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  • Wednesday, August 22nd 2012 - 05:24 UTC

    UN: Latam 20% richest earn on average 20 times more than the 20% poorest

    Luxury under siege by the urbanized poor in any Latam city

    The gap is widening between the rich and poor in much of Latin America which is the world’s most economically unequal and its most urbanized region, the UN said Tuesday. The richest 20% of the population now earn on average nearly 20 times more than the 20% poorest, a study by the UN Human Settlements Program (UN-HABITAT) found.