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Stories about Economics & Business
27 July 2016
The privatisation of profit and socialisation of loss. Must we all pay for business failure when we didn't all share in the profits made?
26 July 2016
"I'm angry that the money is used like a personal bank account. More angry at the fact that Malaysian Official #1 is an untouchable here."
22 July 2016
The truck-driver and cargo-transporter unions in Colombia have been on strike since the first week of June 2016, delivering a significant blow to the national economy.
20 July 2016
Mexico's economic crisis is forcing the country to think about how much people spend on food, and the rising cost of avocados has become a particularly sore point.
19 July 2016
17 July 2016
"Puerto Rico is fighting, lets strengthen the love between us and the space we inhabit by promoting respect, solidarity, tolerance, union, communication, and community cooperation."
"Blow your whistle to demand transparency, blow your whistle to demand for fish lives, blow your whistle to stop Formosa."
15 July 2016
"Any half sane person would leave this country by 2020," one citizen commented when considering the economic time bomb of mounting debt that will have to be repaid.
6 July 2016
With the federal fiscal control board imposed by the recent signing of PROMESA into law, Puerto Ricans have taken to the streets and social media to protest.
4 July 2016
An interview with Fatoumata Diaby, who is breaking gender stereotypes and inspiring others with her entrepreneurial spirit.
3 July 2016
Brexit could have huge implications on global economics, trade and politics -- but India has a unique perspective on the UK's decision to leave the European Union.
2 July 2016
"I hope the Guyana Government knows that this can affect Guyana in a positive or negative way depending on how it is handled."
1 July 2016
27 June 2016
"If the UK sneezes Africa will … well Africa will say 'bless you' and move on."
"European leaders must display serenity and begin to re-imagine a Union that is more peoples-based, reconnecting with the real people, less focused on the stifling Brussels-based bureaucrats."
Uganda, surrounded by areas of instability and war, has admitted roughly 700,000 refugees from South Sudan, Somalia, Burundi, and Congo.
26 June 2016
Economic fallout, a hostile view towards immigration, and a world where Donald Trump could be the next US President. Surprise: many Caribbean Internet users are not pleased about Brexit.
On the heels of Brexit, Chief Minister of Delhi, Arvind Kejriwal, says that Delhi will soon have a referendum on full statehood -- but is a referendum even constitutional?