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<P>Worries abound among l<A></A>ocal fishermen as major hotels rise up around vibrant mangrove forests, threatening livelihoods.</P>

Last Modified: 17 Jan 2011 20:04

<P>One year on from the earthquake people are looking for someone to blame for not having rebuilt Haiti already. While the world's media seem to&nbsp;hold&nbsp;aid organisations responsible, it&nbsp;ignores&nbsp;the the ugly history of why Haiti's government is such a mess.&nbsp;</P>

Last Modified: 12 Jan 2011 20:44

<P><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt; LINE-HEIGHT: 115%; FONT-FAMILY: 'Verdana','sans-serif'">A judge has ordered former Republican US House Majority Leader Tom DeLay to serve three years for his role in a scheme to illegally funnel corporate money to Texas political candidates in 2002.</SPAN></P>

Last Modified: 11 Jan 2011 02:53

<P><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt; LINE-HEIGHT: 115%; FONT-FAMILY: 'Verdana','sans-serif'">Polling stations have been set up in multiple locations across the US to accommodate people originally from the south who want to&nbsp;influence the vote.</SPAN></P>

Last Modified: 10 Jan 2011 03:10

<P>&nbsp;Both the late Pakistani governor of Punjab Salman Taseer and Democrat Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords put unpopular subjects on the table.</P>

Last Modified: 9 Jan 2011 03:41

<P><SPAN style="LETTER-SPACING: 0px">The political analogy, which when used correctly, can crush an opponents’ argument with one slick, sharp, well-timed motion - or it can make you look quite silly. </SPAN></P>

Last Modified: 8 Jan 2011 20:39

<P><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: small; FONT-FAMILY: Calibri">The staff shuffle in the Obama Administration is an attempt to inject new blood after the shellacking Obama and the Democrats took in last November’s Midterm Elections.</SPAN></P>

Last Modified: 8 Jan 2011 00:43

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