ernment program, which basically seeks to reduce state involvement in the economy and establish an independent central bank. Rousseff's Finance Minister Guido Mantega Tuesday echoe.
ate the opening up of the country's long-nationalized energy sector to foreign investment. The law proposals allow foreign companies to participate, for the first time since 1938 w.SEE PORTFOLIO
do not need a tax increase to balance our budget," he said. "I would say a tax increase in general is non-starter." COSTS HARD TO CALCULATE The economic costs of the shutdown could.READ MORE
businesses moving to rivals such as Hewlett- Packard. Last month, Cisco announced to cut 6,500 jobs as part of its moves to boost profitable growth and sell its set-top box manufac.READ MORE
turday night to Sunday morning across Chicago, said police. The five people were killed in five separate shootings, reported Chicago Tribune on Sunday, quoting the local police. No .READ MORE
n after Congress rejected a similar body to find ways to reduce the huge budget deficit. "These are tough times, and we can't keep spending like they're not," Obama said, before s.READ MORE
allow in observers from the organization, or face economic sanctions. Anti-government protests broke out in mid-March in Syria, and have resulted in some 3,500 deaths so far, as t.READ MORE
ound on Nov. 6. Jose Octavio Bordon, head of the observers of the Organization of American States (OAS), praised the peaceful outcome of the day which many civil groups had feared.READ MORE
e has reiterated that the US values Germany as a friend. Full story MADRID, Oct. 28 (Xinhua) -- The American National Security Agency (NSA) spied on over 60 million telephone call.READ MORE
turing and expend investments in productive activities and infrastructure, while maintaining the basic social services at levels similar to previous years. Cuba's GDP is estimated.
of taking advantage of one's governmental job to demand favors was turned into a heinous crime, as was the embezzlement of public funds. The bill will now be voted by the House o.
on the ratification of the Commercial Promotion Treaty during the meeting. The treaty has been pending at the U.S. Congress since 2007. Panama is making a strong campaign in the U .
n, in a bid to address concerns on militants who have safe havens inside the country. "Pakistan's civilian and military leadership must join us in squeezing the Haqqani Network fro.