Venezuela’s economy and people face disaster amid a currency crisis, food and medical shortages, and a dangerous security situation. Mitchell Haid examines the severity of Venezuela’s problems and what the government is doing about it.
The Obama Foundation has prompted its followers to “show up” for change. However, the kinds of changes the Foundation wants to make are difficult to measure, which leaves much of its work unfinished.
2013 was referred to by Chinese citizens as the year of the “airpocalypse”, with approximately 62% of Chinese cities suffering from high air pollution levels. Chinese environmentalists issued their first “red alert” in 24 cities early January 2017 following dangerously polluted breathing conditions in Beijing. Air quality testers in China, which typically reflect “orange” or […]
Countries in the Horn of Africa such as Ethiopia and Djibouti are developing rapidly thanks to foreign investment. China is the latest player putting troops into a crowded field to ensure the security of their investments in the region.
Recent investigations have shown that Canada is being used as a tax haven for foreign businesses and individuals. Yet despite its positive international reputation, Canada’s relationship with tax evasion is nothing new.
After British Prime Minister Theresa May’s speech on Tuesday, January 17, it became clear that Britain is headed for a hard Brexit. Among the points discussed by the British leader, she outlined that her cabinet will push for leaving the European single market. Analysts have suggested that this move could potentially trigger uncertainty and pose challenges for London’s finance industry.