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Stories for May 13th 2012

  • Sunday, May 13th 2012 - 09:10 UTC

    Argentina doesn’t want to start a trade war

    Bailing out General Motors and Chrysler, is it not a form of protectionism?

    By Jorge Argüello (*) - What defines a protectionist country nowadays? Is it when a developing country takes precautions against a flood of products with plummeting prices due to an international crisis? Or, is it when an export powerhouse delivers large subsidies exclusively for domestic production? In a world economy like today’s can protectionism be measured solely by Customs measures or those targeting imports?

  • Sunday, May 13th 2012 - 09:05 UTC

    Torres del Paine reforestation: 200.000 trees to be planted annually during five years

    Hundreds of hectares were ravaged by fire last January

    The reforestation of Chilean Patagonia world famous Torres del Paine National Park started this week when 50 volunteers arrived to plant the first round of trees after fires devastated the park in January.