Economia


Cholera continues to hit war-torn South Sudan Cholera continues to hit war-torn South Sudan
- May 16, 2017

The UN refugee agency, UNHCR, and the World Food Program (WFP) had earlier asked for $1.2 billion to support more than 1.8 million people fleeing fighting. "Our funding situation forced us to cut food rations for many refugees in Uganda", Beasley said, a situation he called "unacceptable". The UN says South Sudan situation is Africa's largest displacement crisis today. (los mas...)
Rusia 'no tiene nada que ver' con ciberataques, dice Putin Rusia 'no tiene nada que ver' con ciberataques, dice Putin
- May 16, 2017

Asimismo, el presidente ruso recordó que el año pasado Rusia propuso a Estados Unidos cooperar en el ámbito de la ciberseguridad y suscribir el correspondiente acuerdo intergubernamental. El ataque afectó a cientos de miles de ordenadores, desde China a Europa, pero parece contenido. Varias empresas, hospitales e incluso entidades gubernamentales debieron paralizar parcial o totalmente sus operaciones tras haber sido infectadas. (los mas...)
La oposición está financiada por Estados Unidos — Istúriz La oposición está financiada por Estados Unidos — Istúriz
- May 16, 2017

Alegó que parte del financiamiento se evidencia en el equipamiento a los grupos de choque con máscaras antigas, chalecos antibala y otros objetos para enfrentar a los funcionarios de seguridad. (los mas...)
Petróleo venezolano cierra la semana en 40,72 dólares
- May 16, 2017

Según la cartera petrolera, el comportamiento de los precios "respondió principalmente a expectativas de una mayor producción de crudo en Estados Unidos , preocupación por el desenvolvimiento de la demanda petrolera global y el fortalecimiento dólar ". (los mas...)
UK working to restore hospital systems after cyberattack
- May 15, 2017

Information belonging to more than 14,000 Jamaican students from 16 local high schools being stored on an online database hosted in the United States is being held hostage by hackers who are demanding US$5,000 to release the data. NHS Digital said engineers are working "around the clock" to fix the problem. Experts say the virus, called Wanna Decryptor, exploits a vulnerability in Microsoft Windows software, which was identified by the US National Security Agency (NSA). (los mas...)
Australia's Fairfax Media receives revised $2 billion offer from TPG-led group Australia's Fairfax Media receives revised $2 billion offer from TPG-led group
- May 15, 2017

According to the Australian Financial Review , the revised bid is $1.20 per share but Fairfax shareholders are looking for up to $1.40 a share. "Fairfax shareholders do not need to take any action in response to the revised indicative proposal and the Fairfax board will update shareholders when it has been fully assessed", the company said. (los mas...)
Paris Jackson defiende la desnudez Paris Jackson defiende la desnudez
- May 15, 2017

Junto a la imagen escribió un comentario que explicaba el porqué de esta aparición: "Estar desnudo es parte de lo que nos hace humanos". Paris aclaró en su mensaje que entiende que haya personas molestas o que no compartan la misma ideología, sin embargo llamó a esas personas a que la dejaran de seguir, pero que no pensaba disculparse por sus postura. (los mas...)
1 killed, several wounded by army mutiny in Ivory Coast 1 killed, several wounded by army mutiny in Ivory Coast
- May 15, 2017

The mutiny started on Friday when soldiers took to the streets and demanded the government keep its promises and make payments. "We're waiting for them". "We control the entrances to the city and we can close them whenever we want". "I just want the government to negotiate with the mutineers". At the start of January, former rebels integrated into army ranks staged a mutiny that paralyzed activity in several towns of the West African country while they pressed for bonuses. (los mas...)
Baahubali 2 next target is Rajinikanth's Enthiran in Tamil Nadu Baahubali 2 next target is Rajinikanth's Enthiran in Tamil Nadu
- May 14, 2017

Baahubali 2 has set a benchmark for other Indian movies and filmmakers are sure to feel some pressure. Baahubali 2 [Hindi] has pretty much demolished anything and everything that has come its way so far, something that is seen in the score of 385 crore* that it boasts of now. (los mas...)
Patricio Loustau dirigirá el superclásico Boca - River
- May 14, 2017

En la quinta jornada, Emelec visitará al Independiente Medellín el 16 de mayo y River Plate hará lo propio ante el Melgar el 18 del mismo mes. Loustau ya arbitró tres enfrentamientos entre ambos equipos, con dos victorias para Boca (2-0 en 2011 y en 2015) y un empate (0-0 en el 2016) El árbitro estará acompañado por Diego Bonfá y Gustavo Rossi . (los mas...)
Venezuela repudia suspensión de presentación de Gillman en festival de Bogotá Venezuela repudia suspensión de presentación de Gillman en festival de Bogotá
- May 14, 2017

El Ministerio de Relaciones Exteriores expresó su "absoluto repudio" a la decisión de la alcaldía de Bogotá de cancelar la presentación del cantante Paul Gillman, simpatizante del oficialismo, del festival Rock al Parque 2017 . La imagen de Rock al Parque 2017 está inspirada en los diferentes orígenes culturales presentes en el festival desde sus inicios, e incluye elementos simbólicos del rock como el anillo de calavera o las perforaciones corporales, haciendo alusión no sólo a las ... (los mas...)
Cambio en Min-Salud agudizará crisis médica — Olivares Cambio en Min-Salud agudizará crisis médica — Olivares
- May 14, 2017

Este despido se produce apenas tres días después de que su despacho hizo público un reporte que registraba un incremento en las cifras de mortalidad infantil, mortalidad materna y epidemias entre el 2015 y 2016 . El cese de Caporale , que apenas permaneció cuatro meses en el cargo , tuvo lugar el jueves, horas después de que el ministerio difundiera en su página web los reportes sanitarios que el Gobierno de Nicolás Maduro no publicaba desde hace años y que son de divulgación obligatoria . (los mas...)
North Korea calls US-South Korea plot a 'declaration of war'
- May 13, 2017

Moon did not receive the traditional two-month transition period, being sworn in the next day following the resignation of acting president Hwang Kyo-Ahn. Beijing sees the US Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) system, newly installed in the South meant to guard against threats from the North, as a threat to its own military capabilities and has slapped a series of measures against South Korean businesses seen as economic retaliation. (los mas...)
Hospitality Properties Trust (HPT) Short Interest Up 7.2% in April Hospitality Properties Trust (HPT) Short Interest Up 7.2% in April
- May 13, 2017

Vantage Invest Limited Liability Corp holds 0.01% of its portfolio in Hospitality Properties Trust (NASDAQ:HPT) for 1,100 shares. The company's shares have dropped 2 percent since the beginning of the year. A number of other large investors also recently made changes to their positions in the company. Strs Ohio now owns 241,041 shares of the real estate investment trust's stock valued at $7,163,000 after buying an additional 13,865 shares during the period. (los mas...)
EPA may allow massive mine near pristine Alaskan bay EPA may allow massive mine near pristine Alaskan bay
- May 13, 2017

While this did not grant immediate approval to the pebble project, it effectively reverses the EPA's 2014 determination that a large-scale mine in the area was unlawful because it posed serious risk to the region's valuable sockeye salmon fishery. (los mas...)
Ciberataque global afecta a 74 países, según empresa rusa Kaspersky
- May 13, 2017

El ciberataque perjudicó entre otras naciones a España, Reino Unido , Turquía, Ucrania y la propia Rusia. Se estima que los ataques ransomware constituyen el 70 por ciento de los ataques informáticos que sufren los hospitales , las farmacias y las compañías aseguradoras en todo el mundo . (los mas...)
Ecopetrol logra utilidades por $886 mil millones en el primer trimestre Ecopetrol logra utilidades por $886 mil millones en el primer trimestre
- May 13, 2017

Nos sentimos confiados con la estrategia corporativa y los resultados obtenidos. El incremento anual de 144 % de las ganancias de Ecopetrol en el primer trimestre se explica por un aumento de 27,5 % en las ventas totales, que sumaron 13,37 billones de pesos y el flujo de caja operativo (Ebitda) se incrementó en 40,5 %, y llegó a 5,81 billones de pesos. (los mas...)
Musk teases first look at Boring Company tunnel and 'electric sled' Musk teases first look at Boring Company tunnel and 'electric sled'
- May 13, 2017

There are also some updates on one less sexy, but still important aspect of this whole project-boosting tunnel drilling efficiency. Though it's not clear where Musk's first tunnel beneath SpaceX will ultimately lead to, one can presume that it would connect the space company with nearby LAX airport. (los mas...)
Australia has better health care system than US - Donald Trump
- May 12, 2017

Thursday before heading to a meeting with Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull and a black tie event aboard the USS Intrepid. The bill to repeal and replace significant parts of the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) passed the Republican-controlled House of Representatives, leaving millions of Americans facing the prospect of losing their health insurance. (los mas...)
Amazon 'may push JB Hi-Fi to close stores' Amazon 'may push JB Hi-Fi to close stores'
- May 12, 2017

It cut is Harvey Norman price target from $4.80 to $3.20. Data from the research firm also indicated that many visitors to Australia's biggest online retailers were also searching Amazon.com, including 55.6% of visitors to Kogan.com, 55.2% of visitors to JB Hi-Fi's online store and 54.1% visitors to Harvey Norman . (los mas...)