Brazil Influences Increase in Unemployment in Latin America

By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter

SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – In 2015, the unemployment rate in Latin America and the Caribbean increased for the first time in five years and Brazil is seen as one of the main countries responsible for that increase, according to the International Labor Organization (ILO).

According to the ILO’s annual report, released last week, unemployment in Latin America increased by 6.7 percent this year, leaving at least 1.7 million out of work.

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