Inside Venezuela’s crisis

Inside Venezuela’s crisis From above, Caracas' skyline still hints at the opulence that once characterised oil-rich Venezuela, but at ground level there's no hiding today's reality: people are queuing all night for food and medicine; inflation is with over 700 percent the highest in the world; and murders and kidnappings…

Mega Projects Africa

Mega Projects Africa "Nowhere in the world is development such an important part of U.S. engagement efforts as it is in Africa. The changing tide on the continent requires a new kind of partnership. Today, Africans are the architects of their development, not just beneficiaries. Donors support their plans, they…

Colonial Congo

Colonial Era Congo Belgian Congo, French Congo Belge, former colony (coextensive with the present-day Democratic Republic of the Congo) in Africa, ruled by Belgium from 1908 until 1960. It was established by the Belgian parliament to replace the previous, privately owned Congo Free State, after international outrage over abuses there…
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