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It would take you 7,100,000 years to repay the global ‘debt crisis’ if you donated $1 every second – what’s the real solution?

It would take you 7,100,000 years to repay the global ‘debt crisis’ if you donated $1 every second – what’s the real solution?

The world is still recovering from the last debt spike and the financial crisis so how can another one be avoided?
A Ukrainian Billionaire Fought Russia. Now He’s Ready to Embrace It.

A Ukrainian Billionaire Fought Russia. Now He’s Ready to Embrace It.

Ihor Kolomoisky may be Ukraine’s most powerful businessman. With the impeachment spectacle rattling Kiev, he says it is time to give up on the West and rebuild ties with Moscow.
Latin Americans Are Furious

Latin Americans Are Furious

People are no longer remaining silent in the region, and continued government attempts at repression will only make matters worse.
Trump Must Put Real Pressure on Cameroon

Trump Must Put Real Pressure on Cameroon

Symbolic half-measures like revoking preferential trade status are not enough to force the repressive regime of Paul Biya to change. Canceling IMF loans and military aid would show that the White
India and the Mistrust Economy

India and the Mistrust Economy

Growth is slowing. Blame illiberalism for hurting investors’ confidence.
Pocketbook Woes Drive an Unlikely Comeback in Argentine Presidential Race

Pocketbook Woes Drive an Unlikely Comeback in Argentine Presidential Race

President Mauricio Macri rose to office with a promise that free markets would wrest Argentina from its boom-and-bust cycle. But with the country in recession, voters may now turn to an archrival.
Pocketbook Woes Drive an Unlikely Comeback in Argentine Presidential Race

Pocketbook Woes Drive an Unlikely Comeback in Argentine Presidential Race

President Mauricio Macri rose to office with a promise that free markets would wrest Argentina from its boom-and-bust cycle. But with the country in recession, voters may now turn to an archrival.
Wall St. and Washington to Return to Saudi Investment Meeting

Wall St. and Washington to Return to Saudi Investment Meeting

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin will participate in the Riyadh conference a year after the U.S. shunned it in the wake of Jamal Khashoggi’s killing.
Deal Struck in Ecuador to Cancel Austerity Package and End Protests

Deal Struck in Ecuador to Cancel Austerity Package and End Protests

Under the agreement, the president pledged to withdraw from an I.M.F.-backed program that raised fuel prices, and Indigenous leaders agreed to call off more protests.
Deal Struck in Ecuador to Cancel Austerity Package and End Protests

Deal Struck in Ecuador to Cancel Austerity Package and End Protests

Under the agreement, the president pledged to withdraw from an I.M.F.-backed program that raised fuel prices, and Indigenous leaders agreed to call off more protests.
The Week in Business: Facebook’s Role in Impeachment

The Week in Business: Facebook’s Role in Impeachment

Plus, the N.B.A.’s multibillion-dollar relationship with China hits a snag.
Trump’s Trade War Could Put Swiss-Size Dent in Global Economy, I.M.F. Warns

Trump’s Trade War Could Put Swiss-Size Dent in Global Economy, I.M.F. Warns

The International Monetary Fund is the latest global organization to warn of growing economic fallout from President Trump’s trade war.
Trump’s Trade War Could Put Swiss-Size Dent in Global Economy, I.M.F. Warns

Trump’s Trade War Could Put Swiss-Size Dent in Global Economy, I.M.F. Warns

The International Monetary Fund is the latest global organization to warn of growing economic fallout from President Trump’s trade war.
Trump’s Trade War Could Put Swiss-Size Dent in Global Economy, I.M.F. Warns

Trump’s Trade War Could Put Swiss-Size Dent in Global Economy, I.M.F. Warns

The International Monetary Fund is the latest global organization to warn of growing economic fallout from President Trump’s trade war.
Who Leads Peru? Power Struggle Creates Worst Political Crisis in Decades

Who Leads Peru? Power Struggle Creates Worst Political Crisis in Decades

The president and vice president both claim to lead the country. Congress has been closed. Here’s what you need to know to understand the dysfunction roiling Peru.

When Will the Next Recession Hit and How Bad Will It Get?

There is no shortage of opinions about economic downturns, so we dived straight into the data.
Two Blows Are Dealt to Ukrainian Leader’s Clean-Government Image

Two Blows Are Dealt to Ukrainian Leader’s Clean-Government Image

In a setback for President Volodymyr Zelensky, international lenders criticized government corruption and left Kiev without a deal. A top aide also stepped down.
Two Blows Are Dealt to Ukrainian Leader’s Clean-Government Image

Two Blows Are Dealt to Ukrainian Leader’s Clean-Government Image

In a setback for President Volodymyr Zelensky, international lenders criticized government corruption and left Kiev without a deal. A top aide also stepped down.