Latvia’s gotten credit for its generally sober and steady handling of overlapping political and economic transitions, but is everybody sold on all the changes?
Deadly Latvia cave-in comes two days after a nearly-completed South African shopping center collapsed.
While it may have begun as a means of economic survival during extremely challenging times, entrepreneurship in the Baltics is now the engine that has created a pocket of growing prosperity while the rest of Europe continues in a recession, Cornwall writes.
Glenn Beck tore into MSNBC's promo featuring Melissa Harris-Perry saying how she felt the US public should pay more attention to public education. But even while US students lag behind their overseas peers, Mr. Beck took Ms. Harris-Perry's criticism of Americans as sacrilege.