Temporary power firm Aggreko — responsible for keeping the lights on and the cameras rolling at the last World Cup in South Africa and at the London 2012 Olympics — has been chosen by FIFA to perform the same duties across 12 different venues in Brazil.
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Wednesday 10 August 2011
His name is written into the lore of piracy – and rum. Now a salvage team's coup is bringing the details to the surface
Wednesday 29 June 2011
Three individuals were charged in relation to an alleged "Ponzi" scheme worth £10m yesterday.
Tuesday 21 June 2011
France will begin proceedings to extradite the former dictator Manuel Noriega to Panama, after the United States gave its consent.
Thursday 26 May 2011
Cable & Wireless Communications shocked investors yesterday by warning it expected a further downturn in earnings from its Caribbean arm.
Thursday 21 April 2011
No charges are to be brought against two men arrested over a fire which destroyed Hastings Pier, the Crown Prosecution Service said today.
Wednesday 02 March 2011
An international team of marine archaeologists has recovered six iron cannon from a reef in shallow waters not far from the mouth of the Panama Canal. They believe the weapons were lost during one of the less glorious chapters of British adventurism in the 17th-century featuring Captain Henry Morgan.
Tuesday 01 March 2011
A player has caused an uproar and faces severe sanctions for kicking an owl which was lying prostrate on the pitch during a Colombian championship match at the weekend.
Monday 28 February 2011
Somali pirates hijacked a Greek-owned cargo vessel with 23 crew on board today, the European Union Naval Force said.
Thursday 10 February 2011
Cable & Wireless Communications said yesterday its Caribbean operations were suffering amid continuing economic woes, but it still expected broadly to meet forecasts for the year.
Wednesday 19 January 2011
John Darwin, the canoeist who became famous after faking his own death, has been released from jail and is living a few miles from his former home.
Monday 27 December 2010
Diplomatic cables published by the website WikiLeaks have plunged the United States into a diplomatic row with Panama over the secret intelligence-gathering work of the Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) in the Central American country.
Wednesday 15 December 2010
Wednesday 08 December 2010
Saturday 04 December 2010
Destination of the week: Beach life in Panama
Sunday 21 November 2010
Britain to take more refugees as Cameron bows to pressure after more than 250,000 back our campaign
Senior British politicians tell David Cameron: When dead children are being washed up on beaches – it's time to act
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