Regions / Chad

World Bank OK With Blood For Oil

It's painfully clear, as the blood spills on both sides of the Chad border, that the consortium of international oil companies and their allies at the World Bank won't let anything stop a drop of oil from flowing to global markets.

Oil Trip

Oil is a mixed blessing for Nigeria, Liberia, and Chad. Columnist Emira Woods reports on how the rich have pocketed the profits and the poor have suffered the environmental consequences.