Financial Times Features Eric LeCompte on the New G20 Debt Relief Plan

The Financial Times features Eric LeCompte on the G20's debt relief plan to help poor countries battle the economic effects of Covid-19. Read an excerpt below, and click here for the full story.

World’s poorest countries get fresh debt relief hope from creditor nations

The world’s poorest countries have been offered fresh help to restructure their debts as leading economies and creditor nations agreed new principles for debt relief to help them fight the economic effects of the coronavirus pandemic.

“Unfortunately developing middle-income countries are excluded from this process as they face some of the highest poverty increases because of the coronavirus crisis,” said Eric LeCompte, director of Jubilee USA, which campaigns on poverty and debt.

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