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Peru Poverty Rate Falls 3 Percent In 2011

Peru’s overall poverty rate declined three percentage points over the past year thanks to the country’s strong economic growth, according to government figures released Wednesday. The National Statistics and Information Bureau, INEI, said the national poverty rate in 2011 was 27.8 percent, down from 30.8 percent in 2010. Peru’s gross domestic product […]

ECLAC: Latin American Poverty at Lowest in 20 Years

Poverty in Latin America, often seen as one of the world’s most unequal regions, has dropped by 17 percentage points over the past 20 years, according to a report published Tuesday by the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean, ECLAC. ECLAC said in its report, Social Panorama of Latin America 2011, […]

Economist Carolina Trivelli to be Named Minister of Social Inclusion – Report

Economist Carolina Trivelli to be Named Minister of Social Inclusion – Report

Economist Carolina Trivelli is expected to be appointed to Peru’s newest ministry on Friday, according to daily La Republica. La Republica reported on Thursday that President Ollanta Humala will appoint Trivelli to lead the Ministry of Social Development and Inclusion. The formal creation of the ministry will be announced Friday […]