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Bolivia polls natives on jungle highway

July 30, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

Children walk arround in San Miguelito, part of the TIPNIS reserve, Bolivia, Sunday, July 29, 2012. Members of 69 Indigenous communities are holding a referendum to decide if they accept a project of the Bolivian government to build a road across the TIPNIS reserve. The project faces opposition from Amazon indigenous groups, Bolivia’s President Evo...

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Eurogroup chair sees decisions soon in debt crisis

July 30, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

FILE – In this July 21, 2012 file picture, German finance minister Wolfgang Schaeuble speaks about the European Financial Crisis during a a regional party convention of the Christion Democrats in Karlsruhe, southern Germany. Germany’s finance...

Romney: Overpaying taxes disqualifies president

July 30, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

Republican presidential candidate and former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney delivers a specch in Jerusalem, Sunday, July 29, 2012. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak) JERUSALEM (AP) — Mitt Romney says that if he paid more taxes than were required, he wouldn’t...

NY localities hurt as Indian casino cash dries up

July 30, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

FILE – In this Dec. 13, 2003 file photo, Terry Skierczynski drops a quarter into a slot machine at the Seneca Niagara Casino in Niagara Falls, N.Y. The Seneca and Mohawk tribes have for years withheld casino payments to the state because they say New...

Challenge looms for new East Coast fisheries chief

July 30, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

This undated photo provided by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Fisheries Service shows John Bullard, former mayor of New Bedford, Mass. Bullard is set to begin his new position as NOAA Fisheries Service Northeast Region Administrator on...

Hyundai recalls some Santa Fe, Sonata for air bags

July 29, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

FILE – In this July 26, 2012 file photo, the logo of Hyundai Motor Co. is seen on its car at the company’s showroom in Seoul, South Korea. Hyundai Motor Co. is recalling some Santa Fe SUVs and Sonata sedans because of problems with their air bags....

New day, old bickering on taxes between Obama, GOP

July 29, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

President Barack Obama leaves a private residence following his campaign fundraiser in McLean, Va., Friday, July, 27, 2012. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais) WASHINGTON (AP) — New day, old bickering between President Barack Obama and congressional...

Costas recalls Israel athletes killed at '72 Games

July 29, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

Israel’s Shahar Zubari carries the flag during the Opening Ceremony at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Friday, July 27, 2012, in London. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya) NEW YORK (AP) — NBC’s Bob Costas noted a controversy over honoring Israeli athletes killed...

Amazon CEO gives $2.5M for Wash. gay marriage law

July 28, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

FILE – In a Monday, May 7, 2012 file photo, Amazon founder, president and CEO Jeff Bezos and wife Mackenzie Bezos arrive at the Metropolitan Museum of Art Costume Institute gala benefit, celebrating Elsa Schiaparelli and Miuccia Prada, in New York....

Critics say new Argentine banknote too small

July 28, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

A man displays pictures Argentina’s late former first lady Maria Eva Duarte de Peron, better known as “Evita,” as he stands by her tomb in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Thursday, July 26, 2012. Argentines commemorate the 60th anniversary of the...