RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The situation was reversed in 2015. After a sharp reduction in poverty in Latin America and the Caribbean in the first part of the current decade, progress gave way to a setback.
Far from being halted, this trend continues: extreme deprivation will grow again this year and will complete a five-year period by lining up regressions in one of the main indicators to understand the reduction in the well-being of the less well-off sections of the Latin American population, for whom social mobility is very limited.
The region will close 2019 with a . . .