"Lockdowns, loss of employment, and social distancing prompted a chaotic and painful process of mass return for internal migrants in India and many countries in Latin America."
The World Bank Sold Bonds to Help Poor Countries Contain Pandemics. But They’ve Never Been Paid Out.
The fine print on the pandemic bonds says there's a 12-week waiting period, and by then the $196 million may be too little, too late.
The town of Marmato is at the centre of an international legal battle with a Canadian-owned mining firm.
According to a World Bank report, it's privilege and connections that lead to success. We asked six millennials how true that is.
Here's what many of them do instead.
The Film4Climate Global Video Competition showcases how filmmakers are engaged in decision-making, commanding universal attention and action at the COP22.
Natural disasters will widen the divide between the poor and everyone else, according to a new World Bank study.
The United Nations says antimicrobial resistance is already taking a toll on our health, and GDP.
Pedro Pablo Kuczynski has family ties to European cultural royalty, Hollywood celebrity, and US politics. He has also spent multiple spells in Peruvian cabinets that have tended to end rather badly.
This morning, Hillary Clinton wins the Puerto Rico primary, civilians trying to flee Fallujah have been killed by ISIS, a surprise Kanye gig in NYC had to be canceled after thousands of fans shut down the East Village, and more.
Otto Perez Molina resigned from the presidency in September because of a massive customs scam. He is now back in court accused of dirty deals behind a major construction project involving a Spanish firm.