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By i nordvästra Kamerun, 19 dec 2015. Foto: Torbjörn Sassersson, NewsVoicePhoto: NewsVoice

Is a New Global Food Crisis Brewing?

WORLDFAO economist Abdolreza Abbassian, speaking to The Associated Press, said that in order to feed the world's population, which will reach 9 billion people by 2050, a 70% increase in global food production will be needed over the next 40 years.

Germán López Gorraiz, press photo

Germán Gorraiz López: Default in the United States?

DEBATEThe visceral bitterness between Democrats and Republicans in the US could prevent the necessary agreement from being reached to raise the US debt ceiling and thus avoid 'in extremis' the suspension of payments or default, which could lead to a repeat of Wall Street's Black Thursday, the stock market crash of 24 October 1929.