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Latin America Politics

Elections in Haiti: historical factors and challenges ahead

Less than one month before Haiti’s next attempt at elections, many are still skeptical that the results will yield a new, legitimately-elected president.

Politics Sub-Saharan Africa Under The Radar

Under the Radar: South African students pressure mining sector to fund free tuition

South Africa’s universities are in disarray as students protest a tuition hike, and pressure the mining sector to help fund free higher education.

Economics Europe

4 reasons Apple should have seen EU tax ruling coming

The European Commission’s recent action against Apple is the latest in a number of antitrust cases it has brought against U.S tech firms. Despite howls of protest, Commissioner Margrethe Vestager shows no sign of toning down her policy.

Economics Latin America

Argentinan President Macri calls for economic orthodoxy

Argentina’s economic reforms have surprised investors around the world. Yet, double digit inflation and an economic recession have stifled progress moving forward for the country’s new president, Mauricio Macri. As Latin

Brexit Economics

Can stimulus measures offset the impact of Brexit?

The Bank of England eyes a fiscal stimulus. This may not be enough to counter the uncertainty caused by the Brexit

Brexit Politics

Uncertain definition of Brexit complicates Britain’s transition

Without a clear consensus around what a “Brexit” truly entails, the United Kingdom’s ability to construct a favorable departure strategy is in jeopardy.

Asia Pacific Economics

The Silk Road is turning China’s diplomacy on its head

While China has traditionally refused to become involved in countries’ domestic affairs, its Silk Road ambitions are challenging Beijing’s policy.

Asia Pacific Politics

The growth of the anti-establishment movement outside the West

With Narendra Modi and Rodrigo Duterte the trend of the so called ‘anti-establishment’ is spreading outside of the West.

Europe Politics

5 issues Theresa May faces as Prime Minister

With Parliament returning to work, there are a number of issues that Prime Minister Theresa May faces in both the short and long term.

International Politics The Week Ahead

The Week Ahead

Clinton and Trump face off. Argentina presents inflation targets. Italy releases budget. Congress faces government shutdown. All in The Week Ahead.