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Morocco

Morocco

Population: 35.27 mn.
GDP: $103.6 bn.
Debt: $46.26 bn.

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Voting for Driss

The big winner in the 14 November general election was Interior Minister Driss Basri. Following some way behind were the biggest opposition party, the Union Socialiste des Forces P...


Generation game

Cautious moves towards more openness are part of King Hassan's plans for his heir

This year's elections, probably in May or June, may bring opposition parties into government but the political opening will be limited. Much of the power will stay with the Palace ...


Making a hash of it

The price of cannabis has soared this summer in Britain and other European markets. Smokers can lay much of the blame on Driss Basri, Interior Minister of Morocco, which is thought...


Rabat tries reform

Worries about King Hassan's successor and an apparent power vacuum dominate politics

Political change is in the air. The heavy-handed and apparently politically motivated crack down on drug smugglers pitted the government, led by Interior Minister Driss Basri, agai...


Palace moves

The King is better. After a painful recovery from bronchial pneumonia, he attended the Sharm el Sheikh terrorism summit in March and means to visit his old friend Jacques Chirac in...


Bad luck

The honeymoon with the markets is over and the kingdom faces new political problems

A run of bad luck has hit Morocco. Even the recent heavy rains, which ended two years of drought in the Maghreb and brought the promise of good harvests to Algeria and Tunisia, cau...


Ganja grief

Business leaders, among others, are complaining that Interior and Information Minister Driss Basri has been using the kingdom's latest crackdown on drugs smugglers to consolidate h...


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