Social Issues

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  • 3 Apr 2014- 10:18 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON, DC, United States The World Bank this week announced a series of measures aimed at improving the organization and helping it to better meet the needs of its clients. Included in these measures is a $100 billion USD increase in lending
  • First in a series “Conversations With Water Leaders” conducted by OOSKAnews in association with Singapore International Water Week.
  • 23 Mar 2012- 10:10 by OOSKAnews Correspondent washington, dc, united states Bolivian Foreign Minister David Choquehuanca presented a draft proposal to members of the Organization of American States (OAS) containing provisions against privatization of water, commodification of basic resources,
  • 2 Feb 2011- 00:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent HAITI, PORT-AU-PRINCE  U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton visited Haiti on January 30, where she discussed earthquake recovery, the cholera epidemic and the November presidential elections. After all her meetings, the Secretary announced that
  • 5 May 2010- 16:02 by Local Press Report washington, dc, Mexico, MEXICO CITY Al Jazeera (Qatar) Two human rights activists were killed last week when a paramilitary group attacked an aid convoy carrying food and water to a blockaded breakaway region in southern Mexico's Oaxaca state. At least
  • 20 Oct 2009- 23:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent washington, dc, united states The Inter-American Development Bank (IADB) and the Spanish government have teamed up to give $139 million USD in loans and grants to Haiti and Bolivia as the first stage of a $620 million USD partnership program to improve