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SUNS # 8831 Thursday 24 January 2019
 
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Trade : Honduras tables proposal on functioning of Appellate Body   (Kanaga Raja, Geneva) (PRIV)
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Honduras has tabled a proposal this week at the World Trade Organisation (WTO) aimed at fostering a discussion on the functioning of the WTO's Appellate Body.

Opinion : Hospital PPPs undermine healthcare   (IPS, Sydney/Kuala Lumpur) (PRIV)
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Sydney/Kuala Lumpur, 22 Jan (IPS/Anis Chowdhury and Jomo Kwame Sundaram*) -- Despite all the evidence to the contrary, and substantial opposition from community groups, public-private partnerships (PPPs) are still being promoted to deliver sustainable development.

Argentina : Family farming wages a difficult battle   (IPS, Buenos Aires) (PRIV)
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"Our philosophy is based on two principles: zero tolerance of pesticides or bosses," says Leandro Ladru, while he puts tomatoes and carrots in the ecological bag held by a customer, in a large market in the Argentine capital, located between warehouses and rusty old railroad cars.

Eastern Europe : Never been a worse time to be a journalist   (IPS, Bratislava) (PRIV)
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"I've never known a time when it was as bad as it is now," says Beata Balogova, the Vice-Chair of the International Press Institute (IPI) and Editor in Chief of the Slovak Spectator Sme.


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