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It is debt service payments , swollen by high interest rates , that made external debt a major problem in the last decade . In 1990 the 111 developing countries reporting their debt to the World Bank paid $ 66 billion in interest and ...
debts . Nay , in the very places where they are supposed to exercise their liberties most , there they are most in ... to go back to the Athens of Solon to find precedents for the relief of sovereign debt , or debt owed by governments .
This connection finds a reflection in some of the debt - relief measures now being pursued in the form of “ debt for nature ” swaps . Countries are in effect relieved of some of their debt by repaying it at a discount in their local ...
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Our Country, The Planet: Forging A Partnership For SurvivalUser Review - Not Available - Book Verdict
This book addresses the question: "If the development of the quarter of the world's people who are now rich has brought us all so close to the limits of sustainable living on Earth, how is the ... Read full review
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Our Country, The Planet: Forging A Partnership For Survival
Shridath S. Ramphal
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