The old Republican Congress passed legislation to punish countries
that did not sign on the dotted line, even when doing so undermined other foreign policy goals.
Note that the donor countries
dictate which companies will build the projects in the receiving countries
, thereby transferring the bulk of the foreign-aid money to well-connected business elites from the donor countries
But the birth dearth is far from universal, and some of the world's poorest (such as Niger) and most populous (like India) countries
are still experiencing rapid population growth, enough to make it likely that, according to the United Nations' median projection, the world (now at 6.
For #1-13, locate and name the countries
or geographical features of Asia that match these descriptions:
Beginning in the Uruguay Round, however, the developed countries
increasingly set their sights on commitments from the fast-growing emerging market countries
Most career guidance services in most countries
are paid for by governments, whether at the national, regional, or local level.
In more than half the 87 countries
studied, the piracy rate exceeded 60 percent.
This course is specifically designed for those countries
that either have weak institutional controls over the armed forces or wish to improve existing structures and procedures.
Citing a study that examined changes in traffic fatality rates in various countries
between 1975 and 1998, the report noted that during that time span Canada's road fatality rates declined by 63.
On behalf of Tax Executives Institute, I would like to thank you for your 22 March 2004, letter responding to TEI's concerns about the practical implications of making intra-EC supplies of goods to VAT-registered customers in Acceding Countries
on or after 1 May 2004.
Again, the Arab countries
are put at a disadvantage regarding all forms of freedom as covered by the Freedom House index.
Enter President Bush, who in March 2002 announced a major new initiative--dubbed the "Millennium Challenge Account" (MCA)--to provide significant assistance to stand-out poor countries
that were "ruling justly, investing in people, and encouraging economic freedom," including Tanzania, a likely recipient for the programs first year of funding.