44 percent living poverty; number of unemployed doubled in a decade.

May 9, 2015

44 percent living poverty; number of unemployed doubled in a decade. In some countries up to 70% of workers toil in "informal sector." Growth of economy in general there has been essentially flat for 5 years.

 

Source: Forero, Juan, "Still Poor, Latin Americans Protest Push for Open Markets," 7/19/02.

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