Three of the most active banks in financing oil exports from Ecuadorian amazon- an environmentally destructive industry with a long track record of trampling on indigenous people’s rights- have agreed to cease important parts of their financial supports after pressure from NGOs and a devastating oil spill in 2020.
Nicaragua is still one of Latin America’s least developed countries, where access to basic services is a daily challenge. The COVID-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic plus the violence that has prevailed in the last years, job losses, a fall in consumer and business confidence, and a decline in labour-intensive sectors
“The time to buy is when the blood runs in the streets.” This phrase by Nathan Mayer Rothschild, a historic English banker at the turn of the 18th and 19th centuries, always comes to mind whenever a moment of serious economic crisis has to be faced.
Gross Domestic Product figures from the Office for National Statistics show the UK economy was in bad shape even before the pandemic.
Despite the steady flow of war reports from the Defence Ministry of the Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic (SADR), there is no indication that the Sahrawis have made even the slightest advance in their plan to achieve sovereignty.
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Armenia, Azerbaijan, and Russia said they have signed a deal to end the military conflict over the Nagorno-Karabakh region after more than a month of bloodshed.
For most people, the effects of COVID-19 are already painful enough. The fear of contracting the virus, the fear of spreading it to others, the fear of seeing loved ones suffer, the fear of someone close dying. But for Sri Lankan Muslims and Christians,
The anxiety that India is losing control in the Subcontinent is not new. Time & again, it has been proven that India’s relations with its neighbors will always be about carefully managing the inevitable difficulties that arise.
The planet’s average surface temperature has risen about 1.62 degrees Fahrenheit (0.9 degrees Celsius) since the late 19th century, a change driven largely by increased carbon dioxide and other human-made emissions into the atmosphere.
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, Japan’s longest-serving premier, said he was resigning because of poor health, ending a stint at the helm of the world’s third-biggest economy during which he sought to revive growth and bolster its defenses.
“We received a call from the government of Madagascar, who asked for help with scientific research”
The EU is launching a coordinated vaccine rollout to fight Covid-19, in what the bloc’s top official says is a “touching moment of unity”.
Following nearly two decades of war that killed tens of thousands, peace talks have begun in Doha, Qatar’s capital between the Afghanistan government and the Taliban.