This episode begins with reporting from Accra, Ghana where there’s been a huge explosion, followed by a coverage of the dramatic consequence of last week’s submarine volcanic eruption and resulting tsunami in Tonga. The government of Peru says it’s now grappling with the country’s worst ecological disaster in years – because the tsunami prompted an oil spill at a refinery on the coast at Ventanilla.
What’s it like for a business operating in the midst of one of the world’s geo-political hot spots? Hear from Oleg Chernyak, who works for CHI Software near the eastern border with Russia. Also, learn how rising food and fuel prices are making daily life tougher for the people of Sri Lanka. And, is the show over for Netflix, who just released disappointing fourth quarter results.
Andres Franzetti – Chief Executive Officer at Risk Cooperative and Dimuthu Attanayake – a Journalist and Researcher (big data & policy) from Sri Lanka join throughout the program.