Stories for September 3rd 2012
Venezuelan opposition presidential candidate Henrique Carriles admitted that his “weakness” are the ladies and said he was convinced that they would ensure his victory next 7 October when he faces Hugo Chávez at the polls.
Former president Tabare Vazquez is the most popular politician in Uruguay with 65% support followed by the current head of state Jose Mujica with 50% and Vice-president Danilo Astori, 48%, according to an opinion poll from Equipos Mori and published over the weekend in the Montevideo media.
Chilean flag carrier LAN became the fourth airline in the world – and the first airline in the Americas –to take delivery of a Boeing 787 Dreamliner. The handover ceremony took place at Boeing 787 production line at Everett, state of Washington.
Two out of three Argentines reject the proposal of reforming the constitution opening the way for a third consecutive mandate for President Cristina Kirchner, according to pollster Poliarquía Consultores and published on Sunday in Buenos Aires daily La Nacion.
FIFA says Brazilians have decided to name the 2014 World Cup ball ''Brazuca,'' an informal word often used to describe national pride in the country and how Brazilians are referred to in several neighboring countries.
Spain will consider seeking extra aid from Europe on top of a 100 billion Euro rescue of its financial sector but does not see any need for new conditions, Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy said in an interview published in European newspapers.
Sun Myung Moon, the founder and head of the Unification Church which has millions of followers around the world, died at a retreat near the South Korean capital Seoul, church officials said.
The Argentine ambassador to the United States, Jorge Argüello, warned that the world is infested with the “ghosts of a trade war” as he witnesses the protectionist measures applied by developed countries.
Argentine President Cristina Fernández underlined the importance of tourism as a sector able to “generate decent work and wealth across the entire country” on receiving the UNWTO/World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) Open Letter on Tourism.