I am back to Same, Ecuador for the holidays. People here are busy getting ready to receive the tourists. Most will come after Christmas though, so things are still quiet. It's a good time to…

David Robalino |

With a double dip recession––after just two years of sluggish recovery––now taking hold across the Western Balkans it is time for policy makers to begin looking at ways the ongoing financial…

Željko Bogetic |

Il semble qu’il ne se passe pas deux semaines en Afrique subsaharienne sans que de nouvelles découvertes de pétrole, de gaz naturel ou de minéraux ne fassent les gros titres, pays après pays.…

Makhtar Diop |

This week in Doha, the marble corridors of the Qatar National Convention Center resonate with voices from around the world. Over half way through the UN Climate Change Conference, as ministers…

Rachel Kyte |

        Last Thursday I had dinner with my friend Youssef. He told me he was disappointed with the way things were turning out in his country. A young Tunisian educated at the Sorbonne, Youssef…

Antonio Nucifora |

Jeudi dernier, autour d’un dîner, mon ami Youssef me faisait part de sa déception devant la tournure des événements dans son pays. Après la révolution, ce jeune homme qui a fait ses études à la…

Antonio Nucifora |

También disponible en español y portugués So you may be wondering if those scenes from the movie 2012 are not too much of a stretch after all, huh? In the Hollywood blockbuster, apocalyptic images…

Erick Fernandes |

Also available in English Desde la Gran Recesión de 2008, existe un sentimiento generalizado de malestar entre la clase media norteamericana. Sus ingresos están prácticamente estancados, los…

Francisco Ferreira |

También disponible en español Since the Great Recession of 2008, there has been a widespread sense of malaise among the American middle class. Their incomes are close to stagnant, employment has…

Francisco Ferreira |

يقول أحمد زهران الرئيس التنفيذي والمؤسس المشارك لشركة كرم سولر مصر- التي تهدف إلى الاستغلال التجاري لتقنيات الطاقة الشمسية، "لسنا عباقرة، لكننا نحسن التفكير والتصرف." فالأمر بالنسبة…

ناتالي أبو عطا |