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Motor racing: No vegan, but Leclerc is happy to investigate
MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Charles Leclerc likes a nice steak and is a long way from following Lewis Hamilton in going vegan but, like every Formula One driver, Ferrari's young ace is interested in any advantage he can get.
Costa Rican finance minister steps down amid fiscal reform push
SAN JOSE (Reuters) - Costa Rican Finance Minister Rocio Aguilar resigned on Wednesday in the middle of a fiscal reform push aimed at avoiding problems with future debt payments, but which has been sharply criticized over austerity measures.
INTERVIEW-Motor racing-No vegan, but Leclerc is happy to investigate
MEXICO CITY, Oct 23 (Reuters) - Charles Leclerc likes a nice steak and is a long way from following Lewis Hamilton in going vegan but, like every Formula One driver, Ferrari's young ace is interested in any advantage he can get.
Brazil says it will call on OAS to demand answer from Venezuela on oil spill
SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Brazil's environment minister said on Wednesday that the government will call on the Organization of American States (OAS) to demand an answer from Venezuela over a mysterious oil spill that has affected a large part of Brazil's northeastern coast.
Ecuador's indigenous group says government talks on hold due to 'persecution'
QUITO (Reuters) - Ecuador's indigenous movement said on Wednesday that it paused talks with President Lenin Moreno because of the government's "persecution" of the group's leaders since a halt to violent anti-austerity protests.
Chile central bank cuts benchmark rate to 1.75% amid protests
SANTIAGO (Reuters) - Chile´s central bank on Wednesday slashed its benchmark interest rate to 1.75% from 2%, its third major rate cut since June, as protests over economic inequality rocked the South American nation.
EXPLAINER-Chile's inequality challenge: What went wrong and can it be fixed?
SANTIAGO, Oct 23 (Reuters) - Chile, known as one of Latin America's wealthiest, most stable and peaceful countries, is in the grip of a political and economic upheaval with thousands of people protesting since Oct. 6 after the government increased public transportation fares.
Exclusive: Mexico taps banks, oil major as it nears end of 2020 oil hedge - sources
NEW YORK/MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexico's finance ministry has completed a majority of its annual oil hedging program, working with at least four top investment banks and oil major Royal Dutch Shell
, sources said, after challenges slowed the world's largest oil financial deal this year.
Brazil's Rio Grande do Sul state wants to avoid privatization of its bank: governor
BRASILIA (Reuters) - The governor of Brazil's southern state Rio Grande do Sul, Eduardo Leite, said on Wednesday he wants to avoid the privatization of the regional bank controlled by the state.
As population grows, human diet must cut down on meat, sugar, salt: Nestlé executive
SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Nestlé SA
, one of the world's largest food processors, believes population growth will require human diets to adapt, reducing consumption of sugar, salt and meat products, an executive said on Wednesday.
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