Crisis VAT Increases – Sweeps Across Europe
In a stark warning to all countries facing spiraling debt, Latvia, Lithuania, Estonia and Croatia are all now imposing further VAT increases to help shore up their faltering finances. They join other countries such as Ireland and Hungary forced into recent crisis VAT hikes, with a number Western countries seemingly certain to follow.Political Process & Urban Youth Development In Niger Delta
At in-dependency in 1960, the Nigerian population was about 50 million. Currently we are an estimate 158 million, meaning that 120 million Nigerians are below the age of 43 years. If those above 60 years are only about 38 million, it therefore means those between the ages of 18- 43 years are the majority. That is about 110 million. Registered voters are currently 130 million according to Electoral Commission of Nigeria, clearly more than half of those eligible to vote are 18 years and above. The pertinent question is therefore: where are the rest of potential voters as out of the 110 million registered voters, only less than 80 million voted in 2007?Revel Casino Finds Interesting Partner to Finish Construction
Atlantic City is kind of like a paradise that never quite came to fruition. It was a good idea – in fact, a great idea. Beach, gambling, shows, what more could you want from a vacation? But instead of becoming the multi-day destination for wealthy executives from New York, Philadelphia, and DC that Mr. Trump and others were anticipating, it became a somewhat seedy mecca with lots of retired bus trippers. Atlantic City was eclipsed by a much more remote destination in desert of Nevada.Water Wars Are Coming – Water Challenges May Be Beyond Negotiation Soon
Looks like Iraq has more than just a few issues to deal with. Just when we thought they got rid of all the terrorists, insurgents, and sectarian violence, now they have a severe water problem. The Muslims believe that water should be free to all; that is their teaching. But Turkey is already short of water and they can spare no more into the ancient rivers, which flow through Baghdad. This is becoming a huge issue.Privatizing – A Way to Make Illicit Profits With Bribery and Corruption
For more than a year it has been France’s turn to fall under the microscope of the international media over bribery and corruption allegations, as it had been Britain’s turn in the mid 1990s over sleaze in the Conservative Government. Recent events in the USA, Canada, France, Germany, Austria, Britain, Ireland, Netherlands, Belgium, Spain, Portugal, Italy, Greece, Turkey, Denmark, Cyprus, Malta, Luxembourg, Switzerland, Liechtenstein, Norway, Sweden and Finland. Between them these countries are responsible for around 70% of world’s exports and 61.6% of the world’s combined GNPs.