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Water scarcity in Latin America
A sprawling settlement of houses, cut by a single road, is seen on the dusty hillsides of Pachacútec, a desert suburb of Lima, Peru, 24 January 2015. Although Latin America (as a whole) is blessed with an abundance of fresh water, having 20% of global water resources in the the Amazon Basin and the highest annual rainfall of any region in the world, an estimated 50-70 million Latin Americans (one-tenth of the continent's population) lack access to safe water and 100 million people have...more »
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Date > 24 Jan 2015
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