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· August, 2011

Stories about Economics & Business from August, 2011

30 August 2011

Brazil: Mozambique Cedes Land to Brazilian Agribusiness

Mozambique is ceding 6 million hectares of land to Brazilian farmers. The idea is to draw on the Brazilian experience in the Cerrado, a biosphere similar to the African savanna,...

25 August 2011

Bahamas: Riding Out Hurricane Irene

As Hurricane Irene, the first of the 2011 Atlantic hurricane season, continues to move through the Bahamas, bloggers have been sharing their experiences. Netizens reported very strong winds, extensive damage...

Ukraine: Yulia Tymoshenko's Case

24 August 2011

Chile: #Paronacional (National Strike) vs. #Yonoparo (I Don't Strike)

The Workers' United Center of Chile has called for a national strike for the 24 and 25 of August 2011, as a form of protest against social and economic inequality...

Africa: The Potential of Local Brain-Drain

Chile: Explaining the ‘Chilean Revolution’

Russia: Intoxicating Economics

23 August 2011

Singapore: Rising number of families seeking financial help

Singapore: GDP and economic realities

Haiti: Grim Housing Situation

Video: Women Transforming Communities

Voices of Women Worldwide brings together people from all over the world interested in promoting the voices of voiceless women, young girls and children using all the different media they...

Azerbaijan: Tourism – from potential to realization

22 August 2011

Peru: Customers Show Support for Ripley Department Store Employees

Peruvian social networks are buzzing with talk about the temporary closing of a Ripley department stores. Although the closing of the store is officially in accordance with the lack of...

Nigeria: Two Satellites Launched