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known how many people may have died in Baltus for lack of the medicines that were being produced in that factory. Anza blocked the United Nations from launching the investigation demanded by Baltus.
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Situation 7 . At least one million people in the country of Lukin are infected with HIV/AIDS. Between 1991 and 2001, 700,000 people died of AIDS in Lukin. Currently, about 300 people die each day of AIDS-related causes. Largely because of the HIV/AIDS crisis, life expectancy in Lukin is expected to drop from 43 to 33 years, a level last experienced in Europe in medieval times. AIDS could be controlled with a combination of drugs, frequently called a drug “cocktail,” including AZT. However, given current drug prices, this could cost as much as $18,000 a year per patient. This year, Lukin will pay $174 million in interest payments on its debt —most of which will go to two large international banks. This debt was incurred many years ago, by a different government than the current one. The loans were pushed by banks, which had huge amounts of money to lend because oilproducing countries had deposited so much of their revenue into these banks. As one observer put it, “The banks were hot to get in. All the banks ... stepped forward. They showed no foresight. They didn’t do any credit analysis. It was wild.” Loans benefited mostly bankers and the rich of Lukin. However, most people in Lukin are poor—the gross national product (GNP) per capita is $350. The $174 million in interest payments is more than the money Lukin will spend on health care and education combined. Money that could go to pay for AIDS prevention and therapies for people with AIDS instead is being sent to banks in so-called developed countries. The international banks know about the dire health
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situation in Lukin. They have allowed Lukin to postpone some debts—but only after Lukin agreed to certain conditions set by the banks that gave the banks greater control over Lukin’s economy, for example requiring Lukin to sell its national bank to private investors. Still, so long as the banks force Lukin to pay interest on its debts, there is no way Lukin can deal effectively with the AIDS crisis. Three hundred people a day continue to die. Situation 8 . Led by the country of Lomandia, the United Nations waged a war against the country of Moretta, saying that Moretta illegally invaded another nearby country. After Moretta’s army was defeated and removed from the country they’d invaded, Lomandia pushed for “sanctions” against Moretta, until Moretta could prove that it was not engaged in a program to produce “weapons of mass destruction,” like nuclear bombs or poison gas. The sanctions meant that Moretta was not allowed to buy or sell almost anything from other countries in the world. Moretta could not get spare parts to repair water purification plants damaged by bombing during the war. It could not get medicines and spare parts for medical equipment. Moretta claimed that it allowed inspections from the United Nations, but Lomandia says that it did not. Documents from Lomandia show that it knew that Moretta civilians were dying as a result of water-born
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diseases. When asked in a television interview about the
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