Saturday, August 30, 2014

7.6 tons of cocaine Find Peru Ready to be Exported

7.6 tonnes drug amounts seized in Trujillo to finish the work of destruction of coal blocks which were camouflaged.

Interior Minister of Peru, Daniel Urresti, noting that this operation is the hardest blow dealt to drug trafficking reported. 

"This is the largest seizure of drug that has been in Peru. It is historic. Never has it been as strong as the drug hit this", he said after estimating that illegal goods are valued at more than $ 300 million abroad.

As indicated, a Hercules with staff of the National Police, Armed Forces and Public Ministry on Monday will transport from Trujillo to Lima thousands of bricks of cocaine.

"They are taking all security measures for the transfer of this large batch of cocaine," he said. (Andina)

Friday, August 29, 2014

Brazil Enters Recession

Marina Silva

Brazil, the seventh world economy entered recession technically to record two consecutive quarters of negative growth, a story that can cost votes to the president and candidate for reelection Dilma Rousseff and favor their rivals.

The data, released nearly a month before the national elections in October, said the GDP of the main Latin American economy fell 0.6% in the second quarter compared to the previous three months, while growth from January to March was revised downward, from 0.2% to -0.2%. 

Many analysts attribute the contraction of GDP to the crisis in the industry and the large number of holidays declared during the World Cup held from 12 June to 13 July, among other factors. 

6.5% in the 12 months to July, the maximum target set by the government: A contraction of growth high inflation adds. 

Uncertainty about the outcome of the October elections after the unexpected entry into the arena of environmentalist Marina Silva, Brazilian Socialist Party (PSB), whom polls show as the winner in the second round against Rousseff, has also led to a fall investments.

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