Posts Tagged ‘Ivory Coast’

The U.S. ranks 9th in cocoa

10 May 2009 Leave a comment

According to the International Trade Centre, in 2003 the United States exported $212,192,000, or 2.6% of the world’s total, enough to make the United States rank ninth in that category. Cote d’Ivoire ranked first, exporting $2,319,104,000 worth of cocoa, or 28.8% of the world’s total.


The U.S. ranks 25th in belief in the separation of church and state

9 February 2009 1 comment

According to the Pew Global Attitude Project’s 2003 report, Views of a Changing World, 55% of Americans completely agree with the statement, “religion is a personal matter and should be kept separate from government.” The United States is tied for twenty-fifth (out of forty-one countries) with Russia and Uzbekistan in this category. Cote d’Ivoire (Ivory Coast) ranks first, with 84% of respondents believing in the separation of church and state.