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Monday, April 07, 2008

The (Not So) Hidden Costs Of Ethanol

What Happened:
Egyptian police foiled plans for a general strike after protesters angry about rising food prices set fire to buildings and looted shops in the industrial Nile Delta town of Mahalla el-Kobra over the weekend. (AP in the International Herald Tribune) At least four people were killed in similar clashes with police in Les Cayes, a city on Haiti’s Caribbean coast. (BBC News)
What the commentators said: here.
Follow Up 04/08: Crowds of demonstrators in Haiti have tried to storm the presidential palace in the capital Port-au-Prince as protests continue over food prices. More here.

posted by CASFS 2006 @ 7:21 PM


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