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SUNS # 8991 Monday 7 October 2019

United Nations : Food commodity prices hold steady in September   (Kanaga Raja, Geneva) (PRIV)
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The international prices of a basket of key agricultural food commodities held steady in September, with falling sugar prices being offset by higher prices for vegetable oils and meat, the UN Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) has reported.

Climate : Barbados PM warns of migration backlash due to climate crisis   (IPS, New York) (PRIV)
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The Prime Minister of Barbados Mia Mottley tells IPS her patience is running thin, as she challenges the world to tackle the climate crisis.

Rights : Human trafficking - it came disguised as opportunity of a lifetime   (IPS, Nairobi) (PRIV)
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Six years ago, Mary Njambi* received news of a once-in-a-lifetime job opportunity far away from her poverty-stricken village situated in the heart of Kiambu County, Central Kenya.

United Nations : Wall Street can free world's 40 million modern-day slaves   (IPS, New York) (PRIV)
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Financiers in Wall Street, the City of London and other banking centres should play a bigger role in freeing the millions of people who endure slave-like working conditions globally, according to a new study.

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