Archive for June 20th, 2010

Minding “our” language: a post-colonial obsession

Sunday, June 20th, 2010

Ajit Randeniya Sri Lankan newspapers appear to regularly report worrying reports of urgent needs such as medical supplies to hospitals, and as the recent flash floods sickeningly demonstrated, the re-engineering of the city storm water drainage network needs to be undertaken urgently. Curiously however the Colombo elite, instead of pursuing these vital social needs, appear […]

More >

Proposed investigation on Sri Lanka by UN officials

Sunday, June 20th, 2010

Ben Silva Attention of Mr Ban Ki Moon, Secretary General, UN    What is the most morally corrupt international organization in the world? Without argument, the UN has degenerated into what esteemed journalist Claudia Rosett [10]  refers to as an institution mired in corruption, secrecy, venality and total lack of accountability ref: The UN: Corruption […]