Did Rio Olympics shine the light on why BRICS really should have been Cribs?

by Rashmee

Posted on August 22, 2016


It may not be too extreme to say that the Rio Olympics broadly showcased some of the problems faced by Brazil. And of the BRICS, that clutch of nations described in a jaunty acronym. There was a bit of hype and hope and a modicum of gloom. How far we have come from that day in … Continue reading “Did Rio Olympics shine the light on why BRICS really should have been Cribs?”

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BRICS really should have been Cribs. That would have been more realistic

by Rashmee

Posted on May 16, 2016


How far we have come from that day in November when news came that Goldman Sachs was planning to shut its BRICS investment fund. At the time, it was considered, in that overused term, “the end of an era.” Now, it seems really smart and the sort of look-ahead policy that prevents banks and businesses … Continue reading “BRICS really should have been Cribs. That would have been more realistic”

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Rashmee has lived and worked in several countries in the past decade, including Afghanistan, India, Haiti, Tunisia, the UAE, US and UK