Countries

Some articles on countries:

Retirement
... In most countries, the idea of retirement is of recent origin, being introduced during the late 19th and early 20th centuries ... Nowadays most developed countries have systems to provide pensions on retirement in old age, which may be sponsored by employers and/or the state ... In many poorer countries, support for the old is still mainly provided through the family ...
Criminal Defamation
... the existence of criminal defamation law across the globe, as well as showing countries that have special protections for political leaders or functionaries of the state ... database on criminal and civil defamation provisions in 55 countries, including all European countries, all member countries of the Commonwealth of Independent States, the ...
Economy Of Spain - Growing Reduction of European Union Funds
... recent 20 years due to economic standardization in relation to other countries and the effects of EU enlargement ... funds the Common Agricultural Policy of the European Union (CAP) is spread across more countries (the Eastern Europe countries have a significant agricultural sector) ... strongly in absolute terms) and due to the incorporation of less developed countries, lowers the average income per capita (or GDP per capita), so that Spanish regions relatively less developed, have come to ...
Geography Of Libya
... Libya is fourth in size among the countries of Africa and seventeenth among the countries of the world ... It lay within easy reach of the major European nations and linked the Arab countries of North Africa with those of the Middle East, facts that throughout history had ...
Anti-globalization Movement - Criticisms - Lack of Widespread "Third World" Support
... Critics have asserted that people from poor countries (the Third World) have been relatively accepting and supportive of globalization while the strongest ... of globalization would result in many people in poor countries being left in greater poverty ... labour has proved to be competitive, why do industrial countries start feeling concerned about our workers? When all of a sudden there is a concern about the welfare of our workers, it is suspicious." In ...

Famous quotes containing the word countries:

    Americans living in Latin American countries are often more snobbish than the Latins themselves. The typical American has quite a bit of money by Latin American standards, and he rarely sees a countryman who doesn’t. An American businessman who would think nothing of being seen in a sport shirt on the streets of his home town will be shocked and offended at a suggestion that he appear in Rio de Janeiro, for instance, in anything but a coat and tie.
    Hunter S. Thompson (b. 1939)

    The man who loves other countries as much as his own stands on a level with the man who loves other women as much as he loves his own wife.
    Theodore Roosevelt (1858–1919)

    What really distinguishes this generation in all countries from earlier generations ... is its determination to act, its joy in action, the assurance of being able to change things by one’s own efforts.
    Hannah Arendt (1906–1975)