Tag Archives: ECLAC

Latin America’s Decline in Poverty Rates Has Stalled

Poverty affected 167 million people in 2014, 2 million more than 2013. Similarly, 71 million suffered extreme poverty or indigence, an increase of 2 million over the previous year.

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Latin America: Vulnerability of Migrants Continues

Economic opportunity stimulates migration but recipient countries create obstacles for foreigners to stay.

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Looking Back at 2013

The year 2013 will go down in history books as a year of wars, natural disasters, political upheavals, economic slowdowns and stagnations, polarization and terrorism. The year’s lows were still better than 2012, especially on world economic front. It still faces huge challenges but early signs of betterment are good news for the downtrodden around the globe.   The US …

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