FAQs About Haiti
How much do you know about Haiti? Unfortunately, we oftentimes don’t become familiar with certain countries until we hear about them in the news. While the recent earthquake in Haiti has resulted in massive death and destruction, it’s put the eyes of the world on this small country. Here are some FAQs that may reveal some information you didn’t know about Haiti:Spanish Fiestas
Spain is Famous for its Fiesta’s. There is no doubt that the Spanish are the most noted Nation for their parties and Celebrations of their rich cultural history and traditions. Here we have put together a list of the best ones in each region. They really are not to be missed and are great fun for all the family.Hispanics in America – Culture and Mexicans, Cubans, Venezuelans
Find out how some Hispanic cultures acclimate to the mainstream American culture. Analyzing Hispanic groups in America is a long and informative journey.Will India Disintegrate?
Will India go the way of the erstwhile Soviet Union? The Soviet Union was a monolith state that loomed all over the world like a colossus. Look back to Stalin and Brezhnev and at that time one could dismiss the break up of the Soviet Union as imperialist propaganda.A Short History of Inflation in Brazil
This article provides a brief examination of the history of inflation in Brazil. We focus particularly on what has now become known as the ‘lost decade’ of hyper-inflation as well as the policies that were used to stem its effects which have proven to secure the country’s position as a rising economic power.Landslide Closes Karakoram Highway in North Pakistan
A huge landslide that occurrred in early January 2010 has blocked the Karakoram Highway, the lfeline of the northern tip of Pakistan and the link over the Kunjarab Pass to China. Over 100 locals have perished in the slide and thousands have been left homeless.Lessons From the Coup in Niger Republic
Niger republic is one of the landlocked countries in West Africa. It is located on the Northern border of Nigeria, and it’s a member state of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS). Niger has enjoyed democracy for sometime now until the incumbent president Mamadou Tandja was forcefully removed from office through a military coup d’etat.India China Border Dispute – A Perspective
both nations were not masters of their own destiny. In 1947 India won freedom with a non violent movement led by Gandhi and Mao led a resurgent Red Army to complete domination by the communists and centralized power. Comparisons are odious-but the dawn of a new beginning for both was ominous.Nigeria – What is Good and Great
I have watched with great admiration the wisdom behind the slogan: “Nigeria, Good People, Great Nation”, which I have personally helped to popularize. Going by the things that developed as a result of a careful study of the Nation Nigeria, I began to see that the people of Nigeria are neither united nor diverse; they are a people in limbo!The Long Background on Chinese Screens
Like much traditional Chinese furniture screens have a very long history. The oldest existing screens date back to the 8th Century A.D. But Oriental screens were written about and depicted much earlier. The original use of screens was to place them behind an emperor’s throne with weapon patterns on them to display the leader’s might.