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Explore the Nations of the World’s Country Reviews are a series of 50-100 page reports that profile the political, economic, corporate and environmental trends for each of the 191 countries around the world. Available online, in hard copy and on CD-ROM, these reports are updated every six months. The information provided can help students compare differences between economic and political systems, explore the major ethnic and cultural groups of every country, study key religions and their impact and see a chronology of events that impact social structure.


The Reviews can be purchased in book or CD form, or with an online multi-user license that covers every authorized student and educator in your school, district or university. Access via a direct IP connection is provided to allow users to utilize the product from any Internet connection. In addition, offers Country Wire, an Internet country-by-country global news service that provides real time news segmented by 191 countries from 12 major international wire services. The service has over 200,000 news articles available in a one-year archive and provides daily updates for breaking stories in each country., Houston, TX, (800) 879-3885,

This article originally appeared in the 05/01/2000 issue of THE Journal.