Barriers to the labour market revealed as key cause of growing poverty

Children, indigenous communities and people of Afro descent are among the categories of people worst hit my extreme poverty levels, studies have revealed. It adds to concerns that inequality is on the rise across the continent, and governments appear to be doing little to improve the situation. Patricia Santiaga, 30 years, is one of the

Chile announces it will join China’s Global Belt and Road Initiative

Chile’s Foreign Minister Roberto Ampuero announced on Thursday that his country will join China’s Belt and Road initative. He will sign a memorandum confirming the move Friday. Ampuero hopes the plan will make Chile a more attractive destination for Chinese investors and provide an advantage over other countries in the region. China is Chile’s top