AL-TAJAMMU’: Aden weekly, 26-1-98. (Yemeni Unitary Congregation Party) [Archives:1998/05/Press Review]

February 2 1998

Main Headlines: 1- The President’s calls for internal unity & solidarity must be fully implemented. 2- February 13th of every year is chosen as the Jawi Day to honor the late patriotic figure, Omar Al-Jawi. 3- Several key utility vessels in the Aden harbor are either out of order or in bad need of repair. Article summary: Happy Eid – editorial Will this Eid bring any glimmer of hope to the poor and needy of this nation? Reality shows that many people are living in hardship, and a large proportion of them live below the poverty line. One look at the increasing number of bedraggled people begging at road junctions and traffic lights is sufficient to give an indication as to the deteriorating level of living conditions. Some so-called kindhearted people go into the poor areas to distribute money in the most humiliating of ways. It is a tragedy that Eid comes while the majority of the people are hungry.