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.
When the quake rolled through on April 16, Ecuador was in the throes of a major financial crisis, in part, due to plummeting oil prices and growing national debt.
Coming ahead of parliamentary elections in September, the move may signal growing anxiety in the Kremlin about the potential for civil unrest as a collapse in oil prices pushes millions of Russians into poverty.
The deal, announced on Monday, looks set to end one of the most brutal debt battles ever seen between a country and a creditor though some in Argentina see it as a betrayal
As the World Bank warns that climate change could undo recent advances in poverty eradication, the UK Met Office says global temperatures are approaching a dangerous threshold.
The next fossil fuel disaster may be economic rather than environmental.
The percentage of people living below the poverty line hit single digits for the first time in history, but the milestone isn’t necessarily cause for celebration.
What countries look like if they're sized proportionally to their number of internet users.
His new book looks at how the American government, banks, and intelligence agencies enforce a very covert and modern type of imperialism.
VICE News met with Jim Yong Kim to discuss the World Bank’s past efforts to fight poverty and its struggle to stay relevant in a changing world.
A weak government and a lack of public oversight have hampered efforts to help the Wayuu people in La Guajira deal with an ongoing water shortage that has turned into a full-on crisis