G20 leaders seek to help poorest nations in post-COVID world

2/2 © Reuters. United Nation Secretary General, Antonio Guterres, conducts virtual press briefing from his office in New York ahead of the annual G20 Summit World Leaders to take place in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia 2/2 By Raya Jalabi, Ryan Woo and Andrea Shalal BEIJING/DUBAI/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Leaders of the 20 biggest economies on Saturday vowed […]

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World Bank sees ‘huge willingness’ to suspend debt payments for poorest countries

© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: A participant stands near a logo of World Bank at the International Monetary Fund – World Bank Annual Meeting 2018 in Nusa Dua By Andrea Shalal WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The World Bank is seeing “a huge willingness” on the part of official bilateral creditors to suspend debt payments by the world’s […]

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Layoffs and food lines: How the pandemic slams the poorest U.S. workers

3/3 © Reuters. The border town of Laredo takes measures to prevent coronavirus spread 2/3 By Brad Heath and Veronica G. Cardenas Laredo, Texas (Reuters) – Alberto Mendoza figures he can make it a couple of weeks on unemployment benefits before starting to decide which bills won’t get paid. The 26-year-old father of three lost […]

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