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Latin America Politics Under The Radar

Under the Radar: Nicaragua is using feminism to undermine democracy

President Daniel Ortega’s move to nominate his wife as vice-president has riled the opposition, as government lip service to feminism covers an attempt to create an increasingly autocratic political dynasty.

Europe Politics

London’s mayoral race descends into typecasting

The London 2016 mayoral election has descended into personal attacks and identity politics, worrying for a position to lead a global city.

North America Politics

Unboxing the New York Democratic presidential primary

Bernie Sanders has won 7 out of the last 8 contests, and brings a good deal of momentum to the New York’s Democractic presidential primary.

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

Security Sub-Saharan Africa

A portrait of Fadumo Dayib, the hope of Somalia’s future?

Fadumo Dayib is the first woman to run for president of Somalia in the upcoming 2016 elections. Strongly influenced by patriarchate and clans, the country has been devastated by conflicts.

North America Politics

Why Republicans have the best economic vision for 2016

In this debate series, GRI asked whether the Democrats or Republicans have a less politically risk vision in the 2016 presidential election. Jeff Moore presents why the Republicans’ vision of

North America Politics

Four key economic issues in Canada’s election

With the new Liberal majority government in Ottawa, it is key for investors to look at the economic platforms of both opposition parties to see what was offered to voters

International Politics The Week Ahead

Weekly Risk Outlook

The UK heads to the polls in a hotly contested election. The US Department of Labor releases April’s unemployment figures. Canada’s largest oil producing province votes on a new government.

Latin America Politics

Facing an economic decline, challenges lie ahead for Bolivia

Although the subnational election results in March confirm MAS’s overall leadership in Bolivia, the close call serves as a reminder that MAS needs to do more to strengthen their control. 

Politics Sub-Saharan Africa

Ethiopia’s ruling party unlikely to reform amid economic growth

With next month’s election looming, the ruling party in Ethiopia will continue to retain power. As the country experiences massive economic growth, it also plays a crucial role in the