Global Debt Hits Record $233 Trillion

January 10, 2018

Global debt rose to a record $233 trillion in the third quarter of 2017, more than $16 trillion higher from end-2016, according to an brake on central banks trying to raise interest rates, given worries about the debt servicing capacity of highly indebted firms and government, the IIF analysts wrote. More From this publisher : HERE ; This post was curated using : TrendingTraffic If you like our content help…

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Survival Mode Defines Puerto Rico One Month After Maria

October 24, 2017

A month after Hurricane Maria leaving for the mainland. At this stage in the recovery from the Category 4 storm, many find the current state of the U.S. commonwealth — home to some 3.4 million American citizens — unthinkable. “I just haven’t seen a situation where people don’t have access to basic services for so long,” said Martha Thompson, the Puerto Rico response coordinator for the Boston-based charity Oxfam Americas…

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