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Latin America poverty decline slowing as economies cool - U.N.

By Reuters | Thu, 5 Dec 2013 18:45 PM
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SANTIAGO, Dec 5 (Reuters) - Weaker macroeconomic performance and rising food costs have put the brakes on the rate of poverty decrease in Latin America, the United Nations' economic body for the region said on Thursday.

An annual survey by the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean shows 27.9 percent of Latin Americans live in poverty, while 11.5 percent are in ...

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