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Swiss Pioneers The king of chocolate in Mexico

A Swiss man emigrates to Mexico, sets up a company, and makes a fortune making something the Mexicans have never tasted before: white chocolate.

Cheers to that UNESCO status boosts wine trade in Lavaux

Wine producers in the spectacular wine-growing region on Lake Geneva have enjoyed success since getting UNESCO World Heritage status a decade ago.

Second pillar of the community Occupational pensions, a hidden Swiss treasure

Swiss pension savings far exceed gross domestic product (GDP) and the reserves of the Swiss National Bank (SNB). 

Zermatt plague Marmots invade Matterhorn area


“So sweet!”, coo the tourists. “Shoot them,” say the authorities in Zermatt, where marmots have become a plague.