Archive for July 1st, 2009

The Recovery of the Ailing Global Economy: The Predicament of Sri Lanka

Wednesday, July 1st, 2009

By Garvin Karunaratne Ph.D..Michigan State University Formerly of the SLAS, Government Agent, Matara District A few months have passed since the global economic system crashed and action taken to date has failed to arrest the problem. Justin Lee, the Chief Economist and the Vice President for Development Economics at the World Bank has voiced himself […]

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You and Sri Lanka – Ms. Navanetham Pillay, United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights ,

Wednesday, July 1st, 2009

Asoka Weerasinghe Kings Grove Crescent . Gloucester . Ontario . Canada Ms. Navanetham Pillay, United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights ,Wilson 52 rue des Paquis CH-1201 Geneva Switzerland Dear Ms. Pillay: Sri Lanka’s Daily Mirror of June 29, 2009 reported that: “Human Rights Minister Mahinda Samarasinghe said the newly appointed United Nations High Commissioner […]

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The tight rope walk that is the 13th Amendment

Wednesday, July 1st, 2009

Mario Perera, Kadawata The President according to top Indian sources has promised to go beyond the 13th amendment. This is what the news article in BBC Sinhala.com said on an earlier date; President Mahinda Rajapaksa earlier told an Indian television channel that his government is considering “13 amendment plus” in an attempt to resolve grievances […]

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