Tagged: Central America, Mexico and the Caribbean

Press Release
El Salvador. Photo: Claudia Barrientos

Oxfam warns that in spite of the advances made in the last decade, Latin America and the Caribbean remains the region of highest wealth inequality in the world. Its elites continue to accumulate extreme wealth and excessive power.

Policy Paper
Campaign article
Cotton ready for export in Peru. Small cotton producers are negatively affected by regional trade agreements. Credit: Renato Guimarães/Oxfam

Europe is negotiating new trade deals – economic partnership agreements – with African, Caribbean, and Pacific (ACP) countries but it is choosing power politics over partnership.

Campaign article
COMUCAP's coordinator and founding member Marlen, 45, sitting in a pile of 'green' coffee that wil be exported to Germany. Credit: Gilvan Barreto/Oxfam

If the new trade agreements are skewed in favor of Europe’s rich countries, then they are more likely to increase rather than reduce poverty.

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