Rich nations grant poorest 22 a checkbook reprieve

Crawley, Mike
December 2000
Christian Science Monitor;12/26/2000, Vol. 93 Issue 22, p7
Reports on the decision by the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) to forgive a portion of the international debt of several developing countries. Conditions under which the debt relief will occur; Economic conditions in the developing countries affected by high debt to wealthy nations; Criticism and skepticism of the measure by the proponents of total debt relief; Reasons that debt relief is seen as an important international issue by groups such as Jubilee 2000.


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