Young people who came of age under Chavismo make up nearly half of those killed in anti-government marches.
Regionwide unemployment rose last year for the first time since 2009, with young workers among the most affected.

In conjunction with the release of Guatemala, a country of opportunities for youth?, the UNDP takes an in-depth look at the myriad of challenges faced by the country's next generation. Video used with permission from the UNDP. (en Español)

Brazil’s black community faces many social and political problems, but a lack of economic opportunities is what most prevents this population from climbing the income ladder.

President Humala is committed to getting youth back to work, but job opportunities should be complemented with more robust youth labor rights.


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