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· August, 2009

Stories about Economics & Business from August, 2009

29 August 2009

Russia: Two Photos of Sayano-Shushenskaya Dam

Blogging About Poverty And Development In The Arab World

Conversations for a Better World

In some Arab countries, more than half of the population lives in hunger and want. In this post we hear from bloggers writing about poverty and development around the Arab...

28 August 2009

Puerto Rico: “Such is Life”

The executive director of the government project Portal del Futuro defended the construction of a luxury mega-resort by telling residents of neighboring communities that they would not have access to...

Bahamas: Economic Priorities?

Barbados: Dialysis Crisis

25 August 2009

India: A wave of suicides among farmers

Conversations for a Better World

Increasingly, Indian farmers are resorting to extreme measures, including suicide, to escape complex problems of poverty, crop failure and growing debt. Indian bloggers analyze the situation.