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The Tunisian Mirror
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The Tunisian Mirror

The popular revolt which some weeks ago forced the flight of the Tunisian dictator Ben Ali still has some way to go, so the future of this North African country remains an unknown. Pablo Sapag M. What is as clear as daylight is that Tunisia and the Tunisians have held […]

U.S.A: The ‘Wild West’ culture
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U.S.A: The ‘Wild West’ culture

The massacre which took place a couple of weeks ago in Arizona has brought the debate over the carrying of firearms into the foreground in the United States, a question which divides the nation and is considered a political taboo in the country. The media believes that the recent shooting, […]

Haiti: the reconstruction frozen in time
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Haiti: the reconstruction frozen in time

It’s been one year since the earthquake which destroyed a large part of the country, but the plan for the reconstruction of the poverty-stricken country appears to be frozen in time. Sinay Céspedes Moreno The earthquake, which measured 7.3 on the Richter scale, devastated the capital Port-au-Prince and four neighbouring […]

ETA truce: Is this time for good?
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ETA truce: Is this time for good?

On the 10th January, the said armed group declared a “general, permanent and verifiable cease-fire” in a statement published by the Basque daily Gara. Four months before, ETA had sent a video to the BBC stating it had started to cease hostilities but did not specify its conditions. Since then, […]

EU trade policies, a new age of imperialism?
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EU trade policies, a new age of imperialism?

The European Union’s latest initiative to help facilitate the export of raw materials from developing countries is threatening to undermine the development of those regions and at worst it represents “part of a new scramble for Africa”. This is according to a new report published by a coalition of organisations […]