An IMF review of three new lending facilities has resulted in only "cosmetic" changes critics say.
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In July the IMF board approved a review of the Fund’s transparency policy. Despite staff finding further room for improvement, the board rejected any substantive changes to the policy.
Newly emerged internal documents from the World Banks’ own legal unit reveal strong criticism of the controversial Doing Business rankings following the independent review panel’s critical final report in June.
The IFC is denying involvement in the controversial Agua Zarca hydroelectric project, which is vigorously opposed by local groups; an activist was killed by the army in July.
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