Rival rallies held in Tunisia

2013-08-04

Tunis – Tens of thousands of Tunisians marched in support of their embattled government on Saturday as opposition protesters renewed calls for the Islamist-led administration to step down, heightening a crisis sparked by a political assassination.

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Still a Long Way to Go for Tunisian Democracy

Notes internacionals CIDOB, núm. 73

Tunisia remains very dependent on international good will: despite receiving aid and loans worth $1.5bn last year, the growing current account deficit has reduced hard currency reserves to the equivalent of three and a half months cover of imports.

http://www.cidob.org/es/publicaciones/notes_intl/n1_73/still_a_long_way_to_go_for_tunisian_democracy