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SUNS # 8692 Friday 1 June 2018

United Nations : Multilateralism and international trade under pressure (PRIV)
(Kanaga Raja, Geneva)
Multilateralism and international trade are facing intensifying pressure, in particular with regard to their developmen t impact, the UN Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) has said.

Mexico : Putting tortillas on tables again (PRIV)
(IPS, Mexico City)
Agronomist Irene Salvador decided to learn the process of making corn tortillas in order to preserve and prom ote this traditional staple food in the Mexican diet, which has lost its presence an d nutritional quality.

Peru : Poor and disabled struggle in the shadows (PRIV)
(IPS, Lima)
Eighty percent of the world's disabled li ve in developing nations, according to a report by the United Nations. Their iden tities, lives and stories are of course varied - but what isn't is the stigma and l ack of resources they face.

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