Car production up 12.88%
The Venezuelan Automotive Industry (Cavenez) reported that in January-June 2012, a total of 58,044 cars were assembled, that is, 6,621 above the same term last year
The first half of this year ended with a positive balance for the car industry. In January-June, 58,044 vehicles were assembled in Venezuela, that is, 6,621 units or 12.88% above the same term last year, according to data from Venezuela's Automotive Industry (Cavenez).
While the growth rate is far behind the sector's expectations for this year, it is at least an upturn despite late allocation of foreign currency in the first half of 2012.
Luis Jiménez Alfaro seems to have hidden under the rocks. The last time he was seen was on April 2006 walking calmly around Simón Bolívar International Airport of Maiquetía, located nearby Caracas. At that time, more than five tons of cocaine arrived in Mexico in an airplane which took off from Venezuela, and his name featured as a missing piece of the puzzle of one of the most massive drug shipments that has been witnessed in the Western Hemisphere.