Argentine Poverty Levels Show Size of Macri’s Task

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  • Poverty rate was 32.2% in the second quarter, Indec said
  • Macri made eliminating poverty one of three main objectives

Argentine President Mauricio Macri made the elimination of poverty one of his three main objectives when elected in November. With the release of poverty statistics Wednesday, he said that was more of an aspiration than a goal.

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