- SERBIA / LIBYA : Are Serbian Mercenary Pilots Bombing Protestors In Tripoli?
- RUSSIA : Siberian Cult Leader Rudnev Jailed For Raping Dozens Of Followers.
- AUSTRALIA / USA : USA Navy Resumes Ship Sinking Exercises.
- GUATEMALA : Court Throws Out Rios Montt Genocide Conviction; Trial Restart Ordered.
- COLOMBIA : Top Pop Singer Shakira...Sued By Ex-Novio...For $100 Million.
- ANIMALS / HUMOR / IMAGES : Cats: Love Them Or Hate Them; Website Now Lets Owners Shame Them.
- COSTA RICA / PERU / COLOMBIA : 17 May UPDATE : 2 More Aides Resign After Prez. Chinchilla Comes Under Fire For Free Flights On Alleged Narco Jet; Key Minister Resigns Over Flight From Bogus Person.
- UKRAINE : Thousands Protest In Kyiv For Yulia, Against Yanukovych; Some Injured In Clashes.
- MEXICO : Shocking Details Emerge About Mayor's Abduction Before Execution; 19 Bodies Found In Chihuahua State.
- MEXICO: Telenovela Star's Assistant Charged With 4 Counts Of Attempted Murder.
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.