Thursday, October 27, 2016
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Latin America / The Caribbean
Improvement of rural work conditions is urgently needed
More than 50 million people perform agricultural labor under vulnerable conditions.
Latin America
Democracy fails to consolidate
New report from Latinobarómetro reveals that dissatisfaction with democracy is linked to inequality, discrimination and disparity.
Latin America / The Caribbean
Labor market policies must be reoriented
ILO study reveals that achievements in the quality of employment in last 15 years have begun to reverse.
Latin America / The Caribbean
Potential increase in poverty
According to ECLAC, 175 million people are living in poverty.
Latin America
Not the poorest but the most unequal region
Latin America has one of the most unequal income distributions in the world.
Latin America / The Caribbean
Environmental Performance Index
Region lags in protecting forests due to increased deforestation.
Latin America / The Caribbean
Citizens mobilize to end corruption
Corruption Perception Index 2015 shows that there is still hope in the fight against corruption.
Latin America / The Caribbean
“Work for Human Development”
The 2015 Human Development Report calls for improving working conditions in order to curb inequality
Latin America / The Caribbean
Labor market affected by economic downturn
Unfavorable prospects for growth in the region will be reflected in rising unemployment.
Andean Countries
Figures on coca crops are not convincing
Governments of Bolivia, Colombia and Peru released their reports on coca cultivation and production.
Latin America / The Caribbean
Remittances reach a record high
Remittances from migrants to their home countries recovered their level of growth.
Latin America / The Caribbean
Far from reaching Millenium Goals in maternal and child mortality rates
Maternal mortality rates have been reduced 40 percent in the region since 1990 and child mortality rates have dropped 67 percent.
Latin America
Decline in poverty rates has stalled
Poverty stalled statistically but the number of people in poverty and indigence increased.
Latin America / The Caribbean
Vulnerability of migrants continues
Economic opportunity stimulates migration but recipient countries create obstacles for foreigners to stay.
Latin America / The Caribbean
Progress in the fight against hunger
Region reaches goal of reducing undernourishment to less than a half.
Latin America / The Caribbean
Between vulnerability and resilience
Economic growth in the region does not guarantee decrease in inequality.
Latin America / The Caribbean
Remittance levels stagnate
Flow of money from immigrants to their native countries showed no change in 2013.
Majority of maternal deaths are avoidable
Three women die every day from complications in pregnancy, delivery and post-partum.
Latin America / The Caribbean
For a quality education
20 percent of female and male adolescents in the region do not receive secondary education.
Latin America / The Caribbean
Youth struggle between unemployment and informal jobs
Economic growth has not improved labor prospects for youth in the region.
Latinamerica Press / Noticias Aliadas
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