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World Poverty #792844

CNN Evening News for Saturday, Jun 11, 2005
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(Studio: Carol Lin) The agreement from the world’s richest countries to forgive the debts of 18 of the poorest nations noted. The poverty in sub-Saharan Africa featured; scenes shown of singer/activist Bono & Treasury Secretary Paul O'Neill touring the continent; details given about the role of celebrities in increasing awareness of the problem. [Millennium Project Jeffrey SACHS†- comments on the lack of safe childbirth facilities & educational opportunities; says the way to solve the instability is by helping people; comments on the cost of ending poverty.] [BONO – comments.]

Lin, Carol

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