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International Politics The Week Ahead

The Week Ahead

U.S. presidential campaigns diverge. South Africa’s politics in flux. Japanese growth in question. Britain releases inflation growth. Spanish political stalemate ends. All in The Week Ahead.

Sub-Saharan Africa Under The Radar

Under the Radar: Instability in Zambia increases as election looms

Zambia is witnessing violence against opposition parties and foreigners n the run-up to elections in August. With the economy in trouble in the wake of low commodity prices, President Edgar Lungu is attempting to consolidate power, after what has been a tumultuous two years.

Europe Power Brokers

Matteo Renzi, Italy’s reformist Prime Minister

A GRI Power Brokers feature on President Matteo Renzi of Italy. Since 2014, PM Matteo Renzi has brought new energy to Italian politics and has made it his mission to

Latin America Power Brokers

Ministro Dulcidio De La Guardia and Panama: Moving forward

A GRI Power Brokers feature on Dulcidio de la Guardia, Panama’s minister of economy and finance Throughout his tenure as Minister of Economy and Finance, Dulcidio de La Guardia has

Europe Politics

Labeled a model for the EU, Ireland goes to the polls

The next Irish general election will probably see the current leader re-elected. But the potential for intense coalition negotiations is here and Ireland is set to move slightly away from

Economics International

How risk led millennials to launch a global startup boom

Global economic risks have created an environment in which, paradoxically, millennials are greater risk takers, prompting a global startup renaissance. The Great Recession and the years of fitful international growth

Security Technology and infrastructure

How Cyber (In)Secure is Air Travel?

A ‘successful’ cyber attack could cause financial loss, reputational damage and threaten passenger safety.  The industry must meet the challenge presented by highly skilled hackers, seeking to exploit a number

Economics Latin America

Carnival cancellation highlights Brazil’s woes

Following the unwelcome news that Brazil is cancelling its popular carnival, GRI takes a look at what the Brazilian people can expect for their country in 2016 and what changes

Finance International

Global stocks open 2016 in retreat: Are geopolitical worries to blame?

After one of their worst opening weeks in history to start the New Year, world markets are searching for answers among geopolitical events; from North Korean nuclear tests, to Saudi-Iran

Finance International

Global Markets in 2016: Four risks to watch out for

After an eventful 2015, where we witnessed the first U.S rate hike in 9 years, crude oil dropping to 6 year lows, a dramatic selloff in Chinese equity markets and