Courtney Seale

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Europe of the future: Germany shrinks, France grows, but UK population booms

Britain will overtake Germany and France to become the biggest country in the EU in 50 years' time, according to population projections unveiled yesterday. A survey of demographic trends finds Britain's positive birth rate contrasting strongly with most other large countries in Europe.<p>The impact of …

US government shutdown: which agencies are next to run out of money?

Two weeks into the US government's partial shutdown, new funding is being provided to some services to reopen closed programs, while other agencies that were at first spared now face closure.<p>The Obama administration said last week that states could pay for national park operations. Arizona, …

In Uruguay, raft of political changes defy political labels

<i>By Valeria Fernandez</i><p>When I went back to my old neighborhood in Montevideo for a few weeks in December, I was curious to know what people were thinking about Uruguay’s recent avalanche of legislation, including legalizing marijuana sales and abortion, and soon, same-sex marriage.<p>I didn’t have to …

In Peru, a tale of two presidents

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The Dominican Republic and Haiti: one island riven by an unresolved past

When Haiti was hit by the devastating earthquake in 2010, its island neighbour, the Dominican Republic, rushed to help. It was among the first to send rescue workers, food and water, and also allowed overseas relief agency flights to land at Santo Domingo airport.<p>But three years on, the goodwill …

Political violence casts shadow over upcoming Mexico elections

MEXICO UNDER SIEGE<p>Political violence casts shadow over upcoming Mexico elections<p>As the PRI highlights its efforts to curb crime in Mexico, people from all political parties have been attacked, kidnapped and threatened.<p>July 03, 2013|By Tracy Wilkinson<p>Ricardo Reyes Zamudio, a candidate in Mexico's …

US lawmakers reach deal on pathway to citizenship for undocumented migrants

Hopes that America's 11 million undocumented migrants might be granted a pathway to US citizenship have risen significantly after a bipartisan group of politicians in the House of Representatives reached a tentative deal on reforming the country's immigration laws.<p>The agreement for comprehensive …