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World's financial leaders to review global economy

...progress could be made on debt relief, others didn't believe a deal would be forthcoming. World Bank president James Wolfensohn, in an interview with The Associated Press on Wednesday, said while he doubted an agreement on debt relief would...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/04/15/bus_450324.shtml
Business
Brazil pledges to protect new forests

...protected areas in the Brazilian Amazon and two in the Atlantic Forest, together totaling almost 4 million acres. James Wolfensohn, president of the World Bank, said he was thrilled with the announcement. "We're concerned about forests...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/04/30/tec_227122.shtml
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Palestinians honor Carter

...International Award for Excellence and Creativity. Previous recipients included two former international envoys, James Wolfensohn and Peter Hansen. Mr. Carter brokered the Israeli-Egypt peace accord of 1979 and wrote a book, Palestine: Peace...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/06/14/met_527622.shtml
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NAFTA's 10th birthday: supporters and detractors debate its impact

...according to a report by International Monetary Fund managing director Horst Kohler and World Bank President James Wolfensohn. The two argue that the more productive route would be for rich nations to back down on issues such as agricultural...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/01/01/bus_399484.shtml
Business
Under fire for deficits, U.S. pledges to cut red ink in half in five years

...deficits, which are almost as bad as Washington's as a percentage of gross domestic product. World Bank president James Wolfensohn, meanwhile, launched a blistering attack on rich countries for spending hundreds of billions more on their militaries...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/09/24/bus_390569.shtml
Business
Administration says U.S. must continue supporting Russia

...satisfied that the Russian central bank has put in place adequate controls on foreign assistance. World Bank President James Wolfensohn said today the bank has not be able to find any misuse of its funds in Russia. The bank investigated its 34 projects...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/09/22/bus_270792.shtml
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Brazil's Senate passes key austerity measure

...Asian-style currency crisis, its economy could hurt other countries in the region. However, World Bank President James Wolfensohn said in Washington on Tuesday that Latin American countries were dealing well with Brazil's financial crisis...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/01/20/bus_250702.shtml
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Russia's prime minister tries to build confidence

...deputies, Vice Premier Yuri Maslyukov, met with IMF Managing Director Michel Camdessus and World Bank President James Wolfensohn in Washington on Thursday, and an IMF delegation was to arrive in Moscow for more talks next Wednesday. Russia...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/01/16/bus_250340.shtml
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Dollar down, investors worried

...system had produced no major new plan. Michel Camdessus, head of the 182-nation International Monetary Fund, and James Wolfensohn, head of the World Bank, took exception to the market's belief that the sessions had dissolved into wrangling...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/10/09/bus_241308.shtml
Business
Money summit ends with calls for rich to level playing field for poor

...journey without continued significant support from the international community." On Tuesday, World Bank president James Wolfensohn launched a blistering attack on rich countries for spending hundreds of billions more on their militaries and their...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/09/25/bus_390966.shtml
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