15 NOVEMBER 2012 - 12H37
Bono denouncing corruption at the World Bank
Announced the Irish rock star Bono on Wednesday that corruption is a scourge "worst offenders" in the world, during a conference on poverty organized at the headquarters of the World Bank which singer expressed concern about the implications of the "wall of budget" by the United States
AFP - WASHINGTON (AFP) - The Bono Irish rock star Wednesday that corruption is evil "most deadly" in the world, during a conference on poverty organized at the headquarters of the World Bank expressed singer which expressed concern about the implications of "the abyss of financial" which threats to the U.S. budget.
The commander of the band "U2" and one of the founders of the non-governmental organization "and that" "Everyone here knows that corruption is more lethal factors in the world, the most dangerous of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), tuberculosis and malaria."
Bono said during the talks held in Washington for an hour with the President of the World Bank Kim Yong Kim "is not only a question of corruption in the South, but is also the problem of corrupt ideas, even rampant corruption in the countries of the North."
Bono considered to ensure "transparency" is more a factor accelerate the fight against poverty.
He was a rock star for fear of repercussions "financial abyss" by waving her features in the United States to poor countries.
Bono pointed out that "the economic slowdown and stagnation cause severe suffering, and are now financial abyss receive Bzlalha" on the poor, reminding that the assistance programs that benefit hundreds of thousands of people in the world could fall from the virus.
He concluded by saying, "We know that expenses should be reduced, but not at the expense of lives."