Tag Archives: Economic crisis

Global state of small business report (Facebook)

Small businesses are the heart of our communities – and they are the unsung heroes of the global economy. From coffee shops, bookstores and restaurants to plumbers, wedding planners and graphic designers, small businesses create jobs and growth in every country, helping to reduce poverty and income inequality. But they are facing the challenge of […]
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Venezuela was once South America’s richest country. Here’s what went wrong

By: Callum Brodie August 2017 Source: https://www.weforum.org/agenda/2017/08/venezuela-economic-woes-2017-explained/ Until recently, almost all of Venezuela’s mostly urban and educated population had access to clean drinking water, sanitation facilities and electricity. It was an affluent country, with the largest proven fossil-fuel reserves in the world. But its economy is shrinking at an alarming rate, while at the same time […]
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