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struggle4progress Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jan-29-05 07:51 PM
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World Bank, IMF make first foray into debate at World Social Forum
01-29-2005, 22h03

PORTO ALEGRE, Brazil (AFP) - For the first time, World Bank and IMF representatives joined the debate at the World Social Forum anti-globalization summit, as many delegates underscored their frustrations with the conditions they must meet to get development aid. <snip>

"Cameroon is not poor. We have oil, but still the population is poor. IMF and World Bank, please do something for development," he implored.

"We think the IMF and World Bank are making people poor.

"They privatize everything, there is no education, no sanitation, and that is caused by the IMF and World Bank. ... At the same time, every day, governments sign agreements for aid," he stressed. <snip>

http://www.turkishpress.com/business/news.asp?id=050129...

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idlisambar Donating Member (916 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jan-29-05 11:25 PM
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1. Not going to work guys
Not much common ground to be had there.
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