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SUNS # 8755 Wednesday 19 September 2018

Trade : US intensifies unilateral trade war against China (PRIV)
(D. Ravi Kanth, Geneva)
The United States intensified its aggress ive unilateral trade war with China on Monday by announcing new tariffs on abou t $200 billion of Chinese goods under the US Section 301 provisions, which we re condemned by a World Trade Organization dispute panel almost 20 years ago.

Latin America : Crisis drives Nicaragua to an economic, social precipice (PRIV)
(IPS, Managua)
Five months after the outbreak of mass protests in Nicaragua, in addition to the more than 300 deaths, the crisis has had visible consequences in terms of increased poverty and migration, as well a s the international isolation of the government and a wave of repression that con tinues unabated.

Development : Widening digital gender gap in Africa (PRIV)
(IPS, Maputo)
"Think Bigger", urge the colourfu l posters on the walls of Ideario, an innovation hub in Chamanculo, a modest neighbourhood in Maputo, Mozambique's capital.

Brazil : New relationship evolves between society and energy (PRIV)
(IPS, Sousa)
"We want to make history," agreed the teach ers at the Chiquinho Cartaxo Comprehensive Technical Citizen School.

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