With new disposable income, dog lovers in Latin America pamper their pets. Across Latin America — led by Brazil, Mexico and Argentina — pet owners are splurging on packaged pet food, dietary supplements, grooming supplies and other trinkets.
The fear is that if Brazil — Argentina’s closest trading partner — can’t escape the global problems, then Argentina won’t either. A slowdown in the Brazilian economy is likely to reverberate throughout Argentina.
Offshore wind has taken a back seat to offshore drilling for oil and natural gas in the current energy debate. But those wind-driven turbines probably will be operating long before oil platforms appear off Atlantic Coast states.
Proposed changes to the Americans with Disabilities Act are drawing intense scrutiny from businesses that foresee a financial drain and disability rights advocates who say the changes are long overdue and don't go far enough.