Stories for February 4th 2012
Plans have been put in place to start removing the wreck of the Costa Concordia after it run aground with 4.200 people on board last month. Costa Cruises confirmed that it has called for tenders from 10 specialist companies for the removal of the crippled vessel.
The Moldovan blonde spotted with the captain of the shipwrecked Costa Concordia, Francesco Schettino, on the night of the disaster, has told Italian investigators she is in love with him.
Flt Lt Wales has commenced his duties as an RAF Search and Rescue (SAR) helicopter pilot in the Falkland Islands providing Search and Rescue cover for both the civilian and military population.
British Prime Minister David Cameron and US President Barack Obama will meet in Washington next month, three weeks before the 30 anniversary of the beginning of the Falklands conflict.
The Argentine organized labour CGT umbrella union leader Hugo Moyano once again blasted the government insisting he doesn’t understand the “fine-tuning” metaphor that President Cristina Fernández used to refer to subsidy cuts.
Argentine auto sales rose 8.2% in January from a year earlier to 112,607 units, the car dealers’ association Acara said in an e-mailed report on Friday. January’s sales were 43.5% more than December’s, the report said.
Bank of America Corp., Wells Fargo & Co and JP Morgan Chase & Co were sued by New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman over the use of a mortgage database that the state said led to improper foreclosures.
Argentina has cut 461 million dollars in annual tax breaks granted as investment incentives to big oil companies operating in the country, the government said on Friday, as part of a wider austerity program.