Economic recession and high inflation have squeezed margins for Argentina's food producers. Fruit farmers have followed vegetable growers by giving away their produce in protest at the state of the economy.
Despite a poor end to 2018, the first quarter has seen a rise in GDP. The growth comes thanks to strong consumer spending and a boom in the construction industry, according to figures from the Federal Statistics Office.
Given PM Narendra Modi's mixed track record on economy, it's unclear whether his party will be able to replicate in 2019 the landmark electoral success it achieved in 2014. A setback at the polls remains a possibility.
The world's fastest-growing economy is located in Africa: Ghana's economic strength is expected to soar in 2019. Many other African countries lag far behind, the IMF found. What's the secret behind Ghana's success?
The German government is forecasting significantly weaker economic growth this year. The economy minister says the new figures are a "wake up call."
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