World Bank and IMF cancel talks in Washington

US - The World Bank and the International Monetary Fund announced yesterday, Monday 17 September, that they would cancel their annual meetings scheduled for Washington later this month.

The decision, which had been expected in the wake of last week's terror attacks in the US, will temporarily quiet what had been an increasingly violent series of confrontations over the consequences of globalisation.

Before the attacks, Washington had braced itself for an influx of protesters and was preparing t

To continue reading...