By Peter Apps, Political Risk Correspondent
LONDON, (Reuters) – Not so long ago, political risk was mostly regarded as a hazard in emerging but not developed markets, except perhaps for trading in oil and other commodities sourced from perceived “dangerous” places.
Anyone who reads widely will attest to the joyful revelation that can come from the written word. Sometimes it’s from the extended drawn out journey that takes you to a totally different world, as in the immersion in Russian culture that Boris Pasternak leads you through in “Doctor Zhivago”.
This week we asked people at Linden to name the town’s best entertainment spots. Their answers follow:Photos and Interviews
by Cathy Richards
Leola Narine – ‘Lindeners do not have much access to entertainment since it has its season and with the economic state.
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Q: How long do I have to wait for an appointment date?
A: Our current wait time for a non-immigrant visa appointment is approximately six days, but that can change as demand for visa appointments increases.
By Dr. Christopher Carrico
What is culture?
Welsh literary and cultural critic Raymond Williams once wrote that ‘Culture is one of the two or three most complicated words in the English language.’ According to Williams, the word first entered the English language in the early 15th century, and originally referred to the tending of animals and crops.
Jeffrey D. Sachs is Professor of Economics and Director of the Earth Institute at Columbia University. He is also a Special Adviser to United Nations Secretary-General on the Millennium Development Goals.