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Poor countries in the grip of 'vulture funds'

Text by FRANCE 24

Latest update : 2009-02-17

Poor countries' debts can be profitable to what some call 'vulture funds'. These funds buy national debts and then hit the country with high interest rates. A portrait of one of these funds, Kensington.

 

 

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Date created : 2008-07-05

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