A new Libyan Government has been sworn in for the first time in a decade, since the fall of Muammar Gaddafi in 2011. This is a positive sign for a nation that has struggled for so long, and with the rise of a new nation comes a rise in industry, and particularly in this case, the rise of oil.
To say that, both this and last years St Patrick's Day were a shadow of our previous experiences of the potential the day must behold each of us, is a serious understatement. To paint a probably over romantic picture of Paddy’s Day, with bustling pubs, empty and full pints of the "black stuff" scattered on every table and a certain spring in their step of everyone you meet on your adventure that day.
EU Resumes use of AstraZeneca Vaccine
A new President and a new Taoiseach met this St Patrick’s Day, as the office holders do every year to discuss the relationship between the United States and Ireland. The pandemic has caused the bilateral meeting between President Joe Biden and Taoiseach Micheál Martin to be held virtually between Washington DC and Dublin.
Over the past thirty years, extreme poverty has been reduced by more than half. The drastic trends of reduction in extreme poverty began during the 1970s . In 1990, nearly 36% of the world’s population lived in extreme poverty, in 2017, that number fell to 9%. Countries which were regarded as very poor twenty to thirty years ago, are now the leaders of growth in their regions.
International auctioneer 'Christies' has added a piece of art created by Ivorian contemporary artist, Aboudia Abdoulaye Diarrassouba to feature during its upcoming auction. The Auction window is set to open online from 10:00 AM (EST) February 25 March 12 2021.