New Internationalist

Country profile

A concise profile of the most recent countries featured in the New Internationalist magazine. See also our alphabetical list of country profiles before 2005.

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Country profile: Burma

In less than five years, Burma has undergone widespread change. We explore its transformation in this month’s ‘Country Profile’.

Filed in: Burma

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Country profile: Côte D'Ivoire

Tom Sykes considers a west African country full of contradictions.

Filed in: Côte d'Ivoire, Politics and Society

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Country profile: Mexico

Some analysts believe this is ‘Mexico’s moment’. Is it? Russell White takes a look.

Filed in: Mexico

Country Profile: Central African Republic

The UN says it is at risk of descending into complete chaos. Ruby Diamonde provides an overview of a country in crisis.

Filed in: Central African Republic, Economics, Politics and Society

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Country Profile: Bolivia

A flourishing economy, more jobs and less poverty - is Bolivia a Latin American success story?

Filed in: Bolivia, Politics and Society

Country Profile: Malawi

President Joyce Banda has the donors back on side but faces runaway inflation. Mabvutu Banda lays out the challenges ahead.

Filed in: Malawi

Country Profile: Indonesia

Another decade of living dangerously, despite a smart, engaged middle class and increasingly empowered poor.

Filed in: Indonesia

Country Profile: Mauritius

Contradictions and extremes on an island country ‘invented by colonization’.

Filed in: Mauritius

Country Profile: Egypt

Maria Golia considers Egypt’s past, present and future.

Filed in: Egypt

Country Profile: Peru

Peru is said to be booming but the poor would never know it. Stephanie Boyd reports.

Filed in: Economics and Peru

Country Profile - Grenada

Zoe Leigh Smith reports on the tiny Caribbean island’s strangling debt burden.

Filed in: Grenada and Poverty

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