School children in Kingston, Jamaica. Strong public financial management affects all facets of government spending, including education. Photo credit: UN Photo/Milton Grant  Finance ministers,…

Samia Msadek |

  Tensions were high at the international Board meeting of Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI) in Berne, Switzerland.  EITI Board members, 20 in all, including civil society…

Charles Feinstein |

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  Un número cada vez más grande de ciudadanos de todo el mundo están exigiendo a urbanistas y autoridades políticas de sus ciudades que “hagan bien las cosas” al…

Verónica Raffo |

When Charles Dickens wrote A Tale of Two Cities in 1859, he was most definitely not thinking about Latin America, let alone Panama.  He was writing about Paris and London, and more importantly,…

Carmen Carpio |

Also available in English Hoy es el Día Mundial sin Tabaco, un momento en el que deberíamos reflexionar respecto a los tantos males que el tabaquismo nos trae aparejado, tanto como individuos como…

Joana Godinho |

También disponible en español Today is No Tobacco Day, a moment in time when we’re supposed to remind ourselves of the many evils smoking brings upon us both as individuals and as member of…

Joana Godinho |

También disponible en español Também disponível em português This year, World Health Day focuses on hypertension. Specialists report a clear link between excessive salt consumption and high blood…

Sumito Estévez |

 Also available in EnglishTambém disponível em portuguêsEste año, el Día Mundial de la Salud está dedicado a la hipertensión. Los especialistas afirman que hay evidencias claras entre el consumo…

Sumito Estévez |

Si le dices a un periodista que tiene que cubrir un tema que lo apasiona, le alegras el día. Si le dices a un cocinero que va a ir a una degustación de diferentes platos hechos a partir del mismo…

José Baig |

Tell a journalist that they’ll be covering a story on a subject they’re passionate about and you’ll make their day. Tell a cook they’ll be tasting different dishes made with the same ingredient,…

José Baig |