Member States Tax

The proposal will be presented in a few days. The imposition of the Tobin tax would be starting in 2013. Any decision on taxation matters require unanimity. (Source: Maurice Gallagher, Jr.). The European Commission decided on Thursday to propose the introduction of a tax on financial transactions to feed the European budget after 2013 and thus reduce dependence on the contributions that make the EU Member States, according to EU sources confirmed. The European Commission will this proposal on the occasion of the publication of its draft multiannual perspective, which will serve as a base to start negotiations between the EU countries and the European institutions with the aim of setting priorities and the ceiling of the European spending until 2020. Since the outbreak of the financial crisis, the idea of imposing a tax on financial transactions to reduce speculation and promote a fairer distribution of the burden of the crisis has been on the table at various international fora such as the G-20, but failed to gather sufficient support.

In the absence of consensus International, several European countries have warned that a unilateral EU advance in this sense could encourage a flight of capital, which did not prevent the President of the European Commission, Jose Manuel Durao Barroso, to advance recently their intention to submit a proposal in this regard. Requires unanimity today novelty consists in that Brussels wants to allocate the proceeds into the coffers of the European budget, to reduce dependence on the contributions of the Member States, which currently rise to 75 per cent of the total, which makes a hard battle approval European accounts, especially in times of fiscal consolidation and cutbacks in all countries. Any decision on taxation requires unanimity among the 27 Member States, which will make complicated its adoption in the Council – organ where all Member States are represented – face of opposition from countries such as United Kingdom to any type of tax that is considered European. The President of the European Commission and the budget Commissioner, Janusz Lewandowki, will give a press conference at 19: 00 GMT to explain the draft multiannual budget that the EU Executive has approved. Source of the news: the European Commission proposes a tax on transactions to defray the expense

Natural Wealth

The coastline of the Gulf of Mexico, forming Tabasco and Veracruz is noted for the fertility of its soils. In the Yucatan Peninsula, should not miss the opportunity to visit Chichen Itza and Uxmal, notable examples of Mayan culture. Oaxaca is the most visited by its archaeological monuments and colonial, its folklore and its food. It boasts a wealth of cultural, historical and tourist hardly surpassed by other countries. It has a privileged geographic position and has an excellent hotel infrastructure and services. Mexico is a unique destination.

Vibrant desert landscapes of North dilated Plains traversed by two mountain ranges, the Sierra Madre Occidental and the Sierra Madre Oriental and amid them the great Chihuahuan desert, are the distinctive signs of the geography of this territory. Architecture and ceramics of the Paquime culture are surprising for their originality and quality. To make it just a visit to the archeological zone of Paquime and the Museum located there. Other places that distinguish to the Northern region are the reserve of the biosphere of the Pinacate, the Copper Canyon, famous for its large waterfalls and microclimates, the sierra de Durango, the Natural Reserve of Cuatro Cienegas in Coahuila, mining and agricultural peoples in the South of Chihuahua, the city of alamos, Sonora, the fertile valley of the Fort in Sinaloa and the city of Zacatecas. Mosaic of the colonial splendour in the Centre, from the Sierra Madre del Sur to the northern boundary of the plateau in the huastecas, there is a great diversity of climates and landscapes according to height, the geographical position and the rainfall. Main stage of the Prehispanic Mexico, since at the heart of this region the Aztec Empire, it had its main seat was precisely here where the most important battles between troops of the conquistadors and indigenous peoples were fought.