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SUNS # 9225 Wednesday 4 November 2020
 
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Trade : Rules chair increases pace of fisheries talks through new revised text (PRIV)
(D. Ravi Kanth, Geneva)
The chair of the Doha Rules negotiations, Ambassador Santiago Wills from Colombia, appears to have increased the pace of negotiations through his latest revised draft consolidated text on prohibiting fisheries subsidies that appears to be heavily tilted against the interests of developing countries, said negotiators familiar with the discussions.

United States : Economic trends and what's important in life (PRIV)
(IPS, Sydney/Kuala Lumpur)
Sydney/Kuala Lumpur, 2 Nov (IPS/Anis Chowdhury and Jomo Kwame Sundaram*) -- US third quarter GDP numbers released two weeks ago delighted stock markets and President Trump.

Opinion : Drop boxes tell tale of US democracy in 2020. (PRIV)
(IPS, Phoenix)
It sits stolidly, bolted onto a concrete base outside the Maricopa County Recorder's office in Phoenix, Arizona. Weighing in at around 600 pounds, it sports "anti-tampering features" and "heavy-duty, all-weather construction".


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