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· August, 2011

Stories about Economics & Business from August, 2011

16 August 2011

The ‘New Latin America’ Faces its Past

Madagascar: Sanctions Result in Economic Decline and Food Insecurity

After two and a half years of transitional government, Madagascar has experienced a slow, seemingly unstoppable decline of its fragile economy that has put a strain on the lives of...

14 August 2011

Colombia: The FTA With the United States From the Blogosphere

With the pact signed in Washington to increase the debt ceiling, the United States Congressional leaders returned to the topic of the free trade agreement (FTA) with Panama, South Korea...

Russia: Prokhorov Launches Pravoe Delo Pre-election Campaign

China: Large NIMBY Protest Erupts in Dalian

A Sunday morning sit-in protest in downtown Dalian, Liaoning province, against a chemical factory located in the city turned into a large-scale procession through the streets. Police were out in...

13 August 2011

Malaysia: Poverty Problem in Sabah

Nigeria: Adrift, Awaiting the Arrival of a Woman?

Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala is Nigeria’s new Finance Minister and Coordinating Minister for the Economy. Until recently, she was the Managing Director of the World Bank. As soon as her appointment was...

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