The foreign minister of Venezuela, Delcy Rodriguez, called out the five most unequal countries for being the same ones that have attacked Venezuela through the OAS.
According to data from a new report, as of 2015 Venezuela and Uruguay have the most equal wealth distribution in Latin America, while Colombia and Guatemala are the most unequal Latin American nations.
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The report was published by the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (CEPAL), which is a United Nations regional commission headquartered in Santiago, Chile.
The report’s data indicates that on the Gini coefficient, Venezuela and Uruguay have the most equal wealth distributions in Latin America, each having coefficients of 0.40 or less, compared to the continent’s average of 0.469.
Conversely, the five nations with the highest levels of inequality in Latin America are Colombia, Guatemala, Brazil, Panama, and Mexico, each with a Gini coefficient greater than 0.50.