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· July, 2011

Stories about Economics & Business from July, 2011

Latvia: Arguing the Failed State Case

Chile: Starbucks Employees on Hunger Strike

U.S.A., Japan: The US Declares War On The Japanese Mafia

Hungary: Situation of Roma

Slovenia: New Twists in Arms Bribery Affaire

Armenia: The Barber of Ashtarak

Haiti: Martelly's Promises

Puerto Rico: Libraries and Reading

Trinidad & Tobago: National Strike on the Horizon?

Africa: Membership Opens For mLab SA

Bulgaria-Russia: Refinery Shutdown Causes Oil Crisis

Lebanon: Maritime Dispute with Israel Escalates

Hezballah leader Hassan Nasrallah has exclaimed that God had given Lebanon an opportunity to rid itself of a crippling debt, and become a "rich country" by providing it lucrative offshore...

Hungary: Government Debt Cut Receives Varying Reviews

Cambodia: #camlabor hashtag

Belarus: Overview of Political and Economic Situation

Jamaica: An Anime Nation to be Reckoned With

Russia: Megafon/Yandex Text Message Leak

Republic of Congo: Is the New ‘Made In Africa’ Tablet Actually Chinese?

A new ‘made in Africa' tablet computer from the Republic of Congo was announced in June 2011 to much fanfare. While technical innovation in Africa is worth celebrating, it's worth...

Peru: Football, TV Ads, Mining and Social Networks

On Tuesday, July 19, while Peruvians suffered with the semifinal match between Peru-Uruguay for the Copa América, netizens who were watching the game had a reason to tweet with anger:...

Slovakia: Big Money in the Tube

A few weeks ago, the Slovak Performing and Mechanical Rights society (SOZA) - the country's music copyright organization - started billing web servers, typically for young music fans, which were...

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