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Almost 8 million more Latin Americans could suffer from food insecurity, says ECLAC

Some 7.8 million people are at risk of falling into food insecurity in Latin America and the Caribbean due to inflation and the slowdown...

Tourism and Poverty have an Ocean View in Costa Rica

At the end of a street lined with luxury hotels, a dozen houses made of zinc and wood go unnoticed by tourists in the...

Costa Rica Neighborhood La Carpio gets a Bad Rap

On a recent trip to Costa Rica, I had the good fortune of traveling with a local through the downtown neighborhoods of the capitol,...

A Poorer Costa Rica, the Challenge of the Next Governor

La Carpio was born poor, and now it is poorer. In this neighborhood of precarious houses and narrow streets in San José, several of...

Nearly a quarter of Costa Rican households living in poverty

Poverty in Costa Rica reached 23% of households in 2021, representing a 3.2% decrease compared to last year.

One in three minors in Costa Rica lives in poverty, UNICEF says

One in three children under 18 years of age in Costa Rica lives in poverty.

Hurricanes and Covid heap misery on Central America

Already grappling with chronic gang-related violence, food insecurity and the effects of climate change, the pandemic and recent hurricanes have left some Central Americans destitute.

Hunger rising in Central America amid climate, virus shocks: UN

Hunger levels are soaring across much of Central America as countries battle economic crises sparked by the Covid-19 pandemic and extreme climate events

Thousands of Costa Rican small businesses closed in 2020

More than 7% of Costa Rica’s microenterprises closed in 2020, according to the National Institute of Statistics and Census (INEC). 

More than a quarter of Costa Rican households living in poverty: Details

Poverty in Costa Rica reached 26.2% of households, the highest level since 1992, amid the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic.

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