The Slovakian economy is booming. The EU member has become a flagship for international automakers. Billions of euros in aid from Brussels provided the fuel for the upswing. But the EU money didn't filter through as far as it was intended to.
Almost three-quarters of global business analysts think US President Donald Trump is negatively affecting the world economy. Their gloomy conclusion comes despite record stock market highs, billed as the Trump boom.
Germany has a booming economy but most Germans are not particularly wealthy. Hans-Böckler-Stiftung says that the danger of poverty in Germany is comparatively high and measures should be taken to avoid a crisis.
A panel of experts advising the German government on its economic policy has forecast the biggest GDP growth rates yet for the country for this year and next. But their optimism comes with a stern warning.
The Agua Azul waterfalls in southern Mexico are a playground of water cascading over limestone steps. But after an earthquake hit the country, they dried up and the area's once-booming tourist economy along with them.
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