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A third of Argentines, and one in two children living in poverty conditions, according to official data

Saturday, March 30th 2019 - 08:18 UTC
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The poverty rate in Argentina during the second half of 2018 rose to 32%, or six percentage points from the same period the previous year, while 6.7% of citizens are living in a state of extreme poverty or indigence. The data was released by the INDEC Argentina's official statistics bureau on Thursday. Read full article

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  • Enrique Massot

    Ironically, Argentina president Mauricio Macri promised “zero poverty” during his 2015 election campaign, and in statements added that he wanted his government to be evaluated in function of his poverty reduction actions -- as well as on inflation reduction.

    Well: Three years later, reality is grim and shows a government in total denial of reality. However, who is to worry when close friends and associates are making a kill with sky-high energy prices and interest rates?

    Mar 31st, 2019 - 05:37 pm - Link - Report abuse -1
  • golfcronie

    Your last paragraph could equally apply to the Kirchners and cohorts.We of course have the Blairs.

    Apr 01st, 2019 - 03:21 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • imoyaro

    Kamerad/Komrade Rique (AKA “Short Eyes,”) kind of a bummer since your friends aren't in power and you are missing the stipends, eh? Don't worry, La Asesina will be back, with a lot less money then she bagged prior to losing the election. But hey, the economy will revive, once the Argentine army can once again sell its ammo to the drug gangs, and the small chemical companies can once again begin shipping meth precursors to the Mexican cartels. I mean, what could possibly go wrong?

    https://www.state.gov/j/inl/rls/nrcrpt/2014/vol1/223172.htm

    I love the part about an “Honor System.” Especially in the land of “ Viveza Criolla”...

    Apr 04th, 2019 - 09:33 am - Link - Report abuse 0

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