Inequality has been reduced, but not enough: the report on human development shows that the region is the world's most unequal.

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The latest edition of the Report on Human Development of the United Nations Development Prograrn is rifled "The ascent of the South." This year, it shows that in the last 10 years all countries improved their achievements in education, health and income, according to the criteria that measure the human development index. It also notes that there was a noteworthy convergence in the values of the index throughout the world, chiefly because of important advances in the emerging...

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