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· September, 2011

Stories about Economics & Business from September, 2011

30 September 2011

Trinidad & Tobago: Expenditure & Accountability

Cuba: Inequitable Party

United States: Increase in Poverty Rate Amongst Hispanics

The American economy is at a standstill and seems stuck on that plateau. The poverty rate is affecting more than 46 million people, 15.1 percent of the population, according to...

China: Obama Fried Chicken

Laos According to WikiLeaks

WikiLeaks has released a set of Laos files that confirmed the country’s underdevelopment, endemic corruption in the bureaucracy, and the fragile state of its environment. Here are some online reactions...

Afghanistan: Donor dependence

28 September 2011

East Timor: Tasi Mane Petroleum Infrastructure Project

A local Non-Government Organization, La'o Hamutuk, has set-up a special website page to gather information, monitor project updates, and document the resistance of a community to East Timor’s Tasi Mane...

25 September 2011

United States: “Occupy Wall Street” Takes the Heart of New York's Financial District

In New York, a peaceful protest has developed: "Occupy Wall Street." Inspired by the events in cities throughout Arab and European countries, demonstrators are protesting against the way in which...

23 September 2011

Timor-Leste eProcurement Portal

Cuba: “Capitalism of the Castros”

Russia: Cyber Security Code of Conduct?

RuNet Echo

The Russian government is attempting to spread the system of Internet controls abroad. Russian bloggers are interpreting these attempts as either the current regime's basic self-preservation instinct, or, even more...

Colombia: President Santos’ Tour of Asia

Last week, Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos toured Japan and South Korea for seven days with the goal of strengthening commercial ties. In Japan, he signed an agreement to protect...

Mali : ATT Tending to his Legacy

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