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Monthly Archives: May 2012

UNESCO, the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, as part of the 1972 Convention Concerning the Protection of the World Cultural and Natural Heritage, is dedicated to the protection of “certain places on Earth that...

By Record on May 31st, 2012

Leaders of the world’s most developed countries, the Group of Eight, gathered on May 18th in the state of Maryland to discuss pursuing sustainable energy and low carbon policies. They reached an agreement to support the Climate and Clean Air...

By Record on May 30th, 2012

In July of 2010 the United Nations (UN) General Assembly voted that all human beings have the essential right to clean drinking water and proper sanitation. This motion was part of a greater initiative to promote the issue of global water scarcity....

By Record on May 28th, 2012

Signs within the beleaguered Eurozone suggest that Spain’s troubled banking sector will continue to be denied any respite from its ongoing financial woes. Among the principal causes of worry are the banks’ difficulty in raising capital in...

By Record on May 26th, 2012

On April 12, 2012, members of a “Military Command” deposed interim president Raimundo Pereira and Prime Minister Carlos Gomes Júnior of Guinea Bissau. Although both men were released on April 25, the military has retained control of the...

By Record on May 24th, 2012