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International Issues

FOREIGN AID KEEPS LATIN AMERICA POOR

There is no correlation between the volume of foreign aid a country receives and its respect for economic liberty and property rights, says columnist Mary Anastasia O'Grady...

DIRT POOR IN THE WORKERS' PARADISE

Nearly 84 percent of Cuba's food is imported...

SWEDEN: CRIMINALS IN MED SCHOOL

Should Nazi sympathizers and murders be allowed into medical school?...

PROPERTY RIGHTS LINKED TO ECONOMIC SECURITY?

Countries that protect the physical and intellectual property of their people enjoy nearly nine times higher gross domestic product per capita than countries ranking lowest in property rights protections, say researchers...

MAKING EVERY BABY GIRL COUNT

China is ramping up a program that addresses the sociological factors behind an alarming trend: the country's rising sex ratio at birth...

DOUBLE BOOKED

Fifty-six nations allow their citizens to hold two passports, including Australia, India, the Philippines and Russia...

RETURN OF JOBLESS MIGRANTS STRAINS CHINA

China's growing unemployment could strain relations over trade matters with the United States...

CHÃ?VEZ GRABS AGAIN FOR LIFE TENURE

Intimidation is on the rise in Venezuela as a major referendum approaches, says columnist Mary Anastasia O'Grady...

A TYRANT'S "LIBERATION"

This year marks 50 years of Cuban misery, says Otto Reich, former assistant secretary of state and special envoy for Western Hemisphere affairs under Pres. George W. Bush...

MEASURING THE UNFUNDED OBLIGATIONS OF EUROPEAN COUNTRIES

By 2020, the average European Union country will need to raise the tax rate to 55 percent of national income to pay promised benefits, says economist Jagadeesh Gokhale...


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