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Latin America Focuses on Attacking Pockets of Rural Poverty

Sunday, February 18th, 2018

SANTIAGO, Feb 18 (IPS) – Identifying territories where rural poverty is most entrenched in Latin America and the Caribbean to apply new tools and innovative policies to combat hunger is the new strategy that will be discussed at a ministerial meeting to be held in early March.

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A Crisis Deepens in Libya but Where Are the Cameras?

Sunday, February 18th, 2018

UNITED NATIONS, Feb 16 (IPS) – Perhaps no major political or humanitarian disaster is as overlooked as the ongoing crisis in Libya. For example, although the New York Times in September 2017 published a total of seven articles mentioning Libya, only one of them touched on the violence ripping it apart. Even the Times’ gesture merely highlighted the latest permutation of the US government’s foreign military decisions.

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Ethnic Violence in Ethiopia Stoked by Social Media from U.S.

Sunday, February 11th, 2018

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, Feb 11 (IPS) – In Ethiopia social media is a double-edged sword: capable of filling a sore need for more information but also of pushing the country toward even greater calamity.

Read the full story, “Ethnic Violence in Ethiopia Stoked by Social Media from U.S.”, on globalissues.org


UN Security Council Must Halt Disastrous March of Myanmar’s Ethnic Cleansing of Rohingya

Sunday, February 11th, 2018

LONDON, Feb 09 (IPS) – Abdu Salam stayed in his village as Myanmar soldiers and local vigilantes burned down dozens of homes there last August. He stayed as news spread of atrocities that soldiers had committed in other Rohingya villages across northern Rakhine State. He stayed because Hpon Nyo Leik village was his home, the only home he’d known, and he wanted to protect his family’s property and right to live there.

Read the full story, “UN Security Council Must Halt Disastrous March of Myanmar’s Ethnic Cleansing of Rohingya”, on globalissues.org


Climate Change is Hurting Children the Most: Here is How to Protect Them

Sunday, February 4th, 2018

Feb 02 (IPS) – In the United States, the 21 young people who are plaintiffs in the case Juliana v. United States will soon make their case against the government for failing to take action against climate change. Similar lawsuits have been filed in countries including Portugal, India, and Pakistan.

Read the full story, “Climate Change is Hurting Children the Most: Here is How to Protect Them”, on globalissues.org


How Did That Get Into My Bond Fund??

Wednesday, January 31st, 2018

Towards the end of financial bubbles, people who previously paid little attention to things like “quality” start trying to figure out what they actually own. The result is either funny or terrifying, depending on the point of view. This time around bonds are (finally) getting a closer look. From today’s Wall Street Journal: Decade of […]

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For Millions of Indian Women, Marriage Means Migration

Sunday, January 28th, 2018

NEW DELHI, Jan 28 (IPS) – Rekha Rajagopalan, a 26-year-old schoolteacher, migrated to the Indian capital city of New Delhi from southern Chennai in 2015 after her marriage. The reason was simple. Rekha’s husband and his family were based in Delhi, so like millions of other married Indian women, she left her maternal home to relocate to a new city with her new family.

Read the full story, “For Millions of Indian Women, Marriage Means Migration”, on globalissues.org


Why Release of Two Journalists in Ethiopia Does not Signal End to Press Crackdown

Sunday, January 28th, 2018

NEW YORK, Jan 26 (IPS) – On January 10, radio journalists Darsema Sori and Khalid Mohammed were released from prison after serving lengthy sentences related to their work at the Ethiopian faith-based station Radio Bilal. Despite their release and Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn’s promise earlier this month to free political prisoners, Ethiopia’s use of imprisonment, harassment, and surveillance means that the country continues to be a hostile environment for journalists.

Read the full story, “Why Release of Two Journalists in Ethiopia Does not Signal End to Press Crackdown”, on globalissues.org


Gold Jumps To Crucial Technical Level. Important Action Coming Up

Thursday, January 25th, 2018

After what seems like a decade in the shadow of tech stocks and cryptocurrencies, gold and silver are rocking again. Which of course leaves everyone wondering if this is the beginning of the long-awaited epic run, or just a head fake preceding yet another grinding, protracted, soul-sucking decline. The following chart has a couple of […]

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Can Drought Be Prevented? Slovakia Aims to Try

Sunday, January 21st, 2018

BRATISLAVA, Jan 22 (IPS) – A landmark programme to combat drought set to be implemented in the small Central European country of Slovakia could be an inspiration for other states as extreme weather events become more frequent, the environmental action group behind the plan has said.

Read the full story, “Can Drought Be Prevented? Slovakia Aims to Try”, on globalissues.org



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