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· April, 2009

Stories about Economics & Business from April, 2009

29 April 2009

China: Year of the solar

China: Green stimulus omissions

Cuba: Path to the Future

Jamaica: Mad Tax

Jamaica: Career Crime?

Egypt's First Independent Union Formed

Egypt's real estate tax collectors have formed their first independent trade union since 1957. In addition to local recognition, the union has won international legitimacy after being accepted in the...

“Cashing In On Swine Flu: How Ethical Is That?”

28 April 2009

Indonesian minister thinks swine flu could be man-made

Fiji: New rule creates thousands of retirees

A recent government decree in Fiji orders all civil servants 55 years and older must retire Thursday, April 30. The new rules affect any person working within Fiji’s government, police...

St. Lucia: Ideas on the Strike

Hungary: NY Times’ Coverage

Czech Republic: Blog Roundup

27 April 2009

Qatar: Video of Unpaid Workers Sparks Debate

The harsh realities facing migrant workers in Qatar was at the centre of a discussion on Qatar Living after an Al Jazeera English report highlighted their plight recently. The video...

Cuba: Strike of the Period?

India: Why Vote For Congress?

Trinidad & Tobago: Re-engineering