Stories for July 20th 2012
The new managing director of the Falkland Islands Tourist Board Tony Mason says that Stanley needs a 5 star hotel and anticipates a boom in tourism to the Islands in the next five years.
Argentines inflation expectation for the next twelve months climbed in July to 35.7% from 34.9% in June according to the latest report form the Di Tella University Finance research centre (UTDT).
The Argentine government, together with Brazil, India and South Africa questioned the inclination, almost bias, of some trade measures elaborated by the World Trade Organization Director General.
The world's first industrial plant producing bio-fuels from seaweed will be built in the north-eastern Brazilian state of Pernambuco in late 2013, the official in charge of the project said Thursday
President Cristina Fernández announced on Thursday the development of a mining project between Neuquén, Mendoza and Río Negro provinces which will led by Brazilian company Vale, and is expected to become the largest potassium mining site in the world.
The US solar industry is undergoing some serious growing pains, with bankruptcies and mergers a necessary part of that process; meanwhile, competition from Chinese solar panels has many believing that American solar simply cannot compete. Not so.
Spain’s Repsol said on Thursday it has reached an agreement with a consortium of Chilean investors, led by LarrainVial, for the sale of 100% of its subsidiary Repsol Butano Chile for approximately 540 million dollars.
Police in Brazil have arrested 18 people in connection with the killing of an indigenous leader last November. Gunmen shot Nisio Gomes in Mato Grosso do Sul and took away his body, which is still missing.
New Yahoo Chief Executive Marissa Mayer's compensation package could total more than 70 million dollars in salary, bonuses, restricted stock and stock options over five years, according to a regulatory filing made by the company Thursday.
Mexico's ruling conservatives lent their support to accusations that President-elect Enrique Peña Nieto benefited from laundered money in his campaign, piling more pressure on the country's next leader.