One fifth of jobs have been lost since the start of the pandemic, while poverty shot up from 36 to 46 percent in the last year
Brazil’s latest unemployment figures, released by the Brazilian Institute of Geography and Statistics, was filled with records — none of them positive.
Debts with the taxman, providers and employees pile up, as unions negotiate wage cuts and rollout of emergency subsidies begins
Reports including unemployment, poverty and inflation will be less reliable as in-person polling will be replaced by phone and online surveys
Private and public coffers can't keep up with bills, leading to bouncing checks, debt defaults and payroll delays
A quarter of the country's labor force will see their income drop to near zero prior to government relief measures
Businessmen across Buenos Aires describe their struggles with shrinking cashflows, debt, rising costs and fear of bankruptcy
Joblessness rose almost two percentage points in the last quarter of 2018 when compared to the same period of 2017, reaching a 9.1 percent rate
According to the International Labor Organization (ILO), one in five Latin American youth (19.6 percent) are now unsuccessfully seeking work — up from 14 percent between 2012 and 2014.