inequality in latin america, latin american poverty, poverty, poverty reduction, united nations

MORE THAN HALF OF THE POPULATION OF LATIN AMERICA LIVE IN POVERTY (TRANSLATION)

The United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) warns that due to low world economic growth, the end of the basic commodities super cycle, greater inflationary pressure and a reduction in the capacity to create employment, ¨poverty reduction in the region has stalled since 2012 and destitution shows signs of a […]

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CHILE, POETRY

SHORT ODE TO CHILE

Return to Chile Of my youth and diurnal dreams Empanadas and Pisco straight Elongated limb of extremes Patagonian towers of grey-spired mass to Lake Chungará  – exquisite mirror of snow-capped peaks Incomparable port of my love Valparaiso:  steep streets to heaven Where just to meander amongst ramshackle beauty Is a sure path to joy And […]

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