Category: North America

United States Population Graph

United States 2001

Yearbook 2001 USA. The all-overshadowing event during the year was the September 11 terror attack, when suicide pilots crashed two hijacked passenger planes against the World Trade Center’s two skyscrapers in New York and...

Trinidad and Tobago Population Graph

Trinidad and Tobago 2001

Yearbook 2001 Trinidad and Tobago. There was a deadly race between the country’s two largest parties in the new election held on December 10. The ruling United National Congress (UNC) won 18 of Parliament’s...

St. Vincent & Grenadines Population Graph

Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 2001

Yearbook 2001 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines. The ruling New Democratic Party (NDP), led by Prime Minister Arnhim Eustace, stepped back sharply in the general elections on March 28. The major winner of the...

Saint Lucia Population Graph

Saint Lucia 2001

Yearbook 2001 Saint Lucia. On March 29, George Odlum resigned as Foreign Minister and Minister of International Trade since it was clear that at the next election he will not be running for his...

Saint Kitts & Nevis Population Graph

Saint Kitts and Nevis 2001

Yearbook 2001 Saint Christopher and Nevis. Major problems on the islands were the increasing drug-related crime and the spread of HIV. During the year, therefore, the government imposed a curfew in the evenings for...

Panama Population Graph

Panama 2001

Yearbook 2001 Panama. On June 22, Panama was removed from the list compiled by the OECD on countries that are failing in international cooperation on economic crime. President Mireya Moscoso stated that the efforts...

Nicaragua Population Graph

Nicaragua 2001

Yearbook 2001 Nicaragua. Former Sandinist leader and Nicaragua president during the 1980s Daniel Ortega failed to regain power on a democratic path in the November presidential election. Ortega, who led the polls as late...

Mexico Population Graph

Mexico 2001

Yearbook 2001 Mexico. On March 11, representatives of the Zapatist guerrilla reached Mexico City after a two-week march from the headquarters in the southern state of Chiapas. The march, which passed through twelve states...

Jamaica Population Graph

Jamaica 2001

Yearbook 2001 Jamaica. The country was characterized by severe social unrest with violent street fighting in Kingston and a large number of murders. More than 1,100 people were murdered during the year, an increase...