Noisy Drums of War – Some Scenarios
What is happening in the Middle East now is scary, on many different levels. As a whole, it seems that all the countries and societies in the Middle East are either broken or on the path to some level of chaos.The Evolution of Los Cristianos Property in Tenerife
Los Cristianos came to exist during the past 300 years following agricultural development after colonisation by the Spanish. During this period it has changed dramatically into an International Tourist resort, famed throughout the world, especially due to the wonderful climate experienced in the Canary Islands.Europe Gets Sick Of Being Sick
Europeans, sick of their economic ills, try for a political second opinion. Will Americans do the same in November?Ghana Life: Revolutionary Roadblocks
In the period from July 1978 to December 1981, Ghana experienced three successful military coups and several other attempted or rumoured coups. A characteristic of those years, and of a few years that followed, was the proliferation of roadblocks on the main transport routes throughout the country, mounted by police, military personnel and revolutionary cadres. For expatriates working in Ghana, the situation became most tense when the government of Flight Lieutenant Jerry John Rawlings declared that all Americans and British were agents of the CIA. This led to long delays at checkpoints, threats of violence and, on at least one occasion, an actual shooting.The Process of Media Industry Conglomeration
The process of media conglomeration has involved the regrouping of multinational companies, which as a result, has created a power of considerable proportions. This means that these companies have the control of the local and the international market. Their control over the market has been accelerated with the launching of satellites and other development in the media, such as in the field of digital press, digital music and digital videos.