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Colombia could take on shares in companies hit by coronavirus
BOGOTA (Reuters) - Colombia could take stakes in businesses struggling because of the coronavirus outbreak in a bid to help them continue to operate, a presidential decree published on Friday said. The business owners would have to commit to buying ...
OPEC, Russia meet to extend record oil cuts, push for compliance
MOSCOW/DUBAI/LONDON (Reuters) - OPEC and its allies led by Russia meet on Saturday to approve extending record oil production cuts and to push countries such as Iraq and Nigeria to comply better with existing curbs. The producers known as OPEC+ ...
Citigroup closes some branches, mostly in LA and Chicago, due to George Floyd protests
By Imani Moise (Reuters) - Citigroup Inc said on Friday it would "proactively" close some branches and reduce hours at others in light of protests around the country in response to the death of George Floyd that have at times turned violent. Some ...
Court orders JBS pork plant in Brazil shut for 14 days amid coronavirus fears
SAO PAULO (Reuters) - A Brazilian judge has suspended activities at a pork plant owned by meatpacker JBS SA in the southern Brazilian state of Rio Grande do Sul for 14 days, according to a copy of the decision seen Friday night. As part of the ...
Rabbinical reinforcements arrive in Argentina to step up kosher meat exports
BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) - Argentina is ready to step up exports of kosher beef following the arrival of 98 rabbis flown into the country from Israel after the government waived travel restrictions aimed at slowing the coronavirus pandemic. Most of the ...
Jobs numbers show economic green shoots – but they'll need a lot of feeding and watering
The COVID-19 recession might be over. Canadian employment increased by about 290,000 positions in May, the biggest gain in Statistics Canada’s data set that goes back to 1976. The 1.7 per cent surge over April blew away the average monthly change ...
The cruelly disproportionate spread of the virus in LTC homes
When Dr. Vera Etches reintroduced a map Friday showing the incidence of COVID-19 infections across Ottawa by political ward, she was careful to note the information wasn’t very useful. “Areas with higher or lower rates are not more or less safe ...
Back to work: Businesses begin to reopen in Nova Scotia
The temptation to clip your own hair was all too real for many Nova Scotians forced to wait for the easing of social distancing measures for salons, barbers and other related trades. Waiting wasn’t an issue for Marvin O’Neil, ...
Bagnall: Capital region job market not as strong as numbers suggest
Amid the wreckage of job markets across the country, the capital region on the surface appeared to hold up well in May. While Statistics Canada reported on Friday that our jobless rate jumped to 8.4 per cent compared to 6.9 per cent in April, ...
Suntory CEO says 20% of restaurants may fail as coronavirus slams Japan's dining scene
By Ritsuko Ando TOKYO (Reuters) - Takeshi Niinami, the head of Japanese drinks and food group Suntory Holdings and a government adviser, predicted on Friday that more than 20% of bars and restaurants could fail due to the coronavirus pandemic. ...