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The next social contract

– Kemal Derviş Kemal Derviş, former Minister of Economic Affairs of Turkey and former Administrator for the United Nations Development Program (UNDP), is Vice President of the Brookings Institution. PARIS – Around the world nowadays, persistent unemployment, skill mismatches, and retirement frameworks have become central to fiscal policy – and […]

Former UK Prime Minister did not agree to US invasion of Grenada

A report released by Britain ‘s National Archives on Thursday said Britain had been against United States plans to invade Grenada in 1983.

The documents indicate that then UK prime minister Margaret Thatcher and United States president Ronald Reagan were at odds over the plans to invade the Caribbean island after its revolutionary leader, Maurice Bishop and several of his cabinet ministers were executed by a section of the People’s Revolutionary Army (PRA) headed by then deputy leader, Bernard Coard.