Latin America’s Wealthiest Fortunes Grew by Almost US$50 Billion During Pandemic

Oxfam organization reported that the tycoons "remain immune to the economic crisis", while 52 million people will fall into poverty.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The coronavirus pandemic will increase the number of poor and unemployed in Latin America but is also increasing the region's largest fortunes, according to a report released on Monday by Oxfam Charitable organization.

According to this global network of non-governmental organizations, at least 73 of Latin America and the Caribbean's billionaires have increased their fortunes by a total of US$48.2 billion (R$241 billion) between March . . .

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