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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
  • Rank: 100

Experiments in democracy

Whether it’s Hutus and Tutsis with a history of massacre, the losing side in post-civil war Spain, or shell-shocked Argentineans, human beings are endlessly reinventing real democracies of infinite variety and hope.…

  • Mon Sep 1 09:56:00 2003
  • Rank: 100

Burkina Faso

Burkina Faso…

  • Fri May 5 08:01:01 2000
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PHOTO ESSAY: literacy is a family affair

Glitter Moreño shares images of a rural project in the Philippines, where parents are learning essential skills alongside their children.…

  • Wed Mar 12 12:35:00 2014
  • Rank: 100
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Google’s T's & C's are harder to understand than War and Peace

Laura Hood investigates Literatin, the plug-in that rates written material based on its 'gobbledygook' score.…

  • Wed Oct 23 12:19:00 2013
  • Rank: 100

Sierra Leone

Sierra Leone…

  • Wed Apr 5 08:01:01 2000
  • Rank: 100

A prerequisite for peace: why literacy matters

8 September is International Literacy Day…

  • Wed Sep 7 10:38:00 2011
  • Rank: 100

Tunisia

Tunisia continues to enjoy close economic and political ties with the US and Europe and benefits from billions of dollars of foreign investment.…

  • Fri Jul 8 09:52:00 2016
  • Rank: 100

Solomon Islands

Facts, figures & ratings.…

  • Fri Jul 8 09:52:00 2016
  • Rank: 100

Sierra Leone

Every home in Sierra Leone is well stocked with candles, gasoline lanterns and trusty flashlights…

  • Fri Jan 1 23:09:00 2010
  • Rank: 100

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