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March 21, 2013 - Today's Update

  • Featured Story - Gen. Hayden’s Portrait Joins CIA’s Directors Gallery
  • World Leaders - Updated Chiefs of State and Cabinet Members of Foreign Governments with updated entries for Brazil, Cape Verde, China, Cuba--NDE, El Salvador, Greece, Holy See (Vatican City), Iran--NDE, Malawi, Maldives, Poland, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Swaziland, Tunisia, United Arab Emirates and Venezuela. Changes reflect updates in leadership, positions, or the spelling of officials’ names in the country listings during the period March 12 - 19, 2013.
  • World Factbook - In 2012, fiscal and monetary policies shifted towards greater austerity for many countries. In the World entry, the "Economy-Overview" highlights these changes and their impact on global economic performance. The "Overview" now contains a link to a spreadsheet detailing changes in the level of government expenditures, revenues, and national money supplies (M1) for about 200 countries for the period 2008-2012.

Posted: Mar 21, 2013 09:36 AM
Last Updated: Mar 21, 2013 10:52 AM