TEPIC, Mexico, Feb 20 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A mix of high-tech satellite data and brightly coloured cartoons is helping subsistence farmers around Riberalta in Bolivia’s northern Amazon pick the best time to burn off their land and reduce the risk of uncontrolled blazes, as persistent drought makes wildfires a hot issue in Latin America.
LONDON, Feb 20 Kraft Heinz's dropped bid to buy Unilever is the third-largest M&A deal to collapse, according to Thomson Reuters data, adding to a recent run of failures that highlights the appetite for the pursuit of audacious mega-mergers.
* Shares in Shoprite, Steinhoff rebound (Adds comment from Christo Wiese)
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* French bond yield gap over Germany hits widest since late 2012
Gold prices fell on Tuesday amid a rise in the dollar as investors awaited more clues on the timing of any U.S. interest rate hikes in a series of speeches by Federal Reserve officials this week.