Some Americans might not associate business with Nicaragua at all, as Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega first came to power a generation ago with a militant anti-American message. But times change, and Nicaragua is now promoting itself as a business-friendly country.
Archive for February, 2009
A Worldfocus contributing blogger discusses Somalia's new leader, a moderate Islamist who was driven out of power by Ethiopian forces only a few years ago.
Rajeet Mohan is an Indian living in the U.S. on an H-1B visa. He shares his frustrating immigration experience and offers some solutions to retain and leverage highly-skilled immigrants in the U.S.
Last May, Ma Ying-jeou was sworn in as Taiwan's new president and promised to improve relations with mainland China after decades of tension. Worldfocus explores Taiwan's progressing relations with mainland China.
Anthony Shadid of The Washington Post and Mohamad Bazzi of New York University discuss the significance of this weekend's provincial elections in Iraq and compare them to past elections.
Worldfocus contributor Mohsin Mohi-Ud Din writes about the decision to remove the disputed region of Kashmir from U.S. envoy Richard Holbrooke's mandate, arguing that the move will have dangerous repercussions.