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  • Ex-Rezko partner bankrupt

    02/16/2009 10:09:35 AM PST · by STARWISE · 7 replies · 733+ views
    Chicago Sun Times ^ | 2-16-09 | Tim Novak
    Tony Rezko's former development partner is broke. ### Dan Mahru -- a lawyer who became an ice peddler and real estate developer -- has filed for bankruptcy, declaring that he and his business partners, including Rezko, owe as much as $95 million to creditors. Mahru estimates his personal debts could be as high as $50 million. Mahru and Rezko split a few years ago. But they're still fighting dozens of lawsuits filed over housing developments they built. "I couldn't handle all the multitude of lawsuits involving Mr. Rezko,'' Mahru says. Mahru lists $48,970.61 in assets in the bankruptcy case he...
  • Asia needs billions of condoms

    08/19/2003 11:35:42 AM PDT · by joesnuffy · 32 replies · 131+ views
    BBC NEWS ^ | Monday, 18 August, 2003 | unknown
    Asia 'needs billions of condoms' Asia is facing a huge shortage of condoms, heightening fears over the spread of the HIV/Aids epidemic, according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Unless extensive prevention efforts are undertaken immediately, the region - which currently has seven million HIV/Aids sufferers - is set to become the epicentre of the pandemic in the next decade, the WHO said on Monday. Asia is currently short of "billions" of condoms, the organisation warned, adding that at least 30m people could be infected in India and China by 2010. WHO media officer Mangai Balasegaram said it was vitally...