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After Greece obtained its third bailout last summer, Europe turned its attention to other crises. But it would be naive to conclude that the sovereign debt crisis is over. The Greek drama is still far from a happy ending; in Portugal and Spain, fragile left-wing governments may want to abandon austerity and roll back reforms; France has declared a state of economic...
Dr. Michael Wohlgemuth
The drama of Brazil’s immense political and economic crisis has reached a sort of “ground zero” point, from which it can develop in any direction, leading to a positive or very negative outcome for the country.
In early December 2015, Brazil’s Congress unexpectedly and abruptly moved to impeach President Dilma Rousseff. A...
Carlos Eduardo Lins da Silva
World growth is forecast to slow - held back by the crisis in the eurozone. But of all the world’s regions only the eurozone will face negative growth in 2012, says the World Bank and its impact will only be relatively modest on the world economy. However, the turmoil of the past year has more to do with politics than economics, writes GIS expert Ambassador Terry M...
Ambassador Terry Miller