Waiting Period for Adoption Increases

In Iceland, the waiting period for the adoption of children from foreign countries is currently three or four years. A woman who applied for adoption in 2005 believes that she will have to wait for another two years. The Minister of Justice says that the problem is international.

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IMF Declaration Amended in Light of Icesave Dispute

A few days before the signing of the IMF’s loan to <?xml:namespace prefix = st1 ns = “urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:smarttags” />Iceland, an amendment was made to the government’s declaration of intent, explicitly stating that Iceland promises to honor all its obligations on the basis of its deposit insurance scheme.<?xml:namespace prefix = o />

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