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Friday, January 27, 2023

Social inequality


Latin American countries outpacing Costa Rica’s Human Development Index, despite improvements

Inequality and access to education were topped Costa Rica’s most pressing issues, according to the United Nations Development Program’s 2014 Human Development Index released Thursday.

World’s richest 85 people now worth same amount as poorest 3.5 billion

We've long known that life isn't fair and that the world's wealth is unevenly distributed. But the latest factoid from Oxfam on global poverty and inequality is breathtaking. The top 0.00000001 percent are worth as much as the bottom 50 percent combined.

Hunger on the rise in Costa Rica

As countries around the globe celebrate World Food Day, Costa Rica finds itself struggling to maintain its historically low levels of malnourished people in the face of economic hardships.
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