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Latin American countries outpacing Costa Rica’s Human Development Index, despite improvements

Zach Dyer - July 24, 2014

Inequality and access to education are Costa Rica’s most pressing issues, according to the United Nations Development Program’s 2014 Human Development Index  (HDI), released Thursday. The report measures…

World’s richest 85 people now worth same amount as poorest 3.5 billion
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World’s richest 85 people now worth same amount as poorest 3.5 billion

Will Oremus | Slate - January 22, 2014

NEW YORK — Global capitalism, we have a problem. We've long known that life isn't fair and that the world's wealth is unevenly distributed. But the latest…

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Hunger on the rise in Costa Rica

Zach Dyer - October 16, 2013

As the globe celebrates World Food Day today, more Costa Ricans are going hungry than in recent memory. But the problem isn’t a lack of food; it’s…