Friday, June 13, 2008

Burma Gives 'Cronies' Slice of Storm Relief

On Magazine's List of Junta's Chosen Tycoons Are Some Facing U.S. Sanctions

Just seven days after Cyclone Nargis devastated Burma last month, the ruling military junta parceled out key sections of the affected Irrawaddy Delta to favored tycoons and companies, including several facing sanctions from the U.S. Treasury, according to a Burmese magazine with close ties to the government.

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