Monday, February 23, 2015
The first nationwide oil refinery strike in more than 30 years was poised to expand this weekend in a labor dispute that may start having more of an impact on the price consumers pay for gasoline.
Sunday, February 22, 2015
U.S. West Coast dockworkers and port operators have reached a tentative deal on a new labor contract, officials said late Friday, averting a shutdown that would have hit about half the country's trade.
The biggest obstacle for Coca-Cola and Pepsi these days isn't tied to taste tests, the declining popularity of sugary drinks or even their century-long rivalry. It's the surging U.S. dollar.
A New Jersey-based company has struck the first publicly announced deal under reforms enacted this year that allow U.S. telecom firms to do business with Cuba.
Santander Bank has agreed to stop a policy that often kept poor and low-income people from opening new checking or savings accounts, the bank and New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman said Friday.
Canada's railways will have to pay for a disaster relief fund under proposed legislation introduced in response to an oil train explosion that killed 47 people in Quebec in 2013.
Saturday, February 21, 2015
Masked intelligence service agents arrested the mayor of Caracas on Thursday over what socialist President Nicolas Maduro alleges was a coup plot financed by the United States and directed “from Washington.”
The United States sought to unite nations around a common vision for combating violent jihadist groups in three days of talks that ended Thursday long on words but short on concrete steps.
Venezuelans lined up Thursday for their first chance in years to change bolivars into dollars without having to justify why they need foreign currency.
Friday, February 20, 2015
Tens of thousands of people demanding justice marched in symbolic silence Wednesday in soaking Buenos Aires to mark a month since the suspicious death of a prosecutor who was ready to accuse the Argentine president of a massive cover-up.