Fuel prices in Taiwan to rise this week

Taiwan's two major fuel suppliers announced price hikes for this week Sunday, citing an increase in international crude oil prices amid easing trade tensions between the U.S. and China and a decre...

Venezuelans buy gas with cigarettes to battle inflation

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Motorists in socialist Venezuela have long enjoyed the world's cheapest gasoline, with fuel so heavily subsidized that a full tank these days costs a tiny fraction of a U.S. ...

Venezuelans buy gas with cigarettes to battle inflation

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Motorists in socialist Venezuela have long enjoyed the world's cheapest gasoline, with fuel so heavily subsidized that a full tank these days costs a tiny fraction of a U.S. ...

Grounded Boeing plane churns up more turbulence at airlines

DALLAS (AP) — The grounding of the Boeing 737 Max has lasted far longer than airlines expected and has cost American and Southwest nearly $1 billion, with the price likely to go much higher. ...

Venezuelans buy gas with cigarettes to battle inflation

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Motorists in socialist Venezuela have long enjoyed the world's cheapest gasoline, with fuel so heavily subsidized that a full tank these days costs a tiny fraction of a U.S. ...

Soldiers patrol Chilean capital after violent protests

SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — Soldiers are patrolling the streets in Chile's capital for the first time since the military dictatorship of Gen. Augusto Pinochet ended in 1990. The military ...

IMF welcomes attempt to resolve dispute in Ecuador

WASHINGTON (AP) — The International Monetary Fund says it welcomes the decision by Ecuadorian President Lenin Moreno to cancel an austerity package following more than a week of protests. ...

Ecuador indigenous, president strike deal to end protests

QUITO, Ecuador (AP) — Ecuador celebrated a deal President Lenín Moreno and indigenous leaders struck late Sunday to cancel a disputed austerity package and end nearly two weeks of protests that have p...

President orders army onto streets of Ecuadorian capital

QUITO, Ecuador (AP) — Ecuador's army took to the streets after President Lenín Moreno ordered the first 24-hour curfew in decades in response to a day of attacks on government buildings and media offi...

Pope, Amazon bishops alarmed by Ecuador violence

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis is appealing for peace in Ecuador following a day of attacks on government buildings and media offices that prompted a curfew. Francis issued the app...

Ecuador arrests taxi leader as fuel price strike continues

QUITO, Ecuador (AP) — Ecuadoran authorities have arrested several transport union leaders in efforts to halt a strike that has shut down taxi, bus and other services in response to a sudden rise in fu...

Egypt decreases fuel prices for the first time in decades

CAIRO (AP) — Egypt’s government is decreasing fuel prices for the first time in decades and after a series of hikes in recent years after embarking on an ambitious reform program aimed at overhauling ...

Ecuador president declares state of emergency over strike

QUITO, Ecuador (AP) — Ecuador’s president has declared a state of emergency to confront rowdy street protests and a nationwide transport strike over his decision to end government fuel subsidies and r...

Ecuador president ends subsidies that hold down fuel costs

QUITO, Ecuador (AP) — Ecuadorian President Lenín Moreno announced an end to government subsidies for holding down fuel prices and said Tuesday night that he will send congress a proposal to overhaul t...

Fuel prices in Taiwan to fall this week

Taiwan's two major fuel suppliers announced a slight drop Sunday in fuel prices for this week, citing a fall in global crude prices due to the growing trade tension between China and the United St...