Tag archive for ‘Bolivia’
News Brief On Friday, January 22nd, 2016

Bolivia’s second-largest lake dries up and may be gone forever, lost to climate change

  Overturned fishing skiffs lie abandoned on the shores of what was Bolivia’s second-largest lake. Beetles dine on bird carcasses and gulls fight for scraps under a glaring sun in what marshes remain. Lake More...

Vered Weiss On Friday, January 9th, 2015

A Year On, Sean Penn Still Rescues Jacob Ostreicher

Jacob Ostreicher, the Orthodox Jewish businessman who suffered brutal imprisonment in Bolivia on trumped up charges, is living a nightmare, but the man who rescued him, Sean Penn, whose paternal grandparents More...

S.M. Lightening On Wednesday, November 12th, 2014

Sandra Bullock in Puerto Rico Shooting George Clooney Political Comedy-Drama

No such thing as too much Sandra Bullock-George Clooney information. They look good together and that’s that. So they’re in Puerto Rico this week, shooting scenes for “Our Brand is Crisis, ” More...

professor Ricardo Hausmann On Friday, September 5th, 2014

Harvard Professor Ricardo Hausmann: Should Venezuela Default?

–  / By Ricardo Hausmann and Miguel Angel Santos /  Will Venezuela default on its foreign bonds? Markets fear that it might. That is why Venezuelan bonds pay over 11 percentage points more than US Treasuries, More...

Clive Minchom On Friday, February 14th, 2014

Efromovich Brothers Bidding To Buy 50 Regional Jets For Brazilian Airline Avianca Brasil

– German Efromovich, age 63, is an entrepreneur who was born in Bolivia and brought up in Brazil and in Chile. Today his Brazilian based company, the Synergy Group, of which he is the Chairman More...

Clive Minchom On Thursday, December 19th, 2013

Jacob Ostreicher’s Sensational Escape From Bolivia – Update

– The sensational story of Jacob Ostreicher from Bolivia continues to reverberate internationally. First actor Sean Penn confirmed on Tuesday that he was actually with Jacob Ostreicher, after the New More...

Gali Raz On Tuesday, December 17th, 2013

Brooklyner Jacob Ostreicher Flees Bolivia After 30 Months Of Detention Against His Will In Bizarre Tale Of Mystery, Money, Extortion And Intrigue

– Jacob Ostreicher back home / Getty – A businessman from Brooklyn, Mr. Jacob Ostreicher went to Bolivia two and a half years ago to attend to some business at a rice growing agricultural investment More...

Albert Hecht On Friday, May 31st, 2013

Eduardo Hochschild updates shareholders on discoveries and developments at Hochschild Mining’s AGM in London

Hochschild , grandson of the legendary Moritz Hochschild who founded the company in Bolivia in 1919, now oversees one of the largest silver and gold mining operations in the world, with the principal More...

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