A steady stream of Trump administration officials is beating an early path to the exits as a protest against the deadly siege of the U.S. Capitol this week even as others wrestling with the stay-or-go question conclude that they owe it to the public to see things through to the end.
Strategically located between the Americas, Mexico is among the world’s 15 largest economies and the second-largest economy in Latin America with a population of almost 130 million, a rich cultural history and diversity, and abundant natural resources.
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
Saudi Arabia, officially known as the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, is one of the major players in the Arab and Muslim worlds, based on reputation as the protector of the birthplace of Islam and one of the major oil producer.
Mongolia is an East Asian country which is often referred to as “the land of the blue sky”, as it has over 260 days of clear, blue sky. It is also known as the second-largest landlocked country and the 18th largest and the most sparsely populated sovereign states in the world, with a population of over 3.3 million.
It’s a vibrant democracy with a population roughly the size of Australia’s, yet few Aussies could name its capital, let alone its newly re-elected female president.
The ‘land of the dragon’, officially the Kingdom of Bhutan, is a tiny and remote kingdom nestling in the Himalayas between its powerful neighbours, India and China.
In the First Five-Year National Development Plan, an amount of $100 million was allotted by the government where importance was given to the development of communication and telecommunication, agriculture and fisheries, infrastructure and resettlement schemes, education, and medical services.
At the centre of this country and all its dynamics, there is the Saʿūd dynasty, which for more than a century has influenced the balance of the entire world.
Bahrain monarchy was the first state in the Persian Gulf to discover oil and build a refinery. The tiny country is ruled by a Sunni monarchy with a Shia majority population. The island, once known as heaven still faces the impacts of the pearl revolution.