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Category Archives: Debt Relief
(November 5, 2013) A Zimbabwe-based newspaper says greater accountability and transparency will help the country’s struggling economy, not foreign aid.
(April 27, 2011) Egypt’s period of political transition presents an ideal time to examine the odious nature of debt accrued by deposed President Hosni Mubarak’s government, whose time in power amounts to almost 30 years in the borrowing. Continue reading
(May 7, 2008) Last month, the House of Representatives showed leadership in the fight against global poverty by passing the Jubilee Act for Responsible Lending and Expanded Debt Cancellation, which would extend lifesaving debt cancellation to more poor nations around the globe. Continue reading
(October 31, 2006) The multi-billion dollar aid industry has largely failed in Africa. Not only have they failed along with others in the aid industry, most nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) have become part of the problem. Not that they will admit their failure. Continue reading
(May 1, 2006) Where did the money come from to build the dam? For a start, all of China’s power consumers were forced to pay in advance for Three Gorges electricity, even though many will never use it. Continue reading
(March 31, 2006) There’s much more to be done on debt relief. Continue reading
(March 30, 2006) Debt relief advocate, Jubilee USA Network, has welcomed approval of debt cancellation by the World Bank Executive Board for some impoverished countries, and urged the Bank to remove deadly delays to debt cancellation for additional impoverished countries. Continue reading