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An economic tale from a country that had no Plan B

Baron Divavesi Waqa, president of Nauru, attended the Pacific Islands Leaders Meeting on May 22-23 in Iwaki, Japan.

SYDNEY -- The story of Nauru, a tiny island nation in the middle of the Western Pacific, is a cautionary tale about the dangers of depending on a single source of income -- in this case, bird droppings.

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