http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/country_profiles/1168427.stm

Peaceful Sri Lanka





NEWS
Foreign Preschool teachers
A proposal was given to the education minister, Bandula, to train foreign preschool teachers. This would be done at the Sri Lanka National College of Education.
http://www.dailynews.lk/2010/10/20/news18.asp

Imprisoned
A Sri Lanka man who was involved in a robbery of Jewelry worth 140,000 was sentenced to three and half years plus fifty lashings. Saudi Arabia has yet to release him when although his time was up of August of this year.
http://www.dailymirror.lk/index.php/news/7217-still-in-jail.html

Weather
Date October 20, 2010
Temperature C= 26-minimum 31-maximum
Temperature F=79 low 88- high
Sunny
http://www.worldweather.org/084/c00341.htm



Population: 46,072,834
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There are no international disputes to report for Sri Lanka, however, there are between 500,000 and 600,000 Tamils and non-Tamils that have been internally displaced due to long-term conflict between the government and the separatist Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) 2006. In May 2009, the government announced that its military had finally defeated the remnants of the LTTE and that its leader, Velupillai PRABHAKARAN, had been killed.