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Indian anti-mining activists claim harassment

March 22, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

Indigenous demonstrators march during a protest in Latacunga, Ecuador, Monday, March 19, 2012. Several hundred Indians began on March 8 a two-week march to Quito to protest against mining exploitation on their traditional lands. (AP Photo/Dolores Ochoa) QUITO, Ecuador (AP) — The lands of the Shuar Indians in the Amazon are rich in wildlife such [&hellip...

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Obama, GOP vie for upper hand on energy

March 22, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

President Barack Obama waves during his visit at Copper Mountain Solar 1 Facility in Boulder City, Nev.,Wednesday, March, 21, 2012. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais) MALJAMAR, N.M. (AP) — Wooing a nation of increasingly angry motorists, President Barack...

HP combines printer, PC units in turnaround effort

March 22, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

FILE – This March 8, 2009 file photo, shows the entrance to the Hewlett-Packard Co. facility in Palo Alto, Calif. Faced with dragging profits, competition from more nimble rivals and lacking a focused identity, Hewlett-Packard Co. is combining its...

Controversial strawberry pesticide pulled from US

March 22, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

In this photo from Tuesday, May 10, 2011, farm workers weed strawberry rows on a field outside Salinas, Calif. The strawberry field fumigant methyl iodide is being pulled from the U.S. market by its Tokyo manufacturer. Arysta LifeScience Inc. confirmed in a...

Get ready for spring… let TJ's Soda/Media Blasting & TJ’s Mobile Pressure Washing clean it now

March 21, 2012 • Local Business ReviewComments Off

TJ’s Soda/Media Blasting & TJ’s Mobile Pressure Washing come to you when you need them. Left is the new “Tank” and the trailer on the right also carries a high pressure washing apparatus. Phone 575-626-3573 for more information. TJ’s now accepts...

Tiffany 4Q profit falls, but forecast shines

March 21, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

FILE – A Nov. 28, 2011 file photo, shows the exterior of Tiffany & Co. store in Santa Clara, Calif. Michael J. Kowalski, chairman and chief executive officer of Tiffany & Co., said, “Tiffany exceeded the goals that we had set at the start of...

Rescue creditors: Greece may miss debt target

March 21, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

Greek Finance Minister Evangelos Venizelos speaks during the hand over-ceremony of the PASOK party in Athens, Monday, March 19, 2012. Venizelos will submit his official resignation on Monday after being elected to head the majority Socialist party as Greece...

Greek Parliament approves new bailout deal

March 21, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

Members of the Greek Communist Party shout slogans during a rally against the austerity measures in Athens, Tuesday, March 20, 2012. Greece’s Parliament is set to approve the debt-crippled country’s new international bailout deal late Tuesday. (AP...

Brown calls his tax 'superior,' tackles budget gap

March 21, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

Gov. Jerry Brown talks to reporters about his tax initiative before speaking at the California Optometric Association in Sacramento, Calif., Tuesday, March 20, 2012. Brown said his tax initiative is “far superior” to a competing tax proposal...

Report: Just $47B from Buffett rule tax on rich

March 21, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

FILE – In this March 14, 2012 file photo, Warren Buffett and Astrid M. Buffett arrive at the Booksellers area of the White House in Washington for the State Dinner hosted by President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama for British Prime Minister...