Winners & Losers
Winners Gay couples in South Africa: In a landmark law taking effect today, South Africa becomes the first African country to allow gay marriages. Latin leftists: Rafael Correa wins in Ecuador, and his “personal friend” Hugo Chávez looks set to win another term in Venezuela’s election this Sunday. AIDS patients: Thailand moves forward with production ...
Latin leftists: Rafael Correa wins in Ecuador, and his “personal friend” Hugo Chávez looks set to win another term in Venezuela’s election this Sunday.
AIDS patients: Thailand moves forward with production of generic retroviral drugs, and Bill Clinton’s foundation strikes a deal with Indian drug makers to slash the price of more than a dozen pediatric AIDS medicines.
Toyota: Tops Ford’s auto sales in the U.S. market.
Russian Forbes: The magazine’s December issue was pulled from newsstands this week after its cover subject, the wife of Moscow’s mayor, complained about her profile, leading the editor in chief to quit in protest. The German licensing company responsible for the decision to pull has since reconsidered.
American history: The U.S. citizenship test for immigrants drops questions about the nation’s history in favor of queries about the nature of democracy.
Somalia: Suicide blasts moves the country closer to the brink of civil war.
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