Jubilee USA Network

Jubilee USA
Jubilee USA Network is an alliance of more than 75 US organizations and 650 faith communities working with 50 Jubilee global partners. Jubilee USA builds an economy that serves, protects and promotes the participation of the most vulnerable. Jubilee USA wins critical global financial reforms and won more than $130 billion in debt relief to benefit the world's poorest people. www.jubileeusa.org

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Tuesday, October 22, 2019
Congress Votes on Corporate Transparency Act
The House of Representatives scheduled a vote for 5:15 PM EST on the Corporate Transparency Act of 2019 (H.R. 2513). The bill reveals the true owners of "anonymous" shell companies to law enforcement. "This legislation helps us stop human traffickers and corrupt public officials and protects...
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Friday, October 18, 2019
IMF Fears Financial Crisis
The International Monetary Fund raises fresh global financial crisis fears as Presidents, Finance Ministers, development groups and business leaders gather for the Annual IMF and World Bank Meetings. "We are seeing strong warnings of a global financial crisis," shared United Nations finance expert...
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Wednesday, October 16, 2019
IMF Warns of Unstable Financial System
The International Monetary Fund warns of growing financial instability as a result of high debts and risky investing in the release of the IMF 2019 Global Financial Stability Report. The report raised fears that developing countries are borrowing too much. "The Fund is recommending more...
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Thursday, September 26, 2019
Kristalina Georgieva Takes IMF Helm
The International Monetary Fund announces that World Bank CEO and Bulgarian environmental economist, Kristalina Georgieva, will become the Fund's new Managing Director. Georgieva replaces Christine Lagarde who resigned on September 12th. "Under Georgieva's leadership, we will see emphasis on gender...
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Tuesday, July 30, 2019
Disaster Food Assistance Funds Distributed in Puerto Rico
The Government of Puerto Rico began distribution of emergency disaster food assistance Monday. In May, Congress approved $600 million for the Puerto Rico Nutrition Assistance Program (NAP) as part of disaster relief measures to benefit Americans recovering from disasters such as wildfires and...
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Thursday, July 25, 2019
Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rosselló Resigns
Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rosselló resigned Wednesday. Protests engulfed the island for nearly two weeks after Rosselló drew criticism for offensive language in leaked communications and the FBI arrested former members of his administration on corruption charges. "The people of Puerto Rico...
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Tuesday, July 16, 2019
IMF Head Christine Lagarde Resigns to Pursue European Central Bank Nomination
The Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund, Christine Lagarde, announced that she is resigning. Lagarde is pursuing her nomination to lead the European Central Bank. Her resignation takes effect on September 12th. "Lagarde moved forward new focuses on gender and inequality at the...
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Friday, July 05, 2019
Ballooning Student Debt Debated by Presidential Hopefuls
American student loan debt topped $1.6 trillion dollars this year, surpassing credit card and auto loan debt combined. More than 45 million people hold student debt, owing an average of $35,000. 20% of current borrowers are behind in student loan payments and the Brookings Institution released data...
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Wednesday, July 03, 2019
Senate Bill Tackles Tax Evasion, Secrecy and Money Laundering
Last Wednesday, Senators Ron Wyden (D-OR), Marco Rubio (R-FL) and Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) introduced the Corporate Transparency Act of 2019, which would reveal the secret owners of shell corporations to law enforcement. "This legislation is critical to stop crime, tax evasion and corruption,"...
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Thursday, June 06, 2019
President Trump Signs Disaster Aid Package for Puerto Rico, US States and Territories
President Trump signed into law a $19.1 billion disaster relief package to aid Americans recovering from flooding, wildfires, hurricanes and other natural disasters. The package includes more than $900 million in emergency food and housing assistance for more than a million people living in Puerto...
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