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Africa. 500 children die from poor sanitation every day
Africa Analysis

Africa. 500 children die from poor sanitation every day

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  Source: 20minutos.com.mx / The Dawn / December, 15, 2015. Every day, about 500 children under five years old die in sub-Saharan Africa from diarrheal diseases related to inadequate water, sanitation and hygiene, warned the United Nations Fund for Children (UNICEF).   The organization said that the difficult sanitary conditions […]

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More than half of Latin Americans are living in poverty
Analysis Latin America

More than half of Latin Americans are living in poverty

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Source La Jornada / Resumen Latinoamericano / The Dawn / November 2, 2015.- The percentage increases among the indigenous population, Afro-descendants, the disabled, the elderly, women and children. In Latin American and Caribbean countries ‘poverty reduction has stagnated since 2012 and homelessness shows a slight upward trend’, because of the […]

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