The Nicaragua canal dream

Nicaragua is making small steps forward on its plan to construct a major canal that would run through the middle of the country, connecting the...

Profile: Glencore in Zambia

Glencore is the world's biggest commodities brokerage firm. Reuters called it "the biggest company you have never heard of" after it went to public...

Expected winner, uncertain future

As Chilean voters prepare to go to the polls on Nov. 17 to decide the country’s future, the leading presidential candidates Evelyn Matthei and...

Dynamic economy, shy diplomacy

During his latest official speech to the United Nation’s General Assembly on Sept. 24, Chilean President Sebastian Piñera advocated Chile’s...

An African sequel to the Arab Spring?

This year on Sept. 23, thousands of Sudanese protesters took to the streets of the capital Khartoum. The country’s autocratic leaders lifted fuel...

Blood spilled for “Black Gold”

For nearly a decade following the formation of South Sudan, Africa’s 54th country, conflict has ebbed and flowed along the border between the two...