Month: June 2012

“Nepal, on the Brink of Collapse”

An interesting read….Here is a ¬†recent New York Times article which provides a perspective on the current unstable political situation in Nepal. Constitution talks are failing. With the Maoists and the other political parties whipping up support, protests and strikes are a common occurrence.
The most disturbing news? ¬†“With a per-capita gross domestic product of US$490, Nepal is still one of the poorest countries in the world; unemployment is at 45 percent.” Maintaining a safe and…