Global Business

June 10, 2021

FDA approves controversial Alzheimer’s drug

Tens of millions of people worldwide suffer from Alzheimer’s, a form of dementia. There is no cure and treatments are limited. But a new drug that has controversially just been approved by the U.S. Food & Drug Administration is providing hope it could delay the […]

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Future of Black-owned businesses in the U.S.
May 27, 2021

Future of Black-owned businesses in the U.S.

What’s the future of Black-owned businesses in the U.S.? Some business owners say they had one of their best ever summers of business during last year’s Black Lives Matter protests. But as time went on, that initial enthusiasm began to wear off.

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Mexican pork sees more opportunity in China
May 15, 2021

Mexican pork sees more opportunity in China

The enormous demand for pork in the Asian market is creating opportunities for international producers to increase their market presence. China has become Mexico’s most important market for pork exports.

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Mexico brings the handmade touch to high-tech cars
April 24, 2021

Mexico brings the handmade touch to high-tech cars

Attitudes towards the environment are ​ever-changing, as people seek greener solutions to preserve the planet. And ​one measure of that is the growing popularity of electric cars. In Mexico, one ​innovative car company is seeking to tackle not only the country’s environmental problems, but important […]

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April 13, 2021

Johnson & Johnson vaccinations on hold

Johnson & Johnson vaccines are on hold at vaccination centers across the U.S. on Tuesday after six women out of the almost seven million people inoculated developed rare blood clots. Find out more as Giles Gibson reports from Washington D.C.

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One million Bolivar banknote launched in Venezuela
March 30, 2021

One million Bolivar banknote launched in Venezuela

Venezuela’s central bank has announced it is issuing new banknotes, with the highest denominations in the country’s history, as the country struggles to cope with a chronic cash shortage after almost 3 years of hyperinflation. What does this mean to the country?

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March 17, 2021

South by Southwest Festival returns, virtually

For nearly 35 years now, the hugely popular South by Southwest festival has celebrated the arts, tech, culture and all things creative in Austin, Texas. This opportunity for sensory overload takes over the town each March.

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Should children get COVID-19 vaccine?
March 4, 2021

Should children get COVID-19 vaccine?

When will children be able to receive COVID-19 vaccines? People around the world are getting jabs of COVID-19 vaccines, but children are not yet authorized for vaccines. Clinical trials are currently underway to monitor their impact on young people.

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