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SUNS # 8717 Monday 9 July 2018

Trade : US countervailing duties on Canadian paper held WTO-illegal (PRIV)
(Kanaga Raja, Geneva)
A dispute panel at the World Trade Organisat ion (WTO) has largely ruled that countervailing duties (CVDs) imposed by the Un ited States on imports of supercalendered paper from Canada are inconsistent wit h US obligations under the WTO.

Latin America : The voice of Argentina's slums, under threat (PRIV)
(IPS, Buenos Aires)
Between the dimly-lit, narrow alleyways of Villa 21, only 30 minutes by bus from the centre of the Argent ine capital, more than 50,000 people live in poverty.

Brazil : Agricultural heavyweight status undermines food supply (PRIV)
(IPS, Rio de Janeiro)
Brazil is one of the world's large st agricultural producers and exporters, but its food supply has become seriou sly deficient due to food insecurity, unsustainability and poor nutrition, acco rding to a number of studies.

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