Country Profile: Antigua and Barbuda

Population Size: 96,286 Area: 440 km2 Main language(s): English Primary religion(s): Christianity Life expectancy: Male = 72.5 , Female = 77.5 Geography: Two low-lying, small islands that form a nation. Current leader: Gaston Browne Bordering countries: None Stability: Fairly safe, main problems are petty crime, tropical storms/hurricanes and earthquakes. Debt: $1440 million

Country Profile: Angola

Population Size: 30,136,000 Area: 1,246,700 km2 Main language(s): Portugese Primary religion(s): None Life expectancy: Male = 58.2, Female = 62.3 Geography: Variety of landscapes, including semi-desert bordering Namibia, a rainforest centre, and rugged highlands in the south. Current leader: João Lourenço Bordering countries: Namibia, Zambia, Republic of the Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Stability:Continue reading “Country Profile: Angola”

Country Profile: Andorra

Population Size: 77,246 Area: 468 km² (181 sq mi) Main language(s): Catalan Primary religion(s): Roman Catholic Life expectancy: 82.8 (male/female specifics hard to find) Geography: In the Pyrenees mountains: lots of valleys and peaks Current leader: Xavier Espot Zamora Bordering countries: France, Spain Stability: Strong Debt: No data

Country Profile: Algeria

Population Size: 43,053,054 Area: 2.382 million km² Main language(s): Algerian Arabic, Berber, French Primary religion(s): Sunni Islam Life expectancy: Male = 75.4, Female = 77.4 Geography: Mediterranean coastline, with a desert landscape Current leader: Abdelmadjid Tebboune Bordering countries: Morocco, Mauritania, Mali, Niger, Libya, Tunisia. Across the water from Italy and Spain. Stability: Medium. Struggles withContinue reading “Country Profile: Algeria”

Who Is Senator Lindsey Graham?

This is going to be a nice and simple intro to Senator Lindsey Graham. Why him? Well, I stumbled across his name in a news article and realised that he was just a faceless blur to me. He may as well be a mannequin for all he meant to me. And I figured, as aContinue reading “Who Is Senator Lindsey Graham?”

We Can’t Forget Libya

It’s hard to believe that the Libyan Civil War only started back in 2014. It feels a lot longer, and it’s pretty sad to think that it’s never been resolved. There are a lot of parties involved, and I’m going to cover that here as simply as I can: The House of Representatives: Libyan NationalContinue reading “We Can’t Forget Libya”

Argentinian Crisis – A Financial Quandary

When you think of Argentina, what do you associate it with? I always think amazing steaks! Argentinian steaks are so good, it’s unbelievable. And I would have thought that for a country that can export such a costly product, their economy would be stable. Maybe not brilliant, but okay. Turns out, I was wrong. ArgentinaContinue reading “Argentinian Crisis – A Financial Quandary”

Country Profile: Albania

Population Size: 3.2 million Area: 28,748 km sq, 11,100 miles sq Main language(s): Albanian Primary religion(s): Islam, Christianity Life expectancy: men = 74, women = 80 Geography: mountainous with a long coastline Current leader: Prime Minister Edi Rama Bordering countries: Montenegro, Serbia, Republic of Macedonia, Greece, Croatia, Italy. Stability: corrupt, but functioning. Currently a potentialContinue reading “Country Profile: Albania”

Country Profile: Afghanistan

Population: 31.6 million Area: 652,864 sq km, or 251,827 sq miles Main languages: Dari, Pashto Primary religion: Islam Life expectancy: Men = 59 years, women = 62 years Geography: Landlocked, mountainous Current leader: President Ghani (since September 2014) Bordering countries: Iran, Pakistan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, and (via a very narrow corridor) Xinjiang Province, China. Stability:Continue reading “Country Profile: Afghanistan”

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