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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Stagnation, oil and oligarchy: a look at today's Algeria

Power rests in the hands of a corrupt military and political oligarchy that denies people the right to self-determination, reports Hamza Hamouchene.

Filed in: Algeria

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Country Profile: Nepal

After the 2015 earthquake, foreign governments and organizations pledged $4.1 billion in gifts and loans, but funds are yet to be disbursed, reports Fiona Broom.

Filed in: Nepal

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Country Profile: Cambodia

Both cash flow and political power have remained concentrated in Cambodia, writes Zoe Holman.

Filed in: Cambodia

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Country Profile: Somalia

Somalia today is more like a political marketplace than a modern nation-state, writes Claire Elder.

Filed in: Africa and Somalia

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Country profile: Nicaragua

Mira Galanova uncovers a country at a crossroads.

Filed in: Nicaragua, Politics and Society

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Country profile: South Sudan

Eleanor Hobhouse considers the state of Africa’s newest nation, five years after independence.

Filed in: Politics and Society

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Country Profile: Venezuela

Tamara Pearson profiles this South American country, from the November issue of New Internationalist magazine.

Filed in: Venezuela

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Country Profile: Honduras

Louisa Reynolds reports on the country, considered the most violent in the world outside a war zone.

Filed in: Honduras

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Country profile: The Bahamas

Kelsi Farrington on the truth behind the holiday-brochure images.

Filed in: Bahamas, Politics and Society

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Country profile: Ecuador

Greg Wilpert reports on a country diverse in geography, politics and people.

Filed in: Ecuador, Politics and Society

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