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Africa Launches Largest Trading Block with 620 Million Consumers

Human Wrongs Watch By Baher Kamal* 22 February 2016 (IPS) – More than 1,500 public and private business delegates and state leaders agreed on 20-21 February in Egypt to mobilize massive investments for the implementation of Africa’s largest trading bloc…

Latin America: New coalition of countries to take on the multinationals

By Martin Khor* | IDN-InDepth NewsReport Leaders of several Latin American countries have set up a new coalition to coordinate actions to face the growing number of international legal suits being taken against governments by transnational companies. A ministerial meeting…