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Native cash deal outlined. Canada   Bush arrives for Summit of the Americas   Argentina: The trade issues and fighting poverty are expected to be major topics of conversation Poor nations call for aid. UN   Kofi Annan urges bold UN reform  Secretary General has urged world leaders to implement UN reforms and take bolder steps to fight poverty U.N. reform agenda watered-down
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1. 2012-02-11 Rapper 50 Cent visits impoverished areas Kenya
2011-09-13 US poverty rises to record high Washington
3. 2010-09-21 Ahmadinejad blames capitalism for woes UN
E. 2010-09-20 World leaders to discuss poverty fight UN
5. 2010-09-16 One in seven 'in poverty in US' USA
6. 2009-02-06 Latin America poverty 'may soar' South America
H. 2008-11-04 African refugee situation getting worse UN
I. 2008-09-06 Tutu: Church obsessed with gays London
9. 2008-04-13 World Bank echoes food cost alarm Global

  Ahmadinejad blames capitalism for woes  UN: Attending a United Nations session on alleviating world poverty, Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad blamed capitalism for the world's woe... World leaders to discuss poverty fight  UN: U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon exhorted member nations not to waver from efforts to meet the Millennium Development Goals One in seven 'in poverty in US'  USA: US Census Bureau: One in seven Americans was living in poverty in 2009 with the level of working-age poor the highest since the 1960s Latin America poverty 'may soar'  South America: UN Development Program: The global financial crisis could cause poverty to rise in Latin America by as much as 15% this year African refugee situation getting worse  UN: High Commissioner for Refugees office: more have fled poverty and conflict on the continent during the first 10 months of this year than in all... Tutu: Church obsessed with gays  London: Archbishop Desmond Tutu has accused the Anglican church of allowing its 'obsession' with homosexuality to come before real action on world p... World Bank echoes food cost alarm  Global: Bank head Robert Zoellick: The rapid rise in food prices could push 100 million people in poor countries deeper into poverty UN chief calls for global action Gender imbalance worsens poverty. UN   UNCTAD: Palestinian economy in danger   Switzerland: The Palestinian economy is leading to a worsening this year of already high unemployment and poverty levels Poverty pledge ends Mercosur meet. Argentina $4.3bn deal to fight native poverty
Rapper 50 Cent visits impoverished areas   Kenya: Rap star Curtis '50 Cent' Jackson visited Kenya and famine-hit Somalia this week to raise awareness on hunger and poverty issues US poverty rises to record high

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  Washington: The number of Americans living in poverty rose to 46.2 million in 2010, nearly 1 in 6 people, according to the Census Bureau's annual report

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  Canada: A landmark deal with Indian and northern Inuit communities is to help lift them from the poverty

  UN Gen. Assembly: The General Assembly adopted a watered-down draft document on poverty, human rights and institutional reform
Jul.2 Millions gather for Live 8 concert
  Global: Millions were gathering at concert venues across the world to focus attention on global poverty
Jul.1   Live 8 concerts kick off in Tokyo  A massive musical effort to focus attention on global poverty has kicked off Jun.9   Annan pushes war on poverty  UN: Secretary-General called 2005 'a make-or-break moment' for the world's poor Jun.3   Blair to press Bush on Africa  England: The prime minister will try to sell his plans to lift Africa out of poverty and tackle global warming Apr.12 Poverty targets 'may be missed'  Global: The World Bank and the IMF say bold, urgent action is needed to reduce extreme poverty

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Feb.28 Group of 15 summit meeting. Venezuela

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Aug.30   EU challenges U.S. at Earth Summit   South Africa: European Union delegates have challenged the U.S. to speed up its current action to tackle world poverty Aug.27   U.N. summit head pledges action   South Africa: Action against poverty has been pledged by the head of the World Summit Mar.22 UN summit ends with cash pledge
  Mexico: Leaders from 60 countries agreed on a plan to combat poverty and a partnership between rich and poor countries
Feb.5     Blair pleads for African mission
  England: PM Blair has argued the developed world has a duty to act to help relieve global poverty
Jan.31   World Economic Forum starts  New York: Hopes of a rapid recovery and calls for concerted action on poverty, have dominated the first day

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Feb.20 Poverty spurs human trafficking
   Nigeria: First Pan-Africa Regional Conference on Trafficking in Persons describes trafficking of young Africans for forced labor Jan.20   Poverty forces abortions
   Russia: Abortion accounts for 10 to 15% of secondary infertility

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Dec.3   Chernobyl victims demand dues
  Kiev: Victims of the nuclear disaster have marched through the Kiev, protesting their poverty

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