Global Observer

Foreign dispatches from correspondents around the world.


Can Mexico live up to its economic promise?

MEXICO CITY -- The country is struggling to reform itself to spur growth, but there are challenges ahead -- and Mexicans are anxious for real results.


Professionals in Delhi turn to image consulting

DELHI -- As India enters the global stage, an increasing number of businesses are opening to offer a sort of finishing school for adults.


This Melbourne company's secret to success? Cardboard boxes

MELBOURNE -- Inspired by the humble cardboard box, a Melbourne toy company has found a way to encourage creativity in young children.