Featured Resource: CountryWatch
CountryWatch provides country specific intelligence and information for 191 countries and is updated continuously. It is a great resource for individuals needing up-to-date news and information. Country Overviews include: Political, Economic, Investment, Social and Environmental topics.
Some of the information that can be found on CountryWatch:
- Looking to travel to Thailand? Check out Intelligence Wire to read about the latest protests in Bangkok. Take a look at Travel Information. Did you know that touching someone on the head or pointing your feet to anything is considered by Thais to be very rude? Respect Thai customs. Buddha images are sacred and should be treated as such, even by foreigners.
- Find out what the Happy Planet Index is and where the United States ranks!
- Perhaps you need to find the government structure of Brazil for a research paper. CountryWatch will provide the government structure in detail along with the most current election results. Did you know it is voluntary to vote if you are 16 to 18 and over 70, but compulsory if over 18 and under 70 years of age?