GlobalMar 18, 2016

5 facts about U.S. relations with Cuba

The renewal of diplomatic and economic ties has drawn widespread support in the U.S., but significant partisan differences on the future of the relationship between the two countries remain.

GlobalMar 18, 2016

Illegal migration to EU rises for routes both well-worn and less-traveled

In 2015, more than 1.8 million people crossed the European Union’s borders illegally, up from 280,000 detections of illegal border crossings in 2014.

GlobalMar 10, 2016

American trade issues aren’t just about China

Americans have good reason to worry about competition from China, the country with which the U.S. has its largest merchandise trade deficit. But competition from high-value exporters such as Germany also poses a challenge that, so far, has been largely ignored on the campaign trail.

GlobalMar 9, 2016

Americans, Canadians differ in concern about climate change

A majority (56%) of Canadians say climate change is harming people now, while only 41% of Americans agree.

GlobalMar 8, 2016

Strong global support for gender equality, especially among women

Gender equality is among the most widely accepted democratic principles around the world.

GlobalMar 2, 2016

UN peacekeeping at new highs after post-Cold War surge and decline

The number of UN peacekeeping forces around the world has peaked in recent months after falling off in the late 1990s, following a period of trial and error for UN interventions.

GlobalMar 1, 2016

Afro-Latino: A deeply rooted identity among U.S. Hispanics

One-quarter of all U.S. Latinos self-identify as Afro-Latino, Afro-Caribbean or of African descent with roots in Latin America.

GlobalFeb 23, 2016

Broad support for internet freedom around the world

Many people around the world consider free expression in cyberspace to be a fundamental right.

GlobalFeb 22, 2016

Emerging, developing countries gain ground in the tech revolution

People in emerging and developing nations are quickly catching up to those in advanced nations in terms of access to technology.

GlobalFeb 11, 2016

5 facts about Mexico and immigration to the U.S.

From 1965 to 2015, more than 16 million Mexicans migrated to the U.S. in one of the largest mass migrations in modern history. But Mexican migration to the U.S. has slowed in recent years. Today, Mexico also increasingly serves as a land bridge for Central American immigrants traveling to the U.S.