Poland: Reflections On a New World
- HISTORY. // Background Notes on Countries of the World: Djibouti;Aug2005, p2
Provides information on the history of Djibouti. History of independence of the republic; Tribes in the country who adopted Islam; Transfer of the administrative capital to Djibouti in 1892; Background information on the elections in Djibouti; Political parties in the country.
- History. // Albania Country Review;2013, p7
The article presents a political overview for Albania and includes information on the autonomy, communism, and political parties.
- FOCUS ON. // National Review Bulletin;4/2/1968, Vol. 20 Issue 13, pB52
The article reports on the situation of the countries in East Europe. One observer states that Czechoslovakia has gone beyond the stage reached in Hungary. The nationalist hope for independence in Romania is controlled by an authoritarian party bureaucracy. The uprising in Poland is pure and...
- History. // Suriname Country Review;2011, p6
The article offers information on the political history in Suriname including the violent conflict between whites and native tribes, the independence from the Netherlands on November 25, 1975, and the formation of political parties after the autonomy period.
- GRUBIÅ NOPOLJSKA KRONIKA 1990.-1991. (I. dio). Bašić, Petar; Miškulin, Ivica // Scrinia Slavonica;2007, Vol. 7, p342
Based on available archival materials, newspaper archives and relevant literature, the authors analyze the events that took place in the Municipality of GrubiÅ¡no polje in 1990. After the multi-party election, in spite of the fact that the communists won, the members of two principal and most...
- Indonesia's only hope. Bastiaanse, H. Th. // America;5/20/1950, Vol. 83 Issue 7, p214
The author reflects on Indonesia's chance of escaping Communism in 1950. He notes that independence is not a guaranteed safeguard against Communist aggression, as evidenced by the fall of China. He cites that the political and economic confusion experienced by Indonesia's new republic can be an...
- Competing for Foreign Direct Investment: Efforts to Promote Nontraditional FDI in Costa Rica, Brazil, and Chile. Nelson, Roy C. // Studies in Comparative International Development;Fall2005, Vol. 40 Issue 3, p3
This article examines government efforts in Costa Rica, Rio Grande do Sul in Brazil, and Chile to promote nontraditional foreign direct investment (FDI). Rather than attempting to account for the overall level of FDI attracted, this article seeks to explain the ability of governments to develop...
- Electing Independence. // Latin America Monitor: Caribbean Monitor;Mar2006, Vol. 23 Issue 3, p12
Reports on the results of the parliamentary elections held in the Netherlands Antilles on January 27, 2006. Agreement between the country's islands to break up the federation into separate countries; Political parties which have the majority in the federation parliament; Islands that comprise...
- PROFILE. // Background Notes on Countries of the World: Nauru;Sep2006, p1
The article provides information on Nauru. The country has no official capital, but its government offices are in the Yaren District. Of the ethnic groups in the country, 80 percent are Nauruan, 5 percent are other Pacific Islander and 8 percent are Chinese. Nauru achieved its independence on...