Archives for International
Brazil’s energy giant Petrobras has become a symbol of Brazil’s recent problems, with dubious acquisitions and poor management.
Most visitors to Oman start in Muscat for obvious reasons—the international airport is here and it is dotted with lovely resorts where one is happy to escape for a few days. But the city’s architecture is stunning as well thanks ...
The breakdown in law and order due to the police strike in Salvador, Bahia was reprehensible, but the soul searching starts with leadership in Brazil.
Dominating the skyline of Abu Dhabi, the 82 domes at the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque soar into the sky.
While cities only take up a few percentage points of the earth’s total landmass, they contribute up to 80% of the world’s emitted carbon. Yet they will hold the answers to climate change.
With the World Cup approaching, an impending crisis could nudge Brazil in a more sustainable direction--specifically towards energy efficiency.
One example of Abu Dhabi’s rapid development is Al Mayrah Island, which is becoming another booming pocket of commerce and tourism.
Near Bahla Fort in Oman is Jabreen Castle, one of the most impressive sights in a nation already brimming with Middle East history and culture.
Balha Fort stares you down as you drive through the town with which it shares the same name.
My first memory of walking through Plaza Independencia in Montevideo always reminds me why I love this corner of South America.
Earth Hour 2014 is one of the most important environmental events of the year, and is important for raising awareness about the impact our energy consumption has on the planet.
Ibri Castle is the gateway into northeastern Oman and the town itself is worth an overnight stay if you are on the way to Nizwa and Muscat.