Challenges in banking the unbanked

Potential social and economic benefits of financial inclusion in developing countries are huge, yet many obstacles remain on the path to a fully banked world

Brazil: the new insurance giant

Heavy traffic in a street in Sao Paulo, Brazil

Brazil’s insurance market is open for business in a country ready to capitalise on new technology and sophisticated business models

Strongman politics persist in the shadow of Operation Condor

A court in Argentina may have convicted former South American dictators for their role in a coordinated assault on freedom of expression, but the continent’s fascination for strongman politics is far from over