Haves and Have-Nots

Contreras, Joseph; Campbell, Monica
July 2006
Newsweek;7/17/2006, Vol. 148 Issue 3, p32
The article focuses on the effect of the Mexican election on the country's poor given the win of Felipe Calderon over Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, who had pledged to help the poor. This closest-ever race for President in Mexico exposes a sharpening divide in Latin America between haves and have-nots. Class tensions between rich and poor are rising in other Latin American countries.


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