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Newsletter n°94 - Friday 11 April 2014
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SUMMARY

Africa

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» Rwanda: A look back at the 1994 genocide
by Eric Toussaint
Starting on 7 April 1994, in less than three months, nearly one million Rwandans – the exact figure has not yet been determined - were exterminated because they were (or supposed to be) Tutsis. Tens of thousands of moderate Hutus were also slaughtered. This was indeed a genocide, that is, the (...) [Read more]

Latin America

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» Brazil: 50 years after the overthrow of democratically elected president Joao Goulart, Washington’s support to the coup must not be forgotten
by Eric Toussaint
Brazil: 50 years after the army staged a coup on 2 April 1964 and overthrew President Joao Goulart, there can be no doubt about the active support provided by the US government, the World Bank and the IMF. On 2 April 2014, a US NGO, the National Security Archive (NSA!) publicized an impressive (...) [Read more]

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» Argentina: Default and Beyond What Lessons for Europe?
by Alain Cibils
The current debt crises in several European countries warrant a close look at Argentina’s substantial experience with debt crises, default and debt restructuring. Argentina’s December 2001 default is particularly relevant to the current situation in the European periphery. We shall present an (...) [Read more]

Europe

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» Spain’s Marches for Dignity converge on Madrid
by Jérome Duval
In Spain, despite the government’s claims of growth and a revival in exportations, there’s no shortage of reasons for people to demonstrate. To pick one among others, according to a report by Cáritas, there are currently three million people who live on less than 307 Euros a month. That’s twice as (...) [Read more]

logo A call to Patrick Honohan, the Governor of the Irish Central Bank to do the right thing
» Blog: Ireland’s Financial Foe: the European Central Bank
by Nessa Ní Chasaide
Last week it emerged external link that the European Central Bank (ECB) is not happy with the restructuring of Ireland’s most odious socialised banking debt – the debts of Anglo Irish Bank and Irish Nationwide Building Society. The debts of Anglo et al – about € 30 billion – are worth nearly half (...) [Read more]

Asia

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» Saudi ’gift’ violates pak law
by Abdul Khaliq
Foreign aid is not an odd thing, if there are no strings attached. Pakistan has been receiving tied and untied foreign aid; loans, and grants from various donors ever since its birth. However, the recent massive cash grant of $1.5 billion by the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is unprecedented by (...) [Read more]

Debt and austerity

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» What’s the alternative ? : Experts from across the world gather to discuss solutions to the debt crisis
by Eurodad
As the lion’s share of the world’s nations suffer from austerity policies, politicians, financial experts and civil society activists came together this month for a three-day international conference to discuss alternative ways of tackling the debt crisis. he event – which took place in Brussels (...) [Read more]

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» The Debt Crisis: From Europe to Where?
by Eric Toussaint
Conference by Eric Toussaint given on May the 16th 2013 during the Subversive Festival in Zagreb The Debt Crisis: From Europe to Where? Contents 1. Editors’ note 2. Prologue The CADTM: 20 years of struggle for the oppressed - Eric Toussaint 3. Introduction by Eric Toussaint European Capitalism (...) [Read more]

BOOKS

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» 2012 World debt figures
Via internet, CADTM is very pleased to make this book available to a wide public. It has been completely updated and enhanced. It may be freely copied by other sites and reproduced for non profit uses provided that a link to the CADTM website is clearly visible (www.cadtm.org). Feel free to send your comments and information on the personal or collective use you make of this book to info@cadtm.org. Your messages will be forwarded to the authors. [Read more]

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» The Debt Crisis : From Europe to Where?
Via internet, CADTM is very pleased to make this book, "Debt crisis from Europe to Where ?" published by VAK in Mumbai (India), available to a wide public. It may be freely copied by other sites and reproduced for non profit uses provided that a link to the CADTM website is clearly visible (www.cadtm.org). Feel free to send your comments and information on the personal or collective use you make of this book to info@cadtm.org. Your messages will be forwarded to the authors. [Read more]

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