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South African Airways is flying again after its government cut funding last year. Here's a look at the collapse and revival of the 87-year-old national airline.

SAA relaunches flights after a year of inactivity Reuters South African Airways relaunched operations with a flight from Johannesburg to Cape Town after a year of inactivity. Though not involved in the relaunch, the airline has likely secured a new investor, Takatso Consortium. SAA said it's optimistic about its revival, but it's not without its skeptics. See more stories on Insider's business page. South African Airways was on the brink of disappearance after years of financia...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, Europe, New York, London, Air Travel, Australia, Planes, Africa, US, Trends, Features, Rome, Frankfurt, South Africa, New York Times


Fossilized footprints show humans made it to North America much earlier than first thought

North and South America were the last continents to be settled by humans, but exactly when that started is a topic that has divided archaeologists.
Tags: Cnn, South America, North America


Vinicius Jr. poised for breakout season with Real Madrid

Real Madrid signed Vinicius Júnior in 2017 as a 16-year-old Brazilian starlet. Los Blancos mined South America for gems following their failure to land Neymar in 2013. The team from the Spanish capital waited for the Brazilian... Visit http://www.majorleaguesoccertalk.com for the rest of the story.
Tags: Sport, Soccer, Real Madrid, South America, Los Blancos, Vinicius Jr, Vinicius Junior


Haitian Trip to Texas Border Often Starts in South America

The route for Haitian migrants camped under a bridge in a small Texas border town goes through South America.
Tags: Texas, South America, Texas Border Often Starts


Haitian Journey to Texas Border Starts in South America

The route for Haitian migrants camped under a bridge in a small Texas border town goes through South America.
Tags: Texas, South America, Texas Border Starts


White House wants more info on ‘horrific’ footage of Border Patrol agents confronting Haitian immigrants

By Jason Hoffman, Priscilla Alvarez, Geneva Sands and Paul LeBlanc | CNN White House press secretary Jen Psaki said Monday that the White House is seeking more information on the “horrific” viral videos that appear to show US Border Patrol agents on horseback confronting Haitian refugees at the US border. “I’ve seen some of the footage. I don’t have the full context. I can’t imagine what context would make that appropriate, but I don’t have additional details, and certainly I don’t have addition...
Tags: Politics, Texas, News, White House, Immigration, US, Sport, Joe Biden, Soccer, South America, Al Jazeera, Biden, Border Patrol, Haiti, Reuters, Democratic


US officials defend expulsion of Haitians from Texas town

By JUAN A. LOZANO, ERIC GAY, ELLIOT SPAGAT and EVENS SANON DEL RIO, Texas (AP) — More than 6,000 Haitians and other migrants have been removed from an encampment at a Texas border town, U.S. officials said Monday as they defended a strong response that included immediately expelling migrants to their impoverished Caribbean country and using horse patrols to stop them from entering the town. Calling it a “challenging and heartbreaking situation,” Department of Homeland Security Secretary Alejandr...
Tags: Politics, Texas, News, Mexico, Immigration, US, Sport, World news, Joe Biden, Ap, Soccer, United States, Chile, Mexico City, Rio De Janeiro, South America


US officials defend deportation of Haitians from Texas town

By JUAN A. LOZANO, ERIC GAY, ELLIOT SPAGAT and EVENS SANON DEL RIO, Texas (AP) — More than 6,000 Haitians and other migrants have been removed from an encampment at a Texas border town, U.S. officials said Monday as they defended a strong response that included immediately deporting migrants to their impoverished Caribbean country and using horse patrols to stop them from entering the town. Calling it a “challenging and heartbreaking situation,” Department of Homeland Security Secretary Alejandr...
Tags: Politics, Texas, News, Mexico, Immigration, US, Sport, World news, Joe Biden, Ap, Soccer, United States, Chile, Mexico City, Rio De Janeiro, South America


Word of the week: Nikkei

A massive new rooftop restaurant called Chotto Matte is coming in 2022 in San Francisco’s Union Square, in the building that used to house Macy’s men’s store. According to a September 1 story in SFist, the restaurant—the latest in a chain with origins in London—will be San Francisco’s largest, with prix-fixe menus ranging in price from $75 to $155 per person. The part of the story that interested me, though, was the description of the menu: “the very best of Nikkei (Japanese-Peruvian) cuisin...
Tags: Japan, London, Abc, Nikkei, San Francisco, Linguistics, Brazil, Peru, Food And Drink, South America, Las Vegas, Oakland, Japanese, Lima, Burton, Macy


A New Wave of Malware Attack Targeting Organizations in South America

A spam campaign delivering spear-phishing emails aimed at South American organizations has retooled its techniques to include a wide range of commodity remote access trojans (RATs) and geolocation filtering to avoid detection, according to new research. Cybersecurity firm Trend Micro attributed the attacks to an advanced persistent threat (APT) tracked as APT-C-36 (aka Blind Eagle), a suspected [Author: [email protected] (Ravie Lakshmanan)]
Tags: Tech, South America, Trend Micro, Ravie Lakshmanan, New Wave of Malware Attack Targeting Organizations


Biden administration plans to deport 10,000 Haitian migrants sheltering under a bridge in Texas, reports say

Haitian migrants use a dam to cross into the United States from Mexico, Saturday, Sept. 18, 2021, in Del Rio, Texas. Eric Gay/AP Around 10,000 Haitian migrants are sheltering under the Del Rio International Bridge in Texas. The Biden administration is planning to deport the migrants, with flights due to begin on Sunday. Del Rio's mayor declared a state of emergency, describing the situation as "unprecedented" and "surreal." See more stories on Insider's business page. The US govern...
Tags: Politics, Texas, Washington Post, Mexico, US, Trends, UK News, Ap, Bbc, United States, Migration, The Times, Migrants, South America, The New York Times, Customs


US launches mass expulsion of Haitian migrants from Texas

By JUAN A. LOZANO, ERIC GAY, ELLIOT SPAGAT and EVENS SANON DEL RIO, Texas (AP) — The U.S. flew Haitians camped in a Texas border town back to their homeland Sunday and tried blocking others from crossing the border from Mexico in a massive show of force that signaled the beginning of what could be one of America’s swiftest, large-scale expulsions of migrants or refugees in decades. Three flights with 145 passengers each arrived in Port-au-Prince, and Haiti said six flights were expected Tuesday....
Tags: Texas, Guantanamo Bay, Mexico, Uncategorized, US, America, Sport, Joe Biden, Ap, Soccer, United States, Chile, Mexico City, Rio De Janeiro, South America, Associated Press


US ramps up plan to expel Haitian migrants gathered in Texas

By ERIC GAY and ELLIOT SPAGAT DEL RIO, Texas (AP) — U.S. officials said Saturday that within the next three days, they plan to ramp up expulsion flights for some of the thousands of Haitian migrants who have gathered in a Texas city from across the border in Mexico. The Department of Homeland Security said in a statement that it moved about 2,000 migrants out of Del Rio to other locations on Friday for processing and possible removal from the United States. The announcement marks a swift respons...
Tags: Texas, Washington, Mexico, Uncategorized, US, Sport, Joe Biden, Dhs, Austin, Soccer, United States, Mexico City, San Diego, Dallas, Rio De Janeiro, South America


Official: US set to deport ‘massive’ number of Haitians

By Eric Gay and Elliot Spagat | Associated Press DEL RIO, Texas — A US official says the Biden administration is planning “massive movements” of Haitian migrants in a small Texas border town on flights to Haiti starting Sunday. Plans have yet to be finalized, but officials are considering five to eight flights a day. San Antonio, the nearest major city, may be one of the departure cities. The official was not authorized to discuss the matter publicly and spoke to The Associated Press on conditio...
Tags: Politics, Texas, News, Washington, Mexico, Immigration, US, Sport, World news, Joe Biden, Soccer, United States, Mexico City, San Diego, Dallas, Rio De Janeiro


Longtime VC, and happy Miami transplant, David Blumberg has a new $225 million fund

Blumberg Capital, founded in 1991 by investor David Blumberg, has just closed its fifth early-stage venture fund with $225 million, a vehicle that Blumberg says was oversubscribed — he planned to raise $200 million — and that has already been used to invest in 16 startups around the world (the firm has small offices in San Francisco, New York, Tel Aviv and Miami, where Blumberg moved his family last year). We caught up with him earlier this week to talk shop and he sounded almost ecstatic about ...
Tags: Florida, New York, Texas, California, France, Ipo, Israel, US, San Francisco, Tech, Miami, Silicon Valley, South America, Blumberg Capital, Bay Area, SPAC


Longtime VC, and happy Miami resident, David Blumberg has a new $225 million fund

Blumberg Capital, founded in 1991 by investor David Blumberg, has just closed its fifth early-stage venture fund with $225 million, a vehicle that Blumberg says was oversubscribed — he planned to raise $200 million — and that has already been used to invest in 16 startups around the world (the firm has small offices in San Francisco, New York, Tel Aviv, and Miami, where Blumberg moved his family last year). We caught up with him earlier this week to talk shop and he sounded almost ecstatic about...
Tags: Florida, New York, Texas, California, France, Ipo, Israel, San Francisco, Tech, Miami, Silicon Valley, South America, Blumberg Capital, Bay Area, SPAC, Blumberg


Australian bushfire smoke caused massive phytoplankton bloom in Southern Ocean

Scientist compares bloom caused by iron particles in smoke aerosols to ‘the entire Sahara desert turning into a productive grassland’Get our free news app; get our morning email briefingSmoke from the 2019-20 bushfires in Australia caused a bloom of phytoplankton in the Southern Ocean larger than the entire Australian continent, according to new research.An international team of scientists discovered via satellite data that the bloom of phytoplankton – microscopic marine algae – occurred in the ...
Tags: Australia, Environment, Australia news, Marine Life, New Zealand, South America, Bushfires, Southern Ocean, Sahara


Welcome to Benguela, Angola’s top holiday destination

Benguela exists in the country’s collective psyche in a way no other city does. It’s a place that’s inspired poets, musicians, writers and artists The post Welcome to Benguela, Angola’s top holiday destination appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Africa, Brazil, Angola, South America, Beaches, Openaccess, Portuguese, BENGUELA, Cidade Das Acácias Rubras, Coastal City, Coloniser, Slave Port, Benguela Angola


ECB Group Renewable Diesel Project in Latin America Uses Unique Hydrogen Integration Design

By Dan Szeezil, Business Leader, Renewable Fuels, Honeywell Special to The Digest The first renewable diesel project in South America will be built in Paraguay. The Omega Green renewable fuel complex developed by ECB Group has an investment cost of more than $800 million and is the largest private investment in the country’s history. The facility will use a mix of feedstocks including soybean oil, pongamia oil, animal fats and used cooking oil to produce both renewable diesel and sustainable a...
Tags: Europe, California, Oregon, US, Top Stories, Paraguay, South America, Bp, Shell, LCFS, Thought Leadership, Honeywell, Pongamia, Honeywell UOP, Renewable Energy Directive, ECB Group


Meat Accounts For Nearly 60% of All Greenhouse Gases From Food Production, Study Finds

An anonymous reader quotes a report from The Guardian: The global production of food is responsible for a third of all planet-heating gases emitted by human activity, with the use of animals for meat causing twice the pollution of producing plant-based foods, a major new study has found. The entire system of food production, such as the use of farming machinery, spraying of fertilizer and transportation of products, causes 17.3 billion metric tons of greenhouse gases a year, according to the res...
Tags: Asia, China, India, US, Tech, South America, UN s Food and Agricultural Organization, China Food


How a Young Guy from India Became A World Leading Surrogacy Physician

  Dr. Said Daneshmand is an internationally recognized fertility specialist with extensive experience in providing third-party reproductive services. In his second year of studying medicine, he had a profound experience that changed his life forever. Intro : You’re listening to the Australian Family and Fertility Law Podcast. Here’s your host, Stephen Page. Stephen Page: Good day. I’m Stephen Page from Page Provan. And this is another podcast in our series, Australian Famil...
Tags: Travel, Europe, Podcast, England, Australia, La, India, US, Los Angeles, Society, Iran, Earth, University, United States, New Zealand, San Diego


Make Brazil great again: Bolsonaro’s right-wing policies are not the trump

To understand more about what’s going on in South America’s most populous country, and what might happen next, The Continent spoke to João Bosco Monte, the head of the Brazil Africa Institute The post Make Brazil great again: Bolsonaro’s right-wing policies are not the trump appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Elections, Vote, World, Brazil, South America, Donald Trump, Electoral Commission, Openaccess, Top Six, Jair Bolsonaro, Bolsonaro, Zambia Elections, Brazil Africa Institute, João Bosco Monte, president Edgar Lungu, Bosco Monte


What to Know When Preparing for Travel to South America

South America has plenty of things to lure in travelers, from the mysteries of Machu Picchu to the Carnival in Rio de Janeiro and more. But, amidst the current pandemic, it’s not that easy to travel, be it South America or any other region globally. So, if you’re planning to travel to South America this New Year, you should keep a few things in mind. Prepare Your Travel Documents First things first, you’ll need to prepare and gather all your travel documents in one place. Make sure you have ...
Tags: Traveling, Preparation, Argentina, Jazz, Rio De Janeiro, South America, Machu Picchu


The past, present and future of IoT in physical security

Fredrik Nilsson Contributor Share on Twitter Fredrik Nilsson is the vice president of the Americas for Axis Communications, overseeing the company’s operations in North and South America and serving on the global management team. When Axis Communications released the first internet protocol (IP) camera after the 1996 Olympic games in Atlanta, there was some initial confusion. Connected cameras weren’t something the market had ...
Tags: Sweden, California, Tech, Atlanta, Analytics, United States, South America, North, Moore, Internet of Things IoT, NTSC, Axis Communications, Linux Linux, Fredrik Nilsson, Americas for Axis Communications, JFFS


American has been building an team of airline partners to fill the gaps in its network, even if it means aligning with budget carriers and startups

American Airlines is expanding its international presence with new airline partners. Mike Blake / Reuters American Airlines is taking on new airline partners to rebuild its global route network. South America is of particular importance as American recently lost its larger partner in the region. In the US, Alaska Airlines and JetBlue Airways help American expand its presence on both coasts. See more stories on Insider's business page. American Airlines is planning to get by with a lit...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, New York, News, Air Travel, Boston, Air Canada, Planes, US, America, Trends, Spain, Chicago, Colombia, Flying, Canada


‘We showed it was possible to create a movement from almost nothing’: Occupy Wall Street 10 years on

Some say it inspired BLM and the growth of the US left. Others see it as an abject failure. A decade after the occupation of New York’s Zuccotti Park, the people who were there look back“We are the 99%.” Ten years ago that unifying slogan travelled around the world. Some attribute its origin to the economist Joseph Stiglitz, who first popularised the distinction between the 1% of people with great wealth and power and the rest of us. Others say that it was the late anthropologist and anarchist D...
Tags: New York, Protest, Berlin, US, US news, US politics, Manhattan, South America, Inequality, BLM, David Graeber, Occupy Wall Street, Zuccotti Park, London Paris, Joseph Stiglitz


The Mu coronavirus variant shares key similarities with Delta, but it doesn't pose a greater threat

Healthcare worker Elizabeth Cameros administers a COVID-19 test to traveler Wade Hopkins at Los Angeles International Airport on November 23, 2020. Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times via Getty Images Scientists are closely watching the Mu coronavirus variant. Mu has the potential to resist protection from vaccines or a prior infection. But Mu isn't becoming more prevalent - a sign that it's less concerning than Delta. See more stories on Insider's business page. Last month, ...
Tags: UK, Science, News, Mexico, US, Los Angeles, Trends, Joe Biden, Colombia, Delta, Belgium, Who, South America, Associated Press, Pfizer, Anthony Fauci


Alitalia is dying and being reborn as a new airline called ITA - see the full history of Italy's troubled flag carrier

An Alitalia Airbus A330 airplane is pictured at Leonardo da Vinci-Fiumicino Airport in Rome Reuters Government-owned Alitalia is ceasing operations on October 15 after failing to secure investors, marking the end of its 74-year era. The national carrier will be replaced by Italia Transporto Aereo, a brand new airline independent of Alitalia that will not be responsible for the old carrier's debt to the state. ITA plans to purchase 52 Alitalia aircraft, acquire its slots at Milan Linat...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, Asia, Europe, UK, New York, Milan, Air Travel, Life, Germany, Berlin, Planes, Trends, Bloomberg, European Union, Ukraine


Lionel Messi surpasses Pelé to become South America's top international goal scorer in men's football

Lionel Messi scored a hat-trick in Argentina's 3-0 against Bolivia to become South America's record goalscorer in men's international football.
Tags: Cnn, Lionel Messi, Argentina, South America, Bolivia


Messi surpasses Pelé to become South America's top international goal scorer in men's football

Lionel Messi scored a hat-trick in Argentina's 3-0 win against Bolivia to become South America's record goalscorer in men's international football.
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