Stories for September 4th 2011
The United States has written to Switzerland to demand it hands over detailed information this week on its citizens using Swiss accounts to dodge tax or see Credit Suisse and nine other banks face charges, newspapers reported.
IMF chief Christine Lagarde said in an interview released that Europe and the United States should consider stimulating economic growth, if the situation permits, to offset a crisis of confidence hitting the global economy.
A quarter of million pounds (approximately 400.000 dollars) is to be used to produce more fruit, vegetables, salad and hen eggs within the Falkland Islands. The Executive Council (ExCo) agreed the funding which is to be administered by the Development Corporation (FIDC) in a bid to reduce the amount of imports into the Islands.
Former International Monetary Fund chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn has left his New York home to return to France. Mr Strauss-Kahn, his wife Anne Sinclair and his daughter left their rented house Saturday afternoon and later arrived at New York's JFK airport
After the first four bodies were salvaged from the Chilean aircraft and new parts of the fuselage were found, near Juan Fernández islands, Mayor Leopoldo González deemed it impossible that there are any survivors to the accident. “The plane is 26 metres below the sea,” he explaine.