Inter Press Service
Inter Press Service (IPS) is a global
Inter Press Service was set up in 1964 as a
Later, the network expanded to include all continents, beginning with a Latin American base in Costa Rica in 1982,  and extended its editorial focus. In 1994, IPS changed its legal status to that of a "public-benefit organization for development cooperation".
In 1996 IPS had permanent offices and correspondents in 41 countries, covering 108 nations. It had as subscribers over 600 print media, around 80 news agencies and database services, and 65 broadcast media, in addition to over 500 NGOs and institutions.