Lyal White

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Sino-African love story takes a turn

China appears to be taking criticism of its relationship with African countries to heart and is reviewing its approach to investment and development.

Bye-bye machismo

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Elections in Bolivia and Chile signal changes in Latin America: the emergence of women in prominent leadership positions and the leftward shift in political orientation. More significant than this realignment is the rise of women in a traditionally conservative and somewhat machismo political environment.

Bye-bye machismo

Lyal White

Elections in Bolivia and Chile signal changes in Latin America: the emergence of women in prominent leadership positions and the leftward shift in political orientation. More significant than this realignment is the rise of women in a traditionally conservative and somewhat machismo political environment.

Aristide in SA: More cons than pros?

The South African government has granted the former president of Haiti, Jean-Bertrand Aristide, permission to visit the country for an unspecified period of time. The fact that Aristide and his family have not received formal political asylum is relevant.

Bring on the responsible leadership

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As Venezuela enters its seventh week of a general strike, costing the country an estimated $10-billion (8% of its gross domestic product) and the biggest example of wealth destruction in Venezuelan history, one can't help recalling a similar scenario in Argentina exactly one year ago.