On the 12th of January 2010 an earthquake of the magnitude 7.0 has rocked the state of Haiti to its core. In less than a minute Haiti was broken apart.
The “Everything But Arms” (EBA) agreement of the European Union was once meant as a gesture of assistance. It eliminated the custom duties on all products imported from the world’s
Many problems are awaiting Zuma’s second term of presidency this year. The killing of protesting mineworkers in the Rustenburg area in August 2012 has brought to the surface what has
Until recently, Bolivian tourist brochures mostly focused on the highest capital in the world (La Paz) the salt planes of Uyuni. Today, one can ‘experience’ the hellish conditions deep in
The situation on the Spanish housing market gets more and more precarious. Over 400,000 families already faced eviction since the outbreak of the economic crisis five years ago and the
In Ethiopia over 2,000,000 children of school age do not go to school. Most of them never will. A few of them have tablets – and miraculously taught themselves how
Being a warm and sunny island, Cyprus is a popular destination for Russian sun worshipper. Yet, it is not only the favorable climate, that makes Cyprus so attractive for Russian
“Landmines are among the most barbaric weapons of war, because they continue to kill and maim innocent people long after the war itself has ended. Also, fear of them keeps
The great volume of labour exported by The Philippines is sometimes referred to as ‘modern-day slave trade’. Over one-fifth of the Filipino working-age population are migrant workers in other countries.
It does not happen very often, but in a few days the Dutch Queen Beatrix will visit a country that is smaller than her own. Singapore: the city state that