Wednesday, April 26, 2000

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  • South African President Opens Debate On Cause of AIDS

    Yesterday, at a summit held in Nigeria to deal with growing health crisis in Africa, African leaders agreed that the devastating death toll from malaria and AIDS in Africa calls for a total write-off of the continent’s foreign debt to free resources to combat the twin scourges.

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    Juan González on How Puerto Rico’s Economic "Death Spiral" is Tied to Legacy of Colonialism
    Could Puerto Rico become America’s Greece? That’s a question many are asking as the island faces a devastating financial crisis and a rapidly crumbling healthcare system. Puerto Rico owes $72 billion in debt. $355 million in debt payments are due December 1, but it increasingly looks like the U.S. territory may default on at least some of the debt. Congress has so far failed to act on an Obama administration proposal that includes extending bankruptcy protection to Puerto Rico and allocating more equitable Medicaid and Medicare...


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