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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Belize is a renowned eco-tourist destination for ‘reef and rainforest’ holidays. Tourism has come at a cost though, including damage to the reef, adding to that from pollution and global warming.


Filed in: Pakistan


Country Profile – Nigeria

  • October 2, 2006
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Filed in: Ecuador

NI Country Profiles

A concise profile of countries featured in the NI magazine up to 2005

  • September 11, 2006
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Filed in: Mexico


Filed in: Brazil


Gabon is a good example of why judging how well a country is doing by per-capita income is just useless. It is oil-rich and yet half the population lives below the poverty line. World Bank/IMF strictures are doing their part to help keep it that way.

Filed in: Gabon, IMF, Oil, Poverty and World Bank


The distinctive topography of the Maldives – an archipelago of more than 1,200 small islands – allows for a strict demarcation of function. One for the capital, another for rubbish, 80 or so for tourist resorts, and one for torturing political prisoners.

Filed in: Maldives

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