Sunday, January 21, 2007

Trouble in Zimbabwe worker's paradise - doctors strike

Communist command economies - what's not to like? I hope you're paying attention to this Comrade Chavez. This is you is a few years.

[...]The doctors want a near-hundred fold increase of their salaries, from Z$56 000 (R1 602) to Z$5-million.

Nurses were reported to be pressing for a monthly salary of Z$3-million, to cushion them from spiralling prices in an economy with the highest rate of inflation in the world, more than 1,200 percent. [...]

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