Of growth and globalization

One lesson from Latin America is that governments can ease inequality through social programmes. Latin America wants to rejoin the world. Will the world reciprocate?

Argentina's economy further contracts in 2Q

Argentina’s recession deepened in the second quarter as President Macri’s efforts to implement free-market reform exacerbated an already flagging economy. GDP fell 3.4% from the same period a year earlier

Wall plans are spreading

As US Republican candidate, UK politicians want to build a wall in Calais to keep migrants out. It will replace the fencing along the ferry's port to prevent migrants from attempting to board lorries.