Soccer’s Decades of Corruption Laid Bare in Blazer Guilty Plea

Soccer’s Decades of Corruption Laid Bare in Blazer Guilty Plea In a locked Brooklyn courtroom in 2013, a New York bon vivant named Charles “Chuck” Blazer pleaded guilty to accepting and arranging bribes and not paying taxes. He was one of global socc...




The Taco That Built 15,000 Jobs

It may take a village to raise a child. But all it takes to raise employment is a taco. That seems to be the situation at Taco Bell, anyway, which added 15,000 employees last year, company chief executive Greg Creed told the Daily Beast, largely on one new product...




The Challenges of Taking Dell Private BY MICHAEL J. DE LA MERCED

By exploring the possibility of going private, Dell appears to hope that it can finally fix the problems that have led to a 40 percent plunge in stock price over the last five years. There’s one problem, however: Going private may not be all that easy — or ...




EU approves deals to boost trade with Latin America

By Robin Emmott BRUSSELS | Tue Dec 11, 2012 10:37am EST   (Reuters) - EU lawmakers approved free-trade accords with Colombia, Peru and six Central American nations on Tuesday, giving them permanent access to the EU's 500 million consumers...




Colombia Brags Of Overtaking Argentina As Echeverry Eyes IMF Job By Oscar Medina - Aug 31, 2012 10:32 AM PT

Colombia’s finance chief, looking to become the International Monetary Fund’s top official inLatin America , boasted that his economy has overtaken Argentina ’s as the region’s third-biggest as a result of the Argentine peso’...




Colombia beckons as investment opportunity - Citi

May 25 (Reuters) - Colombia needs $45 billion invested in infrastructure in the next five years to sustain the country's economic growth, Bernardo Norena, chief executive of Citi Colombia said this week in New York.   Top officials from the country's government a...




After Taint Of Drugs, Colombia Reinvents Itself by JUAN FORERO

A woman looks over vegetables in Carulla Supermarket in Bogota, Colombia. The country, which plays host this weekend to the Summit of the Americas, is a rising star in the region. Foreign investment has quadrupled over the past decade, and it has a new free-trade agre...




Colombian miracle’ takes off

 By Juan Forero, Published: April 13   CARTAGENA, Colombia — The stereotype of Colombia — violent, chaotic, backward — seemed to be born out in recent days as the army and guerrillas grappled in the countryside and shadowy hit men gunned down...




Google: New Privacy Policy to Have Little Impact on Enterprise

  By Grant Gross and Juan Carlos Perez, IDG News    Feb 24, 2012 12:30 pm Google's plan to share user data across its online services will have little effect on users of the company's enterprise, government and education application ...




Colombia Says Oil and Mine Spending to Reach $10 Billion

Jan. 26 (Bloomberg) -- Colombia, South America’s third- largest oil producer, expects about $10 billion in international investment in crude, mining and energy projects this year, Mines Minister Mauricio Cardenas said. The amount is similar to last year’s f...