Refunding The Imf

NPR's Kathleen Schalch reports on the International Monetary Fund, which is under considerable pressure because of economic crises in Russia and Asia, and concerns that Latin America may be next. The IMF is stretched very thin because of heavy lending and is trying to get a large infusion of funds from the United States. It also has been criticized for mishandling the financial crisis in Asia.

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