Focus on Colombia
Winning back investor confidence
How pro-investment initiatives make Colombia Latin America’s rising star for business
Carlos Raul Yepes Jimenez, CEO of Bancolombia
"Colombia is, above all, a society undergoing change"
Education in Brazil
Education becomes a priority for Brazil
Education is at the top of the Brazilian government's agenda with a new ten-year plan
Colombia on the march
As a free-trade agreement between the US and Colombia begins to take effect after coming into force in 2012, the two countries' relationship looks set to blossom yet further
Q&A with chief minister of Gibraltar
Fabian Picardo outlines the progress his administration has made in paving the way for a sustainable and prosperous future for Gibraltar
Interview with Nick Cowan and Marcus Killick of the GSX stock exchange
After 18 months of lead-up activities, Gibraltar’s stock exchange will fully open in 2015, cementing its position as a full-service financial hub
A leader's view
Inigo Urkullu, president of the Basque Country
Social cohesion, internationalisation and job creation make up the Basque premier's recipe for success
Interview with Irakli Garibashvili, prime minister of Georgia
Georgia's prime minister is injecting a new dynamism into the country's ambitions to become a modern, democratic European state.
Interview with Joseph Muscat, prime minister of Malta
Dr Joseph Muscat speaks about what makes Malta attractive to its Asian partner, and explains the benefits Malta brings to the table as a trusted European jurisdiction.
Focus on Tanzania
Q&A with Lazaro Nyalandu, minister of tourism of Tanzania
Tanzania’s Tourist Minister discusses their strategy for attracting visitors, the importance of local culture and the government’s commitment to conserve the environment.
Trinidad & Tobago
Trinidad and Tobago strikes a sustainable balance
Trinidad and Tobago’s impressive economic growth generates questions about how development can be maintained in the right, responsible way.
Trinidad & Tobago
Profile: Dr Bhoendradatt Tewarie, minister of planning and sustainable development
Dr. Tewarie highlights Trinidad and Tobago’s efforts to become a diversified economy while maintaining sustainable development.
With a focus on successful sustainable development, the country is taking the right steps to fuel its future.
The Brazilian political landscape, post-protests
“What happened to those people that are no longer poor but suddenly able to dream? For them, freedom and social democracy are no longer enough.” Vice-president Michel Temer talks about what is next for Brazil.
Interview with Baroness Emma Nicholson
In her role as executive chairman of the Iraq Britain Business Council, Baroness Nicholson discusses the organisation's work in Iraq, particularly the business development opportunities in the Kurdistan Region.
Seychelles: A travel option for curious tourists
“Tourism is the mainstay of our economy. We have a dedicated minister, but it’s the private sector that is driving the work forward.” These words, spoken by Elsia Grandcourt, CEO of the Seychelles Tourism Board, are sure to cause pangs of envy among many African tourism institutions.
A leader in business travel
Turning Bogota into a paradise for corporate travel, and more
Maria Angela Holguin, Minister of foreign affairs
"The U.S. took a chance on us at a time when we were quite marginalized and stigmatized"
NATIONAL EDUCATION PLAN
A new plan for education in Brazil
With clear targets and a unified curriculum, hopes are high for the future
Ana Maria Diniz, Director of Instituto Peninsula
“My mission is to make the teaching career one of the most admired in the country”
A photographic tour around Colombia's National Hydrocarbons Agency (ANH), its installations, operations and locations
Gibraltar is rising in importance for British businesses and tourists, as proven by the largest Gibraltar Day celebration so far
Q&A with the president of the new American Chamber of Commerce in Gibraltar
James Lasry, lawyer at prominent law firm Hassans, explains how setting up the new AmCham will create ties between Gibraltar and the United States
Q&A with Bolivia's ambassador to the UK
Roberto Calzadilla sees a lot of potential in the Bolivia-UK relationship, with mining, superfood quinoa and energy the main sectors of interest
Malta's move towards cleaner, cheaper energy
Malta is embarking on a major overhaul of its energy sector which it hopes will leave oil behind, generate cleaner power and cut costs for Maltese families and businesses.
Interview with Mike de Meza, minister of economic affairs, communication, energy and environment and deputy prime minister
Mike de Meza explains Aruba’s progress toward full sustainability by 2020.
Spotlight on tourism
Q&A with Miguel Torruco Marques, secretary of tourism, Mexico City
Miguel Torruco Marques is working on transforming Mexico City into a tourism destination, getting the word out about its cuisine, cultural offerings, and heritage.
Guyana and China: A history of economic and cultural ties
After 41 years of friendship and cooperation, the bilateral relationship with Guyana continues to flourish as China plays a key role in investing in the country's future.
Can the World Cup change Brazil's image abroad?
The World Cup offers an opportunity for Brazil to publicise its lesser-known charms. Six of the country's key figures reveal the country's other side.
A year after taking office, Gibraltar's environment minister John Cortes has set out an agenda that puts sustainable development and renewable energy at the heart of the territory's future.
Next world-class corridor
With modern infrastructure and a geo-strategic location, Mexico hopes to become a key commercial and trans-shipment hub for the region.
The Bermuda of the Indian Ocean?
After decades of investment in education and infrastructure, Mauritius is capitalising on its strategic location to position itself as an advanced financial services centre.
Sri Lanka smile
Sri Lanka is fast regaining its spot on the tourist map, with its warm, friendly people the key attraction.