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Debt Relief

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Debt Relief

Debt Relief

Debt Relief

Only Available in Archive Formats.

NPR's John Ydstie reports on one of the accomplishments emerging from the summit meeting of the G7 nations and Russia in Cologne. Leaders of the group have approved a plan that will increase the amount of money available for debt relief for 33 of the world's poorest countries. Part of the impetus for the measure has been provided by a grass roots campaign called Jubilee 2000, a coalition of religious groups, anti-poverty organizations, and others.

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