After years of crisis, things are starting to pick up again in Brazil, with global companies returning to invest in the country. Opinion at the WEF on Latin America was that everyone needs to benefit, not just the rich.
Turkey's ongoing financial crisis has primarily been caused by a preponderance of foreign debt. The severity of the crisis has rocked other emerging markets, raising questions of possible knock-on effects.
The Turkish economy is in turmoil as fears over an ongoing currency and debt crisis grow. While the problem is being billed in some quarters as a primarily domestic one, concerns of wider contagion abound.
Barbados has been struggling with weak economic growth over the past decade, putting strains on its public debt and deficit. The ailing economy offers a cautionary tale for other small island nation states in the region.
What's the role of Europe in a world torn between free trade and protectionism? A panel at the World Economic Forum in Davos took a closer look at what the European Union might have to offer. DW's Andreas Becker reports.
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