Stories for May 4th 2012
WPP international advertising holding on Friday regretted a controversial TV spot showing an Argentine athlete training for the London Olympic Games in Port Stanley, Falkland Islands.
Brazil will cut returns on new deposits to savings accounts, thereby paving the way for the central bank to further cut its benchmark lending rate, Finance Minister Guido Mantega announced.
British Foreign Secretary William Hague has branded as a stunt an Olympic TV advert by Argentina featuring a hockey player training on the disputed Falkland Islands, described in the broadcast as “Argentine soil”.
Brazil pledged major investment and technology transfer to Africa to repay a solidarity debt from a country with a huge black population to the poorest but resource-rich continent.
The British Foreign Office criticized a controversial spot showing an Argentine athlete training for the London Olympic Games in Port Stanley, in the Falklands as an attempt to exploit and politicise the Games.
President Hugo Chavez, in Cuba for cancer treatment, named key members of a Council of State Wednesday led by his Vice president, which some analysts see as a potential transitional body.
The controversial Argentine government Olympic spot allegedly in support of the delegation that will competing in the coming London games had everybody on the black: public opinion, the athlete who ignored who really paid for his acting, obviously the Falklands where it was filmed and even the Argentine Olympic Committee.
Uruguay's annual consumer inflation accelerated in April owing to a big increase in food, clothing and transportation prices, reported the government’s statistics office, INE on Thursday.
President Cristina Fernández said that YPF will be a “great challenge for Argentina” since it will have to turn into a modern competitive oil company in line with the interests of the country.
Even when the YPF nationalization bill in the Argentine Lower House was passed with support from most opposition parties, including the two main groupings the event was not without incidents.