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Archive for October 15th, 2008

A country deserves the leaders that they have. »

Ecuador, a small, oil-producing country in the Andean region of South America, has experienced ten years of political and economic instability. On January 15, 2007, Rafael Correa, a left-leaning, U.S.-trained economist, was inaugurated to a four-year presidential term, becoming the country’s eighth president in ten years.

Financial Crisis in France »

Hi everyone, Let’s talk a bit about the financial crisis which is hitting France too! When I talk to my relatives back home, they all seem very worried about what’s going on at the moment. Some banks went bankrupt and everyone is scared about their money.

Investment boom in Moldova »

It’s amazing that in the conditions of the global economic crisis one can still find such kind of news :). The amount of direct investments in my home country increased 40% compared to the last year amount. Check this out:

The issue of wasting food in Japan »

I’d like to introduce Second Harvest Japan—–the 1st food bank in Japan. This firm was actually started by an American navy officer, Charles McJilton, who was studying in Japan and graduated from Jyochi Daigaku (Sophia University). There are two youtube videos about this food bank company in the link below.

The Crisis Bypassing Central and Eastern Europe? »

The financial crisis and especially the struggle of the banking sector is not hitting Central and Eastern Europe as hard as some have expected.

Economic crises in the US and globally »

In this article I am going to give the reader a wide range of news of how the economic crisis in the USA is shown in the rest of the world and how it affects the other stock exchanges in other countries.

Germans scared about their money in Iceland »

Germans scared about their money in Iceland According to WELT ONLINE, over 30,000 Germans are currently scared about money they have in accounts with Iceland’s largest bank Kaupthing Edge, after they were unable to access their accounts via online banking.

Chilean Economy today »

Inflation is the principal economic issue that Chile has to face up to at this moment and the development of the worldwide financial crisis has increased Chilean and international uncertainty towards the future.