For better or worse, TPP and TTIP could redefine global trade in the 21st century. At the moment, a Latin America perspective is largely lacking in the negotiation process; in TTIP, it is excluded by definition.
Next Saturday (March 26) marks the centenary of the date when Abdul Baha, the son of Baha'u'llah, the Founder of the Baha'i Faith, wrote the first of...
By Maria Teresa Villanueva and Caitlyn McCrone Maria Teresa Villanueva leads the developmen...
Protests in the streets seemed inevitable, even before the details of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) were made publicly known. In the week following the signing of trade deal in New Zealand on February 4th, protests erupted from Asia to the Americas.
Following Donald Trump's crushing victory in the New Hampshire primary, a viral video of him calling fellow candidate Ted Cruz a "pussy" grows even more important.
Llamas & Co are the spitting image of their camel and dromedary cousins, but only literally - both branches of the camelid family spit at you if you p...
After Augusto Pinochet led a coup d'état in Chile on September 11, 1973, he exiled Allende's Foreign Minister, Orlando Letelier. After Letelier sought asylum in the United States, Pinochet believed he was acting as an informant to the U.S. government.
Save and regrow tropical forests -- says an expert, as nations continue to curb carbon emissions.
The days after Christmas can be bluesy, a let down after the build-up of all that good cheer. Looking forward to a good post-holiday trip can keep spirits bright, and spirits will be even brighter if the far away place that beckons is inexpensive.
In the journey from a revolutionary idea, to a start-up business, to an expanding business, it's difficult for entrepreneurs and small and medium-sized enterprises to access the finance they need through the traditional channels of private capital markets.
I haven't been held in such suspense since I jumped the Corinth canal only to have my bungee snap off; The 33 showcases the human condition in all its complexities.
By Michael Hofmann and David Bloomgarden Michael Hofmann is a green growth expert at the Multilateral Invest...
Just because Star Wars takes place in a galaxy far, far away and we haven't yet mastered that kind of commercial space travel doesn't mean the mood of those places can't be captured here on earth.
When I was learning to fly, one of the lessons was that if you see an object on the horizon that is seemingly stationary but getting larger, watch out. It is probably an aircraft closing with you. Trouble with China in the South China Sea is on the horizon of U.S strategic concerns and getting larger. A major confrontation may be at hand.
In the early '70s, Chile was in a state of political unrest -- its socialist president Salvador Allende and largely conservative congress were at odds, and by June 1973, the Chilean Armed Forces were plotting against the Allende government.
Ten years ago I wrote of Chilean wines, "I suspect that if most winedrinkers think at all about Chilean wines, they think of Concha y Toro, whose fans down enough of its $5 Chardonnays and Cabernets to make it the number two wine import to the U.S."