Guinea Bissau Talks With IMF on Debt Aid

Guinea Bissau is discussing a program with the International Monetary Fund, which it hopes will lead to a debt cancellation agreement worth USD700 million. Its debt has been accruing since the country gained independence in 1974, according to the African Press Agency.

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  • Eliza Villarino

    Eliza Villarino is an associate editor for Devex and leads the company's news team in Manila. She played a critical role in conceptualizing the Development Newswire. Prior to joining Devex in 2004, she has already published articles and news briefs for Internet media organizations and for the Institute for Ethics and Economic Policy at Fordham University in New York. She earned her bachelor's in political science and master's in public affairs from the University of the Philippines. Eliza is a member of Mensa Philippines.