Economic Indicators: 2000 to 2015 Data presented without comment. You can click on chart for source interactive data. GDP Change (Billion USD)2000 16.3 2005 24.4 8.12014 74.9 50.5Change in GDP 2000-2005=49%Change in GDP 2005-2014=200%Note:Comparison of GDP per Capita for IndiaComparison of Debt to GDP for the US.The US GDP also includes intangibles such as films, music, iTunes to GDP, increasing GDP by 3%.Also see US ...

Negombo Resources: Building Contractor Got some Building work done by Kumar and ??. They wore building a two storied house right in front of my apartment. Hired them to do some additions to the apartment. Good work and very knowledgeable. Enthusiastic work crew.You can contact Kumar at 077-535-9679

Negombo 3rd Floor Furnished Studio Apartment Negombo 3rd Floor Furnished Studio Apartment contact sereno/barr 077-8584009 or sbarrkum@gmail.com (pdf flyer here)Overlooking the Mangroves. Quiet residential area. The balcony faces the mangroves and partial views of the Negombo Lagoon. It is very private and secluded, even while being open and airy. There are no other buildings at this height nearby. i.e. Can have all doors and windows open ...

mtDNA of Sri Lankans mtDNA Treefrom http://www.phylotree.org/tree/main.htmSummary of Ranaweera et al 2014 (for complete Figures and Tables ). Note this is just the maternal mtDNA (maternal) which is 1/24th of the genetic make up. See second box in DNA primerVedda groups (mtDNA) is much different from the rest of Sri Lankans (higher frequency of haplogroup R30b/R8a1a3 in all Vedda subgroups). There is no clear ...

Blackwater World Oder: Pirates and Mercenaries The new world order (as in history too) is to use mercenaries, i.e. hired guns working for a profit. Governments such as the UK and US as usual use double speak and label the mercenaries as Private Contractors or Private Military Companies (PMC).There is no of a specific legal framework to deal with Private Military Contractors1. The PMC's declare that ...

Links: Chinese, US economic clout Just the linksHow China Covered The World (31 Countries) In "Liquidity Swap LinesEssentially, China has used bilateral swap agreements to help embed the yuan in international trade in the the post-crisis era. As you'll see below, counterparty countries have also tapped their yuan liquidity lines when they're cut off from dollar funding, making China a critical lifeline for bolstering FX ...

False*: Sinhalese settelements in Wilpattu National Park There is Colombo Telegraph article/letter by N M Ameen accusing the government of settling Sinhalese in Wilpattu National Park. I assume this is a tit for tat, one false accusation as a reply to another false accusation. i.e. A reply to the FALSE accusation that Rishad Bathiudeen has settled Muslim families in Wilpattu National Park.Anyway as far as I know ...

False: Wilpattu National Park Deforestation in Marichchikatti/Marichchukkaddi There is a lot of stuff being yelled about Wilpattu most of it false. Added somehow facts and clear references are always missing.Update: Daily Mirror says that Maitripala Sirisena orders immediate halt of Deforestation in Wilpattu National Park.Hmm, there is no deforestation in Wilpattu National Park. If MS had said halted deforestation in Wilpattu Park Buffer Zone, That would have ...

Bin Laden: Assasinated or Murdered Basically the points alleged by Seymour Hersch is thatBin Laden was held prisoner by Pakistan Intelligence in Abbottbad CompoundFormer senior Pakistani intelligence officer gave info for much of $25 million rewardUS Navy seals entered Abbottbad Compound and killed Bin LadenThe US Navy Seal team that carried out the raid conveniently died in a helicopter crash a couple weeks later. The ...

Sri Lanka Development Bonds (SLDBs) for LKR 10 billion (USD 81,25 million) were issued at approx 4% at the moment.Why did did Arjunan Mahendran issue 10 billion at 11.75% if there is a huge demand for Bonds even at around 4%.The current issue of bonds were2 year Bonds: USD 30.00 million at 6 month Libor +3.6%3 year Bonds: USD 51.25 ...

Basil Rajapakse remanded: Stealing billions and stashing them in Dubai banks So Basil Rajapakse has been remanded. Stealing billions and stashing them in Dubai banks. Not quite.He has been charged witha) Providing LKR 2,500/per family for repairing houses of 14 families .b) Paying Compensation of 1,700/person to 1,067 Samurdhi Officers for voluntary retirement. c) Spending 23 million on Printing Samurdhi Diaries (*).(*) Note Samurdhi Diaries were also printed in 2004 with ...

Arjunan Mahendran and Central Bank Loss Costs LKR 12.5 Billion The whole Arjuna Mahendran Central Bank Fiasco explained very simply.Bottom line one is a minimum of LKR 12.5 billion lost to the country.Bottom Line two, no law has been broken, the beauty of high finance white collar crime.The Numbers:a) 1 billion was needed to roll over expiring bonds.b) Expected Interest Rate was 9.5% c) Instead 10 billion was accepted at ...

Fantastic Article on the History of Finance, Capital and DebtKarl: So when we look over the history of this era and its battle between credit and the ruling elite, the challenge was to maintain land ownership within your community and keep your people there, making sure that they had some share in the benefits of working together. This sort of ...

Roundup  (glyphosate ) linked to cancer The World Health Organisation’s cancer agency has declared the world’s most widely used weedkiller (glyphosate) a “probable carcinogen” in a move that will alarm the agrochemical industry and amateur gardeners.The IARC assembled 17 experts to assess five organophosphate pesticides. After meeting for a week this month at IARC headquarters in Lyon, France, the panel decided that two of the chemicals ...

Asian Infrastructure Development Bank: U.K. Germany, France and Italy Join Bank The Asian Infrastructure Development Bank was created by China as an alternative to the World Bank. While Sri Lanka has been busy distancing themselves from China, Europe including U.K. Germany, France and Italy join the Bank.This is a must read, with Sri Lanka mentioned. The interviewer is Sharmini Peries of Real News NetworkExcerpts from Michael Hudson: Europe Tilts East Towards ...

Worst President: JR Jayawardana or Mahinda Rajapakse ? Worst President: JR Jayawardana or Mahinda Rajapakse ?Sereno Anukkranayagam Barr-KumarakulasingheNorth Western Province, Sri LankaDownload a PDF version SummaryFor those who cant be bothered to read long political stuff a two line sound byte.Junius Richard Jayawardana (JR): Creator of the 83 anti-Tamil riots, resulting in virulently anti-Sri Lanka diaspora segment. Builder of a megalomaniacal Capital and Parliament in Sri Jayawardanapura. ...

Who was worse JR or MR I am a Sri Lankan and part Tamil. One who did not even bother getting a green card after living and working for 22 years in the US (Student Visa and 3 H1B Visas).Everyone else conveniently has forgotten JR Jayawardena the architect of the 1978 Executive Presidency.I have not forgotten.JR The one who after the 1983 riots said in Daily ...

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