"Africa is, indeed, coming into fashion." - Horace Walpole (1774)

2.12.2008

kenya watch

The crisis in Kenya is obviously hurting the country's economy. Not only are the tourists not coming, but as Sam pointed out last week and the AP covers today, the violence there is creating some challenges for Kenya's cut flowers industry, smack dab in the middle of the most important season of their year. Those red roses aren't grown in Amsterdam in the middle of winter, kids, and Kenya desparately needs to hold its economy together.

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