The country that is more affected with rural poverty is Honduras, with 75% of its population living in rural poverty. According to Merco Press, the FAO-Cepal Report, rural poverty has been decreasing in past years but still it is affecting a large amount of the population. The income of the exportation of product depends on the single largest export, coffee. Most of this product and other products such as bananas, are being exported to USA, this is helping Central America’s economy to be more
Section 1: Dominican Republic Overview Geographic Description The Dominican Republic is a beautiful island located on a larger piece of land called Hispaniola. The tropical land takes up two-thirds of Hispaniola which equals out to be roughly 19,000 square miles, while its sister island, Haiti, takes up the rest. According to an article by world atlas, there are four significant mountain ranges. Lesser ranges cover the northern coastlines, and the southwestern border areas with Haiti (World Atlas). The Dominican Republic lies between the Caribbean and Atlantic Oceans having a population of about 10 million people.
The top 10 countries that suffer from hunger are Burundi, Eritrea, Comoros, Timor Leste, Sudan, Chad, Yemen Republic, Ethiopia, Madagascar and Zambia, respectively (guy-allen, 2014). Most of these countries have more at least 30% of the population, undernourished. The highest number of countries that suffer from hunger are located in Africa and the major cause of hunger in African nations is famine and it was responsible for 2 million lives alone in 1985 and hundreds of thousands every year since then (Akther U. ahmed, 2007). These statistics show us just how severe this problem is and why we must take action in abolishing or at the least, reducing world hunger. In the wise words of Mahatma Gandhi, "you may never know what results come of your actions but if you do nothing, there will be no results at all".
Country Upper Egypt is the poorest area with 34 percent of the populace in need. Working children for the most part originate from extensive, low-salary families and the wages of working children speak to very nearly one quarter of the aggregate family unit
Honduras being one of the world’s least developed countries is the highest in deforestation as well. So, what causes deforestation in Honduras, and what are the effects it has had on the country? Honduras is the leading country in deforestation due to agricultural demand and illegal logging in the last two decades. The agricultural need for flat land is the biggest
Saint-Domingue produced over 60 percent of the world’s coffee and 40 percent of the world’s sugar. This made Saint-Domingue France’s most profitable plantation colony. To meet the growing needs of this plantation system, Saint-Domingue’s colonists continuously expanded the number of slaves. Thus, the colonial economy fueled the social imbalance that led to the revolution. The white planters who derived their wealth from the sale of sugar knew they were outnumbered by slaves by a factor of more than ten; they lived in fear of slave rebellion.
Poverty, undoubtedly, has been a serious issue in many countries in the world and has been an obstacle on their path to rapid and sustainable development. The main reasons for global poverty have been identified as all forms of discrimination, illiteracy, overpopulation and environmental factors such as droughts affecting farmers. It is saddening that 49% of Peru’s population, even today, lives in poverty and 15% of the population lives on less than $1 a day . One of the main reasons for these statistics is the unequal income distribution among the people, with 10% of the population controlling 35.4% of the nation’s wealth. Though there is a respectable literacy rate of 88.7% for students of age 15 and above in the country, the high-school dropout rate is an alarming 49%.
Brazil is known to have struggled with poverty despite its economy having been ranked as having the 9th highest gross domestic product (GDP) globally. The country admittedly is rich in natural resources and land due to its large size, but as a result of the resources being unequally distributed among its population there is a noteworthy level of poverty existing today. According to the statistical data made available by the UN, 80 percent of the wealth is controlled by only 20% the population while have of the nation’s income is controlled by a mere 1% of the population. In an effort to combat the high levels of poverty and decrease the huge disparity between the wealthy and the poor. The social, socio-economic, political, endogenous and exogenous
Just as Haiti’s economy was starting to grow once again, the country was struck with the earthquake and perpetuated the cycle of poverty. It was estimated that the overall losses and damages caused by the earthquake were between $7 billion to $14 billion US dollars (149). The gross domestic product of Haiti shrunk 5.1 percent and even before the earthquake, Haiti was the poorest country in the Western Hemisphere. There was about eighty percent of the population living below the poverty line and forty percent living in abject poverty (Haiti earthquake web). This is partly because Haiti come out of slavery through rebellion and became the first black republic in the world.
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Hispanic Americans, or Latinos, are a very large and diverse ethnic group in the U.S. Altogether, they make up about 44 million people or 15% of America’s population. Individuals who make up this category can identify with various nationalities and backgrounds. However, the 2010 U.S Census – as stated in the textbook -- reported that 75% of its total Latino respondents identified being of Mexican, Puerto Rican, or Cuban origin. According to the lecture notes, 65% of Hispanics claim to be Mexican Americans, while 8.5% are Puerto Ricans and another 3.5% are Cuban Americans.
It is the 8th largest city in Texas with an estimated population of 316,381. The name “Corpus Christi” in Latin means Body of Christ. This nickname was given by Spanish explorer Alonso Alvarez de Pineda as he discovered the lush semitropical bay in Corpus Christi. If you are looking to live in the area, the estimated annual rate of home coverage is $2,509. Plano Plano is the 9th most populous city in all of Texas.
This is the view of Singer, charity is the virtue that requires us to seek what 's best for other. Let 's take in the perspective of Haiti, a country which is rated one of the highest percentile in poverty, almost 77 percent. "The World Bank notes that more than half of Haiti’s population lives on less than $1 a day, while about 80% of the country lives on less than $2 a day." (Sauter) The reason why Haiti is one of the top impoverished countries in the world, was because of a 7 magnitude scale earthquake, which struck Haiti five years ago, and over those pass 5 years, they still haven 't finished building. This is similarly compared to the Furesians, well some perhaps, they both live in extreme poverty surviving on less than $2 a day. "
The most recent report is that only fifteen states have gotten rid of it all together. These states being Alaska, Hawaii, Illinois, Iowa, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Dakota, Rhode Island, Vermont, West Virginia and Wisconsin. Even though the price of drugs for execution is now fifth-teen times higher than it was a year ago, and this is the most significant for Texas, the state that carries out one of the largest number of