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Kerry Heads To Sri Lanka On Historic Visit To Mend Ties

Top U.S. diplomat John Kerry left early Friday on a landmark trip to Sri Lanka, the first such visit in a decade to the Indian Ocean island as it returns to the diplomatic fold.

May 1, 2015

Sri Lanka Stuck With Former President’s White Elephants

“It’s a crying shame how much money was spent,” said the new government’s deputy minister for policy planning and economic affairs. “Why is an airport in the middle of nowhere? Why are you building a road to the middle of nowhere?”

April 6, 2015
Sri Lanka, Tamil Tigers, Civil War, A9 Highway, Travel, World News, Religion, Buddhism, Hinduism, Sinhalese, Tourists

Sri Lanka Road Trip Finds North And South Still Divided After Civil War

Fluttering with tour buses and strewn with ATMs, the A9 highway is conduit that connects a unified if uneasy Sri Lanka after three decades of civil war.

March 30, 2015