France’s Engie is weighing a takeover of Emcor: Bloomberg

FILE PHOTO: The logo of French gas and power group Engie is seen on the company tower at La Defense business and financial district in Courbevoie, near Paris, France.... Read more »

Brazil’s Itaú sees card processor unit profitable after no-charge move

FILE PHOTO: A man walks past an Itau Unibanco logo in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil September 6, 2017. REUTERS/Pilar Olivares/File Photo SAO PAULO (Reuters) – Brazil’s biggest private sector... Read more »

Exclusive: Tereos still searching for wider funding – sources

(Corrects headline and paragraph 1 to make clear that syndication process is ongoing, to make clear in paragraph 5 that no offers finalized by April 15, to clarify sourcing... Read more »

Peru ex-president leaves cadaver as sign of ‘contempt’ for his enemies: suicide note

LIMA (Reuters) – Peruvian ex-president Alan Garcia wrote in an alleged suicide note read by family members at a wake on Friday that he had killed himself in order... Read more »

Brazil’s Azul adds 200 flights out of São Paulo hub

SAO PAULO, April 18 (Reuters) – Brazilian carrier Azul SA on Thursday said it would add 200 flights out of its São Paulo state hub to various destinations after... Read more »

Olympics: Tokyo ticket lottery to launch for domestic sales on May 9

TOKYO (Reuters) – Residents of Japan will be able to apply for tickets for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games from May 9, the organizing committee said on Thursday. FILE... Read more »

Exclusive: Advent readies new $2.2 billion Latam private equity fund – sources

SAO PAULO (Reuters) – U.S. private equity firm Advent International Corp is preparing to launch a $2.2 billion fund to invest in Latin American companies, two people with knowledge... Read more »

Petrobras analyzing best model to sell new gas pipelines -CFO

SAO PAULO, April 17 (Reuters) – Brazil’s state-controlled oil company, Petroleo Brasileiro SA, is analyzing the best model to include a new group of natural gas pipelines in its... Read more »

Brazil Supreme Court draws fire for silencing critics

BRASILIA (Reuters) – Brazil’s Supreme Court drew fire on Tuesday for silencing its critics with a confidential criminal case targeting the press, pundits on social media and even a... Read more »

Venezuelan scavengers vie with vultures for Brazilian trash

PACARAIMA, Brazil (Reuters) – Surrounded by vultures perched on trees awaiting their turn, Venezuelan migrants scrape out a living scavenging for metal, plastic, cardboard and food in a Brazilian... Read more »