• 1999-12-09
Let's nominate the members of Latvia's parliament and Riga City Council and their functionaries to share the Rhino-skin Award. Admittedly it's a little late and quite modest compared to the bounty they claimed for themselves last month.At first glance it seemed that Saeima members would solely earn the honor. Despite the risk of making themselves appear greedy, MPs demonstrated by precept and example the NGO buzzword "transparency" when they opened the books on their funding priorities and gave themselves an extra dollop of cash on Nov. 18 to celebrate Latvia's 81st year of independence.Tha...
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