Mottley wants debt relief for middle-income countries | Loop News – Loop News Barbados

Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley has joined the call for debt relief to be extended beyond the poorest countries to middle-income countries. Speaking at the virtual launch of the ‘Debt Relief for Green Recovery’ Report, Mottley stated that middle-income countries were making sacrifices every day in choosing sustainability and resilience over the cheap and easy…

Robodebt victims welcome the Federal Government’s $1.2 billion settlement – ABC News

Victims of the Federal Government’s controversial Robodebt system are welcoming a settlement that includes $112 million in compensation. Key points: The Federal Government made a late settlement before the trial began The class action’s lead plaintiff, Katherine Prygodicz, said the settlement was a “relief” The deal now needs the approval of the Federal Court A…

To Get Out from Under China’s Thumb, Africa Needs Debt Relief and Private Investment. – Foreign Policy

As U.S. President-elect Joe Biden starts to formulate his foreign policies, the list of regions and issues needing immediate attention is already long. But one that should stand out is Africas debt. Tipped into crisis territory by the economic knock-on effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, it threatens to push the region further into Chinas hands.…