Energy Ltd., the oil wildcatter behind one of the biggest West African discoveries in a decade, is hiring BP Plc’s former head of exploration to lead the company as it ramps up its search for the next billion- barrel field.