Argentina’s Debt Case: the International Dimension and an interview with Jubilee USA

Argentina’s Debt Case: the International Dimension

By Ezequiel Adamovsky

Source: teleSur English August 4, 2014 from ZNet at http://zcomm.org/znetarticle/argentinas-debt-case-the-international-dimension/ In an unprecedented situation, on 30th July the ratings agency Standard & Poor’s declared Argentina on “selective default”, after New York judge Thomas Griesa blocked the payments the country had already deposited for the 93% [...]

Argentina Debt Payments Blocked by US Court

 

From Blog the Debt. Juliee USA Posted: 27 Jun 2014 01:52 PM PDTThe Argentine government announced Thursday that it transferred funds to the Bank of New York Mellon to pay the 92% of bond holders who restructured after Argentina’s 2001 default. Reuters reports that Judge Thomas Griesa blocked the restructured debt payments until [...]

Unjust debt goes to the heart of inequality. We need a new jubilee.

Only far-reaching changes to the global economy will stop the burden of debt falling on the poorest in our societies

Dr John Sentamu – the Archbishop of York

John Sentamu guardian.co.uk, Tuesday 9 October 2012 08.30 BST

Ten years ago I was part of a movement called Jubilee 2000, which changed the [...]

Productivity Commission Hearing puts a spotlight on the operation of Australia’s Export Credit Agency

Tuesday 27 March, 2012

Yesterday Jubilee Australia’s deputy director gave testimony to a Productivity Commission hearing about the impact of Australia’s export credit operations on less-developed nations, including the accumulation of excessive sovereign debt. The Productivity Commission’s Draft Report, released last month, incorporates key Jubilee Australia’s recommendations, including proposing new measures to address public [...]

From Geneva: A Challenge to Illegitimate Debt, by Neil Watkins

Posted by jubileeusa on 18 November 2009 at 11:47 AM

Last week, I had the opportunity to attend a meeting of the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) in Geneva about how the global economic crisis is affecting developing countries’ debt situations.

The conference brought together more than 350 participants from [...]