When is a promise not a promise?

If the world leaders were to meet their promises to provide US$50 million by 2010, it could help pay for more classrooms, teachers and health workers.

We all break promises every now and then.

There can’t be that many of us out there who’ve promised to show up for a friend’s birthday, or a get-together with the grandparents, knowing full-well we had no intention of going in the first place.

Politicians are no exception. They’re well-known for exaggerating the possible a