- RUSSIA : Court Sets One Pussy Rioter Free; Fame Brings 70 Year Closure For Eurovision Folk Singer.
- USA / SOCIAL MEDIA / GUN CULTURE: Santa Leaves Heat As Xmas Treats.
- MEXICO : Gulfo Narco Boss 'El Coss' Caught In Tampico; Arrested Pozos Gonzalez Proud Of Golden AK-47.
- UZBEKISTAN: 23 Aug UPDATE: GooGoosha Responds To Critics; Ruthless Dictator's Daughter Seeks Fame With Pop Career.
- URUGUAY: Foreigners Rush To Buy Farm Land.
- RUSSIA / CZECH REP : 30 Dec UPDATE: Probe Begins Of Moscow Plane Crash That Killed 5, Injured 3.
- SERBIA / LIBYA : Are Serbian Mercenary Pilots Bombing Protestors In Tripoli?
- ARGENTINA: Bond Appeal Surging On Exports And Debt Restructure; Beating Ukraine For Yield For Now.
- MEXICO / USA : Wanted Narco Billionaire's 'Daughter' Arrested In San Diego.
- ART / HUMOR / SPAIN : 27 August UPDATE: Clever Jokers Post Their 'Restored' Versions Of Famous Images.
23 April 2013
BRASIL: Media Claim Batista's OGX...Running Out Of Money.
Billionaire Eike Batista is said to be literally dialing for dollars/reais...because some experts say his energy company OGX...will run out of $1.65 billion in cash by year's end.
OGX's high interest bonds shot up yesterday...after media speculation that Russian giant Lukoil might be buying 40% of the languishing company.
There was also a rumor that Malaysia was buying part of OGX's fields for $1 billion.
Recently...OGX has been shutting down wells...to save cash.
OGX stocks and bonds hit new lows last week after reports that its total crude production fell 26%...to just 8,300 bbl daily.
Batista...who once proudly boasted of being Brasil's #2 richest man...and eventually overtaking the globe's wealthiest man...Mexican telecom mogul Carlos Slim...lost a staggering $24.6 billion in worth last year.
But Eike is not poor...still worth $6.9 billion...on paper.