Source: Blog Humanum
This year we lost Gabriel Garcia Márquez, I remember a sentence from his 1982 Nobel Prize acceptance speech: “Neither floods nor plagues, neither famines nor cataclysms, not even eternal wars spanning centuries have been able to reduce the tenacious advantage that life has over death.”
Seemingly a premonition. In the last 20 years, Latin America and the Caribbean has experienced great transformations. Democracy has been consolidated in the majority of nations, and following the lost decade of the 80s, men, women, young people, elderly people, boys and girls, have seen improvements in health, education and access to economic resources, dimensions that make up the Human Development Index (HDI), which is wellbeing measure developed by the UNDP.
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