We spend our days watching ambulances, as Covid-19 rips through the country. By Vanessa Barbara Ms. Barbara is a contributing opinion writer who focuses on Brazilian politics, culture and everyday life. SÃO PAULO, Brazil — From the balcony of my
The United States and its record-setting stimulus spending could help haul a weakened Europe and struggling developing countries out of their own economic morass. American buyers are spurring demand for German cars, Australian wine, Mexican auto parts and French fashions.
Foreigners have received almost $204.4 million worth of hospital treatment in New Zealand in the past five years, leaving the taxpayer to foot the bill for a third of that. Data provided by 19 of the country’s 20 district health
Some nights, Ralph Ford sits at the bedside of his 8-year-old granddaughter and stays until she feels safe enough to fall asleep. The little girl heard the gunshots when her mom’s fiancé opened fire on Sept. 4, killing her mother,
A regional conflict is rapidly reaching an “irreversible point” where major military powers including Russia will be sucked in which is almost certain to lead to even more bloodshed, a veteran diplomat has warned. As many as 5000 people are
A Bank of England (BoE) policymaker has defended the potential use of negative interest rates, which could take the cost of borrowing below zero. Silvana Tenreyro told the Sunday Telegraph that evidence from other countries was “encouraging”. On Tuesday, the
Divided opinion in South Africa after president reimposes coronavirus restrictions to reduce burden on hospitals. The return of a ban on alcohol sales has stirred debate among South Africans as the government steps up efforts to reduce pressure on hospitals amid