World Tourism Day – Challenges Galore!
The first half of 2009 has been sordid thanks to the invasion of the recession, terrorism and new health concerns that have left many key industries across India and the rest of the world in a lurch. The ghosts of 2008 just refuse to die down and continue to haunt the world economies! While the global tourism industry and the Indian tourism industry in particular is no exception to this, experts see this as an opportunity in crisis. The key lies in identifying the problems, fixing them and this is just the right time to do it!World Human Rights Day – More Than Mere Celebrations!
The horrors of the Second World War shook the entire world! Besides thousands of precious lives lost, the world witnessed perhaps the most gruesome violation of human rights during the time. In a way the war was a wake up call for the entire world. In 1945, the founding member nations of the then newly formed United Nations came together to draft many radical laws to protect and promote the basic human rights of its citizens.Hugo Chavez Has Shut Down Broadcast News Media Companies – 30 of Them
Hugo Chavez is the president of Venezuela and he was originally elected to that position and then re-elected several times. Unfortunately, he is acting a lot less like a president and more like a dictator each and every year. He has worked to change their constitution allowing for no term limits, thus giving him almost the status of a king.Why is China Trading With Venezuela and Iran, and Selling Them Weapons?
Thanks to United States know how, investment dollars, and the US middle class buying hundreds of billions of dollars a year that China produces, China has become the third largest nation in terms of GDP in the world; so, what is it that China is doing with all this money? Well several things actually, including building up their military, and buying resources, raw materials and oil from other nations; often, nations that are enemies of the United States, or have been quite hostile to us. China has been making deals to buy resources and oil from Iran and Venezuela…Why Is China Shipping Poisonous Dog Food, Baby Food, Tooth Paste, and Lead Paint Toys to the US?
It seems lately that China with its first-tier trading partner status with the United States is getting away with murder, literally. We all know that there have been issues with imported Chinese products. Not long ago, it was found that drywall that was used to build all the new homes during the last housing boom at very serious chemical coatings on them, they ended up giving the residents of these homes nosebleeds, and causing them serious diseases; the drywall was manufactured and came from China.