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Burma - the facts

Burma is a country with very poor reporting on most basic indicators…

  • Fri May 2 01:08:00 2008
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Uruguay

It was the meddling British who used their cartographic skills to delineate the country that would become Uruguay in the early 19th century, as a buffer zone between the two regional giants, Argentina and Brazil. The result was a country stuck in the shado.…

  • Fri Jul 8 09:52:00 2016
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Brunei

There is a little hole on the wall of every office, restaurant, reception area, hotel lobby, shop – even in the humblest of the living rooms – which serves as a formidable metaphor for the vicissitudes of power, prestige and privilege in Brunei.…

  • Fri Jul 8 09:52:00 2016
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Laos

As the forces of corporate globalization press on its borders, change is inevitable.…

  • Fri Jul 8 09:52:00 2016
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Sri Lanka

Over two decades of conflict have bred a climate of impunity where human rights violations – killings and unexplained ‘disappearances’ of people – have become all too common.…

  • Fri Jul 8 09:52:00 2016
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Costa Rica

Costa Rica stands apart from its Central American neighbours, not least because it has no army.…

  • Fri Jul 8 09:52:00 2016
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Burundi

A small landlocked state in central Africa, sandwiched between its vast neighbours Tanzania and Democratic Republic of Congo, Burundi has suffered as much from ethnic conflict as its other (equally tiny) neighbour, Rwanda. Yet while the 1993 Rwandan genocide continues to commandeer international attention, Burundi’s travails tend to slip under the radar.…

  • Fri Jul 8 09:52:00 2016
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Democratic Republic of Congo

Corruption runs deep in Congo.…

  • Fri Jul 8 09:52:00 2016
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Iran - the facts

Iran - the facts…

  • Thu Mar 1 05:40:00 2007
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Mozambique

Those with money adapt well to the new Mozambique, which over 16 years ago dropped a Marxist/Leninist regime in favour of a free-market economy.…

  • Fri Jul 8 09:52:00 2016
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