Polish citizens build on anti-Soviet camaraderie
Nearly two decades after the fall of the Berlin Wall, Dave Marash travels to the shipyards of Gdansk.
Posted: November 12, 2008 17:12
Recession fears mount across Europe
In October, U.K. unemployment rose at the fastest rate in 16 years. About 1.82 million British people are now out of work as leaders call for coordinated global efforts to stem an impending recession.
Posted: November 12, 2008 17:03
India to open medical facility in Mexico
An Indian hospital group announced plans to set up facilities in Mexico that will treat patients from the U.S.
Posted: November 12, 2008 16:22
Oil prices plunge to a 20-month low
Peter Coy, economics editor of Business Week magazine, discusses the implications of plunging oil prices.
Posted: November 11, 2008 16:22
Brazil Today: Religion, ethanol and roads
"Brazil Today" is a series that explores Brazil's spiking conversion to Pentecostalism, its pioneering path toward energy independence and its improving - but expensive - roadways.
Posted: November 7, 2008 23:55
Despite elation, Obama faces grim economy
The historic U.S. election of Barack Obama did not inject the same elation into the sobering economic environment.
Posted: November 6, 2008 17:01
Obama may shake up relations with Cuba and Venezuela
Shannon O’Neil of the Council on Foreign Relations discusses the future of relations between the U.S. and Latin American nations under U.S. President-elect Barack Obama.
Posted: November 5, 2008 23:46
More tolls, but better roads in Brazil
Brazil has experienced explosive economic growth the past several years, but its infrastructure kept pace.
Posted: November 4, 2008 17:09
In the Newsroom
Brazil privatizes its roadways
Producer Bryan Myers drives along an expensive private roadway in Brazil. A 175-mile drive costs the equivalent of a day's pay for the average Brazilian.
Posted: November 4, 2008 10:29
Week in review: The world awaiting the next U.S. president
Carla Robbins of The New York Times and Richard Haass of the Council on Foreign Relations discuss the world that awaits the next U.S. president, including the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, the economic crisis and the need for diplomacy in foreign policy.
Posted: October 31, 2008 17:19