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Venezuelan Diamonds Under the MicroscopeOctober 29, 2007 ... in setting up the Kimberley Process, an agreement of 47 governments, the international diamond industry and civil ... and buyers to prohibit imports that are not certified. The 47 KP participants, including the European Union, make up ...
The Bank of the South: An Alternative to IMF and World Bank DominanceOctober 29, 2007 Hugo Chavez's vision is to liberate the region's countries from IMF, World Bank, and Inter-American Development Bank (IBD) control that condemn millions to poverty through their lending practices. Helped by windfall oil profits, his government is already doing it with an unprecedented commitment to provide financial aid and below-market priced oil to regional and other countries.