WIKILEAKS: “VERY EFFECTIVE” LANKAN DIPLOMACY

The threat of a resolution against Sri Lanka in March in Geneva, the speech by Canada’s Foreign Minister at the United Nation’s General Assembly, the lobbying within the Commonwealth, the statement by the UK Labour Party’s Shadow Foreign Secretary, the remarks of the Swiss Federal Attorney General on Gen. Dias, the legal moves in the […]
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Trading malpractices leave paddy farmers in a soup

From the pile of papers on his table, S. Hettiarachchi, the Chairman of Raja-Ela Farmers’ Organization in the Polonnaruwa district pulled out the copies of two bills yet to be settled by two other fellow farmers   for the purchase of fertilizer and some other agro-inputs during the 2011 Yala season.  Mr. Hettiarachchi, as the head […]
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