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Cyprus a beautiful island located in the Mediterranean Sea with a population of an average of 900 thousand. Tourism has been a major industry in Limassol for the past forty years. In 1992 due to labour shortages, work permits were given for workers in the agricultural, and manufacturing sectors. Shortly afterwards permits were given for housemaids and cabaret workers.
In a discussion with Dr Koliou, infectious disease specialist, it was pointed out that due to globalization we have seen an increase in Aids, Hepatitis B, Hepatitis C, Salmonella and Tuberculosis. Also we have seen a rise in crime which, it is hoped will not be exacerbated by the unemployment figures which are currently rising.

Globalization is deeply controversial. some argue that it allows poor countries and their citizens to develop economically and raise their standards of living, while opponents of globalization claim that the creation of an unfettered international free market has benefited multinational corporations in the Western world at the expense of local enterprises, local cultures, and common people.

The pros and cons of globalization in Cyprus: 1. (Provides wider choices) Globalization is responsible for the wide range of choices in most products that are available in the market today. Since Cyprus is an island with not many industries, it does not produce the products that can be found today in its market compared to few years ago. 2. (Improves communication and transportation) through the development of roads and highways, people living in Cyprus could travel a lot faster throughout the island compared to a few years ago, which boosts transport of products from cities and tourism to explore other various cities. 3. (Boosts economy) Globalization makes it possible to not only export and import goods, but it also allows for outsourcing services and jobs. It has…...

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