Archive for February, 2015

International Analysis: Four Years Later, Egyptians’ Revolution Co-opted

Op-Ed by Sahar Aziz — The Mark News— It all seems surreal – those 18 days in 2011 when Egyptians broke down the wall of fear to demand the fall of the Mubarak regime. As television screens across the world showed millions of Egyptians bravely confronting violent security forces, Egyptians proved […]

Andean Bank Sees Peru Leading Economic Growth This Year

Andean Bank Sees Peru Leading Economic Growth This Year

The Andean Development Corporation, CAF,  Latin America’s development bank, said it expects Peru to lead economic growth this year, driven by infrastructure projects and increased mining production, state news agency Andina reported. “This will be a year with interesting economic growth,” the bank’s director in Peru, Eleonora Silva, said. “Within […]

by · February 4, 2015 · 1 comment · Business
Tension Lingers Over Southern Copper’s Tia Maria Mine

Tension Lingers Over Southern Copper’s Tia Maria Mine

Tension over the development of Southern Copper Corp.’s Tia Maria copper project is heating up, as opponents and supporters hold rallies in southern Peru’s Arequipa region. The project, which the government is hoping will restart after Southern Copper put it on hold in 2011, is at the center of a dispute […]

International Analysis: The Truth About the CENTCOM Hack

By Martin Libicki and David Gompert — The Mark News —  Responsible media reported that ISIS hackers briefly took over the Twitter account of U.S. Central Command (CENTCOM) on Jan. 12. Unfortunately, many people interpreted the news incorrectly, and believed that terrorists had commandeered CENTCOM’s computer system. ISIS (the Islamic State […]