The Commission predicts that FDI will rise by between 15% and 25% in 2011 compared with 2010, but points out that the region should implement policies focused on innovation in order to better absorb the benefits of investment flows.
In 2010, Latin America and the Caribbean was the region with
the strongest percentage increases as a recipient and source of Foreign
Direct Investment (FDI), according to a report presented today in Mexico
City, Mexico, by the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC). Continue reading →
Our article by Ekkehardt Roth of 9th January 2011 seems to have sparked a number of persons to respond on the ICT forum CIVIC. One responder shares his views with us.
By Russell Williams
I have had the pleasure of working with Ekkehardt on a number of occasions over the years, and I think most who have would, to borrow another colleague’s phrase, consider him to be a “friend and relative”, despite his German roots and pigmentation. Continue reading →
The annual observance of the International Day for Persons with Disabilities was established in 1981. This day of observance aims to promote a better understanding of disability issues with a focus on the rights of persons living with disabilities in every aspect of their political, social, economic, and cultural life within their communities. Continue reading →
Racism and xenophobia have once again emerged in British politics, driven by the very difficult economic situation in which Britain is now mired.
The grim reality of racial unease in Britain and its possible consequences were highlighted by an invitation by the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) to a convicted racist and leader of the far-right British National Party (BNP), Nick Griffin, to appear on one its prestigious television programmes, “Question Time”. Griffin appeared alongside representatives of British mainstream political parties, including the Justice Minister Jack Straw. Continue reading →
In today’s trying economic times instead of sinking further and further in debt, we are to look seriously at taking control of the debt we already have. Here are a few tips to help you with your quest to becoming debt-free: Continue reading →