Tag: poverty

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - In the first quarter of 2021, 3 in 10 Brazilian households lived with no income from work, according to a study by the Institute of Applied Economic Research (IPEA) based on microdata from the...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - A couple of vans, a school bus, and a mobile home occupy a street near one of São Paulo's busiest subway stops. Inside live Brazilian "nomads," people who lost everything in the 2015 crisis...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Mexico is facing the "biggest" and above all "most complex" elections in its history due to the pandemic, disinformation and a dangerous political polarization, said on Wednesday the president of the National Electoral Institute...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Ecuador has a love-hate relationship with its currency, the dollar. On the one hand, dollarization has made it possible to control inflation (in 1999, just before the demise of the sucre, it reached 100%...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The national survey on 'Food insecurity in the context of the Covid-19 pandemic in Brazil', conducted by the Brazilian Research Network on Food and Nutritional Sovereignty and Security (Rede Penssan), indicates that in the...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - A study released on Friday (26) by Uruguay's National Institute of Statistics (INE) indicated that about 100,000 people have moved below the poverty line in 2020, placing 11.9 percent of the population in that...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Tatiana Araujo de Sirqueira, a 33-year old single mother of six, and Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro are almost neighbors. But they inhabit different universes. Sirqueira lives by a landfill less than a mile from the...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The President of Argentina, Alberto Fernández, ratified this Wednesday his confidence that the country will get out of the recession and will be able to honor the foreign debt, in a videoconference with the...
By Fabián Medina Sánchez RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - (Infobae) The population calls them "Black Sundays". Every Sunday fuel stations in Nicaragua change the prices of their displays. In the past they used to go up or down, according to...



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