The Miami Herald | 7/16/2009 12:00:00 AM
Latin America's economic forecast good but not good enough
Jul 16--Good news for Latin America: a new United Nations study projects that the region's economy will start recovering in the second half this year, and that it will grow by a respectable 3.1 percent next year.
According to the study, Latin America's recovery will follow a grim 2009: the region's economy will contract by 1.9 percent this year, and unemployment in the region is expected to reach 9 percent by the end of the year, adding another three illion people to the 180 million living below the poverty line.
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