News

Date:
25 April 2015
Country:
Argentina
Title:
Of recyclers and rag men
Publication:
The Economist
Description:

Some who make their living on the streets are luckier than others. Cartoneros, meanwhile, are setting their sights higher. Though conditions have improved, Jacquelina Flores of the Movement for Excluded Workers complains that the government has not replaced the co-operatives' ageing fleet of lorries or adjusted the monthly bonus by enough to compensate for inflation, which was 40% in 2014.

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