Asia Pacific Jun 16, 2019

Papua New Guinea vows to get rich in a decade

Papua New Guinea's new prime minister has an ambitious — cynics would say far-fetched — objective of turning one of the world's poorest countries into the "richest black nation" on Earth in just a decade. If national economies were like soccer teams, Papua New Guinea ...

Daily hell for squatters in poorest areas of Caracas

World / Social Issues May 29, 2019

Daily hell for squatters in poorest areas of Caracas

Erick Hurtado wants to escape the abandoned Caracas building that has been his home for eight years, but despite his daily nightmare, he prefers to wait there for the abode promised to him by Venezuela's embattled government. That's the dream shared by 120 people living ...