Half a million children under six died in Latin America each year in the late 1980s due to the debt


"UNICEF estimates that more than half a million children under six died in Latin America and sub-Saharan Africa each year in the late 1980s as a direct result of the debt crisis and its lack of a quick resolution." p.10

Jeff Madrick, “The Anti-Economist: The Scarlet Debtor,” Harpers Magazine 327, no. 1958 (July 2013): 10.

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