Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzmán escorted by soldiers prior to his second escape from prison.
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Economic growth and investment is supporting prison reform, but it will take time to root out deeply ingrained bad practice.
The jellyfish highway.
For a month or two every summer, beaches across the south-eastern Mediterranean might be packed but the inviting seas remain suspiciously empty. It’s jellyfish season, and the “nomads” are out in force…
The sharing economy has not, so far, changed the structure of employment and it would require a sudden and unprecedented shift which reversed very recent trends for it to do so.
Three tons of cocaine seized by Peru’s national police from an international gang of Peruvian and Mexican drug traffickers.
Peru's economy is booming, but it has a terrible cocaine habit that could cause it problems.
On the threshold of a new era?
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If you ignore the spoiling campaign being run by the press, the left-winger's campaign platform begins to appear eminently sensible.
A powerful weapon against inequality that has been largely ignored in the UK is the collectively-owned social wealth fund.
Who is paying the most?
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In his budget, George Osborne said that we are all in this together. A look at the evidence shows that we're not.
Emblem of the crisis; emblem for discontent?
The stricken bank offered a chance to remodel how we think about banking in Britain. Instead it should now provide a focus for anti-austerity protests.