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Author: 
Julio Godoy

PARIS, Jun 17 (IPS) -- A focus on the Millennium Development Goals can be counterproductive, a senior World Bank economist told IPS in an interview last Thursday.

One fourth of the British households are poor and the north-south divide is getting wider, claim British researchers.

Author: 
Stefania Bianchi

BRUSSELS, Jul 1 (IPS) - The European Union development policy is ”inadequately geared” towards the United Nations Millennium Development Goals, according to a new report released Thursday.

The The EU’s contribution to the Millennium Development Goals, special focus: HIV/AIDS, a report by Alliance2015 was launched at a press conference in Brussels on July 1, 2004.

Author: 
Genaro C. Armas

WASHINGTON, Aug. 26 (AP)- The number of Americans living in poverty and without health insurance rose for the third straight year in 2003, the Census Bureau reported Thursday in a pair of reports that delivered a double dose of bad economic news for the Bush administration.

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