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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: Guatemala

The country’s unequal wealth distribution and rapid population growth have made it one of the poorest in Latin America, writes Anna-Claire Bevan.

Filed in: Democracy, Guatemala, Human Rights and Poverty

Country profile: Zambia

Mary Namakando digs out facts and ratings on one of Southern Africa’s most politically stable countries and probes President Sata’s grapple with corruption.

Filed in: Democracy, Economics, Politics, Wealth and Zambia

Kyrgyzstan

Nick Megoran revisits one of the poorest of the former Soviet republics and finds that instability, corruption and ethnic tensions remain.

Filed in: Kyrgyzstan

Papua New Guinea

A small group of islands with a long history

Filed in: Equality and Papua New Guinea

Federated States of Micronesia

A profile of one of the world’s most frequently colonized and loosely assembled nation-states.

Iraq

Hadani Ditmars finds a battered and divided country where young people strive for a progressive future.

Filed in: Iraq

The Gambia

A profile of Africa’s smallest and most densely populated country.

Filed in: Gambia

Armenia

Facts, figures and ratings in our latest country profile.

Filed in: Armenia

Burkina Faso

Until the beginning of this year, the West African nation seemed like an island of calm in a troubled region. Then everything changed…

Filed in: Burkina Faso

Democratic Republic of Congo

Corruption runs deep in Congo

Burma

Filed in: Burma

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