Tax and multinational mergers

(...) no one to blame but itself, and America’s loss is Ireland’s gain. The Celtic Tiger may yet reassert(...)

Ernesto Villegas: transforming  greater Caracas

Caribbean, most notably from Haiti. Not just are Latin America’s cities stretched far beyond their capacity(...)

For those of us who remember the 1970s, New York in 2015 is so safe it’s surreal. Photograph: Getty Images

(...) of America’s urban revival? Does it have to be that way? The answer, surely, is no, at least not(...)

Often vegetables are a last-minute addition to a meal, but with a little imagination they can be a main course in their own right. Photograph: Thinkstock

(...) you’.” That may sound strange coming from the chef who runs America’s only all(...)

Venezuela’s president Nicolas Maduro (centre): opposition leaders blamed the shooting of Luis Diaz  on the ruling Socialists but the president’s government rejects that. Photograph: Marco Bello/Reuters

Authorities arrested three people on Monday in connection with the murder of an opposition leader that has shaken Venezuela and drawn internati(...)

Mexican authorities inspect a burnt out van suspected to belong to Australian tourists missing for more than a week in Sinaloa, Mexico. Two burned bodies where reportedly found inside the vehicle. The tourists, Dean Lucas and Adam Coleman were traveling from Edmonton, Canada and were scheduled to arrive on November 21st in the city of Guadalajara but failed to appear. Photograph: AP.

Prosecutors in Mexico are performing forensic tests on two badly burned bodies as part of the search for two missing Australians. The bodies(...)

US Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks at a rally in Sarasota, Florida on Saturday: with all his bombast and incivility, Trump has joyfully debunked political correctness for the complete fraud that it is. Photograph: Scott Audette/Reuters

(...) are tired of apologies for America’s exceptionalism. Ben Carson. Not since Eisenhower has a(...)

BTG Pactual investment bank chief executive André Esteves: federal prosecutors have accused him of attempting to obstruct their inquiry into corruption at Petrobras. Photograph: Cassimiro/AFP/Getty Images

Twenty months in and the sprawling investigation into political corruption at Brazilian oil giant Petrobras has lost none of its ability to s(...)

Two men shopping for large screen TVs talk over the price at a store in Fairfax, Virginia store.  Photograph: Paul J Richards/AFP/Getty Images

America’s annual Black Friday shopping extravaganza was short on fireworks this year as US(...)

(...) characterised inversions as “unpatriotic”. However, the legal loopholes are of America’s own making. Its(...)