'Bounced checks' undermine G8’s credibility

On the eve of the G8 Summit in Canada, an international development organisation warns that G8 aid promises due in 2010 have been missed by $20 billion – twice the gap admitted by world leaders. + Most vulnerable of the vulnerable will need more than promises from G8 + G8 shouldn't expect to sidestep climate danger + G8 must not count patrol ships and flu controls as aid to fight hunger