Stories for October 6th 2012
The IMF has cut its global growth forecasts for this year and 2013 and called on politicians in the Euro-zone and the US to take decisive steps to restore confidence, a German newspaper said Friday.
Argentina’s Security Ministry decided the intervention of the Border Guards’ Department of Judicial Affairs due to severe deficiencies found in the application of the officers' wage demands, which led to the current situation that on Friday night was beginning its fifth consecutive day of conflict.
Brazilian Foreign minister Antonio Patriota said on Friday that Paraguay could resume membership of Mercosur and Unasur without the need to wait for presidential elections next April 2013 as long as “full compliance with democracy” can be verified.
Cuban authorities released prominent dissident blogger Yoani Sanchez late on Friday after detaining her on the eve of a Spanish activist's high-profile manslaughter trial in the eastern city of Bayamo.