Poverty key issue in Colombia Election

For eight years Colombia’s outgoing president, Alvaro Uribe, has focused on fighting leftist rebels and trying to attract foreign investment. But millions of Colombians remain poor and feel the government needs to focus more on social programs that will help them climb out of poverty.  Al Jazeera’s Teresa Bo reports from Algarrobo in the north of the country. (May 28, 2010)

This entry was posted in Development, Disparities, Inequality, Poverty and tagged , , , . Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s