Brazil’s Economic Future Dims Amid Petrobras Scandal
February 04 2015 4:10 PM EST
When the state oil company has problems, Brazil has problems.
Ebola Aid Arrived Too Late
February 03 2015 6:32 PM EST
The bulk of the crisis was over by the time aid hit the areas most affected by the Ebola outbreak.
Why The Keystone XL Decision Matters For UN Climate Talks
February 02 2015 11:55 AM EST
The Obama administration is on track to issue its final verdict of the Canada-to-Texas pipeline early this spring after a crucial Monday deadline passed.
Venezuela Jails Store Owners Accused Of Creating Queues: Maduro
February 01 2015 9:12 PM EST
Maduro accuses a rapacious business elite of waging an "economic war" to bring down his administration.
US Food And Drink Industry Is Drowning In Plastic
January 29 2015 3:16 PM EST
A new environmental report found that U.S. fast-food, beverage and grocery companies are doing little to deal with the mountain of packaged material waste.
Ruble Falls As Russia Downgraded To Junk By S&P
January 26 2015 9:50 PM EST
Many bond funds will have to sell Russia’s sovereign debt as it falls below investment grade.
Immigrants 'Trapped' In US, Mexican Ex-President Says
January 25 2015 9:05 AM EST
Felipe Calderon tells IBTimes most undocumented immigrants don't want to become American citizens: They merely want to work in the U.S.
Maduro's Popularity Shrinks Along With Oil Prices
January 22 2015 11:16 AM EST
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro used his annual address to reassure the country about falling oil prices. He did not succeed.
Who Owns The Arctic? Russia, China and Others Debate
January 21 2015 2:04 PM EST
At this week's Arctic Frontiers gathering, debate turns to shipping and oil extraction as China and Russia express growing interest in Arctic affairs.
China's New Global Groove
January 21 2015 12:27 PM EST
China's shifting of production abroad could be a profound driver of employment through much of the developing world.
Few CEOs Say Government Should Make Climate Change A Priority
January 20 2015 2:15 PM EST
Despite the threat of big climate-related costs to business, CEOs want government to focus more on cutting taxes than on carbon emissions.
Venezuela, Russia Hold Oil Talks
January 15 2015 8:52 AM EST
For Russia, oil revenue pays for half of its budget; for Venezuela, it's 96 percent.
Why Oil, Iron Ore, Copper Prices Are Important To Watch Right Now
January 14 2015 3:12 PM EST
The price of the basic ingredients of economic growth are falling, but few are ringing alarm bells -- so far.
Brazil's President Cancels World Economic Forum Trip
January 14 2015 12:42 PM EST
Dilma Rousseff has focused on restoring investor confidence in Brazil, but raised eyebrows when she scrapped plans to attend the World Economic Forum next week.
Venezuela Seeks Financial Lifeline From Qatar
January 13 2015 12:54 PM EST
President Nicolás Maduro announced "several billion dollars" of financing from Qatari banks, but opposition members aren't believing the hype.
Venezuelan Shortages, Long Lines Spark Violence, Arrests
January 12 2015 6:04 PM EST
President Nicolas Maduro says right-wing agitators and Venezuela's elite are trying to topple him.
Economic Sanctions Just Don't Work
January 11 2015 1:00 PM EST
Economists and foreign-policy experts say sanctions "make us feel good without altering behavior."
Is China Really Planning To Invest $20B In Venezuela?
January 09 2015 8:44 AM EST
Some analysts say this is less of an authentic investment and more of an "extend-and-pretend" debt restructuring.
Maduro Heads To China, OPEC Nations To Seek Economic Aid
January 05 2015 12:24 PM EST
Cash-strapped Venezuela is looking to Beijing, its top financier, for assistance amid falling oil prices and mounting fears of default.
Port Authority Of New York And New Jersey Improvement Bill Vetoed
December 27 2014 9:33 PM EST
Looks like riders will be waiting a little longer for the PATH train.