Posts Tagged ‘World Bank’
16 May 09 | AP
Police heavily guarded a luxury resort in Greece on Saturday where a secretive annual rendezvous of top politicians and business leaders reportedly took place.Several dozen Greek demonstrators gathered outside the Astir Palace hotel in the coastal town of Vouliagmeni to criticize the Bilderberg Group, an international group that was founded half a century ago in the Netherlands.
The major high income and developing countries that set policy for the 185 member-nation World Bank agreed in Washington on Sunday that the bank should boost its lending to help poor countries adversely affected by the global economic slowdown. Read the rest of this entry »
Finance ministers from around the globe are meeting this weekend with one main issue on their minds: how best to spend one trillion dollars to help the world’s economy (2:31):
Experts have criticised an ongoing meeting of the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) as “a wasted opportunity for poor countries”. Read the rest of this entry »