Chile protests drive doubling in commercial insurance costs
By Carolyn Cohn LONDON (Reuters) – Insurance premiums to protect shops and offices in Chile from damage caused by protests have at least doubled, industry sources say, as insurers scramble to cover losses following last year’s riots. At least 27 people were killed during protests that began in October over a rise in transport fares […]
Renault says will reopen Wuhan plant with partner Dongfeng on February 10
LONDON (Reuters) – Renault <RENA.PA> will resume production at the factory it runs with Dongfeng Group <0489.HK> in Wuhan, Hubei province and the epicenter of the outbreak of a new flu-like virus, on Feb. 10, a spokeswoman for the French carmaker said on Tuesday. The reopening of the plant will be eight days after the […]
Senate Republicans could be an obstacle for Biden’s Cabinet nominees.
Senator Bernie Sanders, the progressive Vermont independent, has emerged as a contender for labor secretary in President-elect Joseph R. Biden Jr.’s administration, a prospect that would suit his ambitions of being a warrior for working Americans — and one that makes some Senate Republicans very uneasy. It is a testament to the deterioration of the […]