February 22, 2019

Tunisia defends controversial tourist adverts

Tunisia has defended a controversial advertising campaign designed to attract tourists back to the North African country following its January revolution. Billboards have appeared in London of a woman getting a massage, next to the words: "They say that in Tunisia some people receive … [Read more...]

Cuba looking at allowing overseas travel and tourism

The Cuban government says it is looking at plans to allow its citizens to travel abroad as tourists for the first time in more than 50 years. The proposed move is part of a massive reform package approved by the Communist Party Congress in April, designed to turn around Cuba's flagging … [Read more...]

NZ Government energy strategy wants to exploit fossil fuel reserves

A New Zealand Government Strategy paper says that tapping oil, gas and coal reserves is their top priority. The paper called, Developing Our Energy Potential, wants exploring ''petroleum and mineral fuel'' reserves put ahead of investing in renewable power sources and new power generation … [Read more...]

Cuba to axe one million jobs to boost economy

Cuba has announced radical plans to lay off up to a million state employees in an attempt to revivie its struggling economy. In an attempt to lift productivity, the Cuban Labour Federation says that several hundred thousand workers will lose their jobs within six months, with more to … [Read more...]