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GBT Reports Fourth Quarter 2017 Results

MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay, March 19, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Biotoscana Investments S.A. (B3: GBIO33), a biopharmaceutical group that operates in Latin America, announced today its results for the 4Q17 and full year of 2017. HIGHLIGHTS Gross revenues for 4Q17 grew 14% in constant currency, totaling BRL 271.

BENZINGA - 2018-03-20 02:47:00

Montreal Impact sign Uruguay international Silva

The Montreal Impact have signed Uruguay international Alejandro Silva on a permanent transfer from Argentine club Lanus, the MLS side announced Monday. Montreal used targeted allocation money to secure the 28-year-old attacking midfielder, who has signed a three-year contract with the club. Silva ha

MSN.COM - 2018-03-19 23:48:59

Uruguay Prosecutor Wants Charges Against Ex Vice President

MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay - A prosecutor in Uruguay is asking for formal charges against a former vice president of the South American country. Lawmakers accepted Raul Sendic's resignation last year amid corruption accusations involving his tenure as head of state oil company ANCAP. It was the first time

NEW YORK TIMES - 2018-03-19 23:03:05

Impact acquires Uruguayan international midfielder Alejandro Silva

MONTREAL - The Montreal Impact announced on Monday the acquisition of attacking midfielder and Uruguayan international Alejandro Silva, following a permanent transfer from Argentine club CA Lans. Silva signed a three-year contract with the club using Targeted Allocation Money. He will join the club

IMPACTMONTREAL.COM - 2018-03-19 13:35:56

Formula E World Champion Fined for Inappropriate Underpants

For those who'd say modern motorsport is too officious and rigid, we say "pants". Specifically, we say "Lucas di Grassi's underpants". The reigning Formula E world champion found himself in an usual spot of bother after this weekend's ePrix in Uruguay. Following a race-long tussle with eventual winn

GTPLANET.NET - 2018-03-19 13:22:31

Lionel Messi suggests he will retire from international football if Argentina fail to win 2018 World Cup

The Barcelona superstar has failed to lift a major trophy with his country despite incredible success at club level Lionel Messi has indicated he will retire from international football if Argentina don't win this summer's World Cup. The Barcelona superstar has failed to lift a major trophy with his

MIRROR - 2018-03-19 10:07:35

Liverpool captain Henderson ponders Salah and Suarez comparison

Mohamed Salah's stunning four-goal haul against Watford inevitably recalled Luis Suarez's own phenomenal exploits for Liverpool - but Jordan Henderson is uncomfortable making the comparison. Henderson played alongside Suarez when the Uruguay star fired Brendan Rodgers' Liverpool to the cusp of the P

YAHOO SPORTS - 2018-03-19 08:35:45

Leandro Erlich: Argentina's master of optical illusion

Buenos Aires (AFP) - Thousands of visitors have posed on his trompe-l'oeil facades, he made the pointed tip of the Buenos Aires Obelisk disappear and he even tricked visitors into thinking they were seeing others underwater in a giant pool. Argentina's Leandro Erlich is shaking up the art world with

BREITBART - 2018-03-19 07:00:00

Formula e driver Lucas di Grassi penalized for noncompliant underwear

Formula E driver Lucas di Grassi was fined 10,000 euros (around $12,300 USD) following the Punta del Este ePrix after race stewards discovered that di Grassi had worn underwear unapproved by safety regulations during the race. The FIA published findings that a postrace investigation of di Grassi's s

AUTOWEEK.COM - 2018-03-19 07:00:00

PHOTOS: Puma Release an Incredible 10 Away Shirts Ahead of March Internationals and World Cup

Puma have released the away kits for ten different national sides, all to be worn during the upcoming international friendlies. Each kit takes an all white theme, with slight colour alteration on sleeves and collars (apart from Serbia, who get a stripe down the front of their shirt). Though each kit

SPORTS ILLUSTRATED - 2018-03-19 07:00:00

Manchester City parent posts 71 million loss

March 18 - City Football Group Limited, the Abu Dhabi- and Chinese-owned entity that holds investments in various football clubs including Premier League champions-elect Manchester City, has posted a 71 million loss from continuing operations for the 13 months to 30 June 2017. This is not far off do

INSIDEWORLDFOOTBALL.COM - 2018-03-18 16:29:00

Updated pool draw for the 2019 World Cup

March 18 (Reuters) - Updated pool draw for next year's Rugby World Cup in Japan after Romania qualified as Europe 1 at the weekend: POOL A Ireland Scotland Japan Romania Playoff winner* POOL B New Zealand South Africa Italy Africa 1** Repechage winner*** POOL C England France Argenti

EUROSPORT - 2018-03-18 12:37:39

Motor racing - Vergne stretches Formula E lead with victory in Uruguay

(Reuters) - French driver Jean-Eric Vergne won Uruguay's Formula E round in Punta del Este from pole position on Saturday to stretch his overall lead in the all-electric series to 30 points. The victory in the coastal resort was the Techeetah driver's second of the season and he now has 109 points


Formula E: Jean-ric Vergne extends lead after controversial weekend

(CNN)Formula E championship leader Jean-ric Vergne extended his lead at the top of the driver standings with a sublime performance in Uruguay. It was Lucas di Grassi, with only three points to his name so far this season, who pushed the Frenchman all the way to the line in an enthralling battle enj


Kits revealed for 2018 World Cup

Michael Dalder/REUTERS A soccer ball with the sign of the FIFA World Cup 2018 is seen before the Adidas annual news conference in Herzogenaurach, Germany March 14, 2018. REUTERS/Michael Dalder The 2018 World Cup is fast approaching, and it's about time that the new home and away kits for the 32 co


Wales 14-13 France: Warren Gatland's men hold nerve to secure second spot in Six Nations with narrow win

Wales saw out a nervy finish to pip France in Cardiff and claim second Wales secured runners-up spot in this season's NatWest 6 Nations Championship after edging out France 14-13 at the Principality Stadium. A Liam Williams try and three Leigh Halfpenny penalties swayed a forgettable contest Wales'


Di Grassi "can risk much more" than rivals in Uruguay FE race

Opinion: UMBC proved again that in sports, not even history goes undefeated Formula E champion Lucas di Grassi has promised a maximum-attack approach to this weekend's round in Uruguay after a season plagued by technical issues. The Audi Sport driver currently lies 19th in the points with only seven


Jean-Eric Vergne wins Formula E Punta del Este E-Prix in Uruguay

Claiming his second victory this season, Techeetah's Jean-Eric Vergne held off a determined Lucas di Grassi (Audi Sport Abt Schaeffler) to win the Formula E 2018 CBMM Niobium Punta del Este E-Prix Saturday. Mahindra Racing's Nick Heidfeld retired at the start of lap 2 due to technical issues, pullin


South America experience opens eyes to global issues for LEAD participants

KEARNEY - It may take awhile before the LEAD 36 participants are fully aware of everything they saw and did while in Chile, Argentina and Uruguay. "I can't believe how much it was like Nebraska," Gibbon farmer Shane Bendfeldt said about visiting some of South America's farm country. "Their farmers f


Arcos Dorados to Host the Annual General Shareholders' Meeting

Arcos Dorados Holdings Inc. (NYSE:ARCO) ("Arcos Dorados" or the "Company"), Latin America's largest restaurant chain and the worlds largest independent McDonalds franchisee, today announced that on March 16, 2018, the Board of Directors set the date for the Companys Annual Shareholders' Meeting