Stories for September 14th 2012
Uruguay’s attempt to auction the bankrupt national airline Pluna aircraft collapsed because none of the groups that showed an initial interest turned up arguing that the 136 million dollars for the seven Bombardier CRJ900 NextGen was “not attractive” and considered the whole business deal “non viable”.
Appealing to social networks thousands of Argentines Thursday evening took to the streets of the country’s major cities to protest some of the latest measures from the government of President Cristina Fernandez including the re-re-election plans and the increasing restrictions to the purchase of dollars.
Brazil rolled out additional stimulus measures to bolster its sluggish economy on Thursday, extending tax breaks to more than two dozen industries and reducing the cost of acquiring capital goods in a bid to help struggling local businesses.
The International Raoul Wallenberg Foundation is increasing to 500.000 dollars the reward it is offering to any person or entity who can provide solid and provable information on the whereabouts of Wallenberg and his chauffeur, Vilmos Langfelder, Baruch Tenembaum and Eduardo Eurnekian, Founder and Chairman of the Foundation, announced last week.