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Justice For Haiti

Justice for Haiti

The UN has ended its 15-year long peacekeeping presence in Haiti. Ostensibly sent to reinforce security, build rule of law and promote human rights, UN peacekeepers leave a more problematic…

FATF strategic initiatives & Pakistan

The fourth, three-day plenary session of the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) concluded on October 27, 2023, with delegates from more than 200 jurisdictions that addressed prominent issues related to…

Migration crisis

Top officials of 11 Latin American and Caribbean governments met October 22 in Chiapas, Mexico to deal with the flood of migrants heading to the United States. There was agreement…

Combatting rising human trafficking

Migrant smuggling is a deadly business operated by groups that seek to profit from thousands of people, without any respect for their rights and dignity. For example, the migrant flow…

The world of mercenaries

Mercenary entrepreneurship is thriving across the world partly due to never-ending regional conflicts of a complex nature, ranging from small-scale land mafias to large-scale wars in different places. Outsourcing is…

Capital suggestion: Devaluation

Here’s a partial list of countries where currency devaluation has been a catalyst for protests at various points in recent history: Argentina, Turkey, Venezuela, Iran, Nigeria, Egypt, Zimbabwe, Ukraine, Lebanon,…

Development is for the people: Part – II

Development processes are meant to empower people and add to their social, cultural, economic and political wellbeing. If people remain disempowered, no angels are going to come in and lift…

The ever vulnerable

Natural phenomena have since forever challenged and threatened humankind. In doing so, they have served as imperatives to create means and measures that limit damage to lives and land. Over…

Centering the children

The idea of the Charter of Economy has gained traction since the PPP began weighing on it. We don’t know yet the details nor the broad features of this charter.…