Tag: social exclusion

Latin America and the lost generations
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Latin America and the lost generations

Chile, Spain and Mexico lead the OECD (Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development) figures for having the highest number of young people who are neither in work nor in education. Among the associated problems are the greater difficulty in finding work, lower salaries and having a lower standard of living […]

A Spanish drama: homeless, in debt and in the street
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A Spanish drama: homeless, in debt and in the street

After unemployment, and closely linked to it, evictions have become the most horrific aspect of the economic crisis in Spain, accelerating the rise in levels of poverty and social exclusion. _ Eduardo Rodríguez-Baz The evictions of both house-owners and tenants in debt reached a historic level last year, with an […]