REFLECTION: Millions of refugees have no place to call home

by Tony Magliano The heartbreaking photo of the little Syrian refugee boy washed up dead on the shore of Bodrum, Turkey (see picture: http://bit.ly/1PZHvDV) strikingly illustrates the tragic plight of desperate refugees – mostly Syrian – fleeing for their lives from the Islamic State and other violent groups in the Middle East and Africa. The … Continue reading REFLECTION: Millions of refugees have no place to call home

AFRICA: IMF plan offers $170 million in debt relief for ebola-impacted West Africa

from Jubilee USA Washington DC - The International Monetary Fund (IMF) is providing $330 million of financing to aid Ebola-impacted countries. The plan includes $170 million of debt relief and grant-like aid for Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea. The new plan also expands a debt relief facility previously used to cancel debt after Haiti's 2010 earthquake. The … Continue reading AFRICA: IMF plan offers $170 million in debt relief for ebola-impacted West Africa