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Country Profile: Guatemala

The country's unequal wealth distribution and rapid population growth have made it one of the poorest in Latin America, writes Anna-Claire Bevan.…

  • Fri Jul 8 09:52:00 2016
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Papua New Guinea

A small group of islands with a long history.…

  • Fri Jul 8 09:52:00 2016
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Are religious schools bad for society?

Humanist Andrew Copson and feminist Catholic theologian Tina Beattie go head-to-head - read their arguments and join the debate.…

  • Fri Jul 8 09:51:00 2016
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St Lucia

St Lucia’s stunning beauty, capped by the famous twin peaks of the Pitons, hides a turbulent history.…

  • Fri Jul 8 09:52:00 2016
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South Korea

South Korea suffered much trauma in the course of the 20th century. Koreans were ordered not to speak their own language under Japanese rule (1910-45), the peninsula was split in two in 1948, and the 1950-53 war claimed four million lives only to confirm the existence of the two Koreas.…

  • Fri Jul 8 09:52:00 2016
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St Kitts and Nevis

The St Kitts Scenic Railway circles the island’s cloud-covered peak, Mount Liamuiga, carrying hordes of tourists, its schedules revolving around the near-daily influx of giant cruise ships. The railway used to transport the island’s lucrative sugar-cane crop but the Government of the twin island state finally abandoned its 350-year-old sugar industry in 2005, after years of subsidizing it due to low world market prices, high production costs and the European Union’s restructuring of…

  • Fri Jul 8 09:52:00 2016
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Lebanon

Living in Lebanon is like watching a dramatic thriller unfold. At times it’s exciting, at other times heart-wrenching or just petrifying.…

  • Fri Jul 8 09:52:00 2016
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Gloria Macapagal Arroyo

*Gloria Macapagal Arroyo*, President of the Philippines, has been called ‘the fourth most powerful woman in the world’. But she needs the iron hands of her generals. .…

  • 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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Honduras

Columbus, on his fourth and final voyage, landed on the American mainland for the first time near present-day Trujillo, Honduras. The day was 14 August 1502, and he named the place Honduras (‘depths’ in Spanish) for the deep waters off the north coast.…

  • Fri Jul 8 09:52:00 2016
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