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KPC professor travels to Bhutan

...the world - about 12 percent of the population lived below the international poverty line in 2012, according to the World Bank - it is also reportedly one of the happiest. Getting there was difficult - and expensive, Landen said. Foreigners...
Bob Franken: Policing the police

This is a true story (as opposed to my usual falsehoods): A few years back, when the World Bank and International Monetary Fund would hold meetings of the planet's finance ministers or other economic leaders, there would...

...apply sanctions, which could include blocking various types of aid or withdrawing U.S. support for loans from the World Bank and International Monetary Fund.Sihasak Phuangketkeow, permanent secretary of Thailand's foreign affairs ministry...
Child migrants driven to US by violence, poverty

...largely based on money sent home by migrants. Almost 60 percent of the country's 8 million people live in poverty, the World Bank says.Often, child migrants from Central America face the greatest dangers in Mexico, where gangs prey on them as...
School briefs

...students gathered the necessary support for their Resolutions they still faced the issue of winning over the NGOs and World Bank for financial support. "It was great insight and practice into the world of real politics and the negotiations that...

...front-runners: Abdullah Abdullah, Karzai's top rival in the last election; Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai, an academic and former World Bank official; and Zalmai Rassoul, a former foreign minister. A runoff is widely expected since none is likely to get the...

...International Monetary Fund's policy committee said the U.S. needs to take "urgent action" to address the impasse. World Bank President Jim Yong Kim stressed the urgency for Washington policymakers to reach agreement on raising the debt ceiling...
Global study: World not ready for aging population

...on the U.N.'s International Day of Older Persons, compiles data from the U.N., World Health Organization, World Bank and other global agencies, and analyzes income, health, education, employment and age-friendly environment in each...
Reader: We?ve got too much to lose

...companies, or so Texas firmly believes. By then the World Bank, who is backing the Pebble Mine project, might get in...whole new way to keep the Indians from poverty. ?World Bank equals anti-poverty.? Wake up, people. We?re being...
Hacienda Bar: a different kind of National Wildlife Refuge

...Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Panama, and Columbia. The funding is both national and international, especially through the World Bank. There is a strong emphasis on local economic sustainability, especially with ecotourism, so that these reserves become...


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