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- n. Those countries not aligned with the west or the east during the Cold War.
- n. The developing countries of Asia, Africa and Latin America.
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- n. underdeveloped and developing countries of Asia and Africa and Latin America collectively
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The answer, almost invariably, is people from Third World countries.
Bono, the rock star and campaigner against Third World debt, is asking the Irish government to contribute more to Africa.
Buchanan would end all foreign aid, build a Fortress America through protectionist trade barriers and return America to his beloved '5Os by keeping out Third World immigrants.
The Third World has its own agenda for the Earth Summit, which is contained in part in a document called the Rio Declaration.
The beneficiaries are those so powerful that they are rarely called to account: an elite centered in First World capitals, who, together with their Third World clients, work to arrange the world to their liking.
While applying creditor-oriented rules against Third World countries and other debtors, the IMF pursues a double standard with regard to the United States.
We cannot import millions of desperately poor, illiterate, hard working people from Third World countries and think they will become functioning, positive aspects in a First World country.
In half of those Third World countries, homosexuality is a punishable offense, varying from jailing to capital punishment.
This group represented a Third World, which had limited military or economic power but, in the context of the cold war, represented a major arena for competition between the Soviet Union and the United States.
In an emotional speech at the Group of 77 summit, Congo's foreign minister asked Third World leaders to pressure Rwanda, Uganda and
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