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CountryWatch is an information provider for corporations, government agencies, universities, schools, libraries and individuals needing up-to-date news and information on each of the recognized countries of the world.
Navigate to the 'Culture Watch' section of the site for profiles on the country & its culture. Important pages to look at include:
Fast Facts: Languages spoken
People: More language, ethnicity (cultural competence, recognizing internal difference)
Etiquette: Non-verbal communication
History: Useful for both local context & thinking about how a country sees the US
Political Power & System: Key for understanding what business might be like in this country, what tensions exist, etc.