The failures of Latin America's left

Leftist governments across Latin America are failing to follow a truly leftist direction.

by Manuela Picq

War & Conflict

What I saw in Gaza

Throughout my career at the World Bank, and at the UN, I have come across many war zones but none co

by Inger Andersen

Talk to Al Jazeera

Evo Morales: A Bolivian idol

Bolivia's president talks about the country's ongoing socio-economic transformation and his third term in office.


World Bank: Battle against Ebola being lost

President of the World Bank blames lack of international cooperation for failure to stop the virus.


EU steps up screening as Ebola fear spreads

UK government announces tests at London's airports and train terminal after suspicious death of Briton in Macedonia.

Poverty & Development

Ethiopians struggle despite economic boom

Country is still one of largest recipients of foreign aid despite having one of world's fastest growing economies.

Poverty & Development

Exposing the great 'poverty reduction' lie

The UN claims that its Millennium Development Campaign has reduced poverty globally, an assertion th

by Jason Hickel


World Bank pledges $200m to contain Ebola

Emergency aid aims to improve medical supplies and staff wages as Liberian healthcare system shuts down out of fear.

People & Power

Dirty money

Why does the international banking system make it so easy for corruption to flourish?