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Nicaragua is one of Latin America’s least developed countries, where access to basic services is a daily challenge. The COVID-19 pandemic plus the violence that has prevailed in the last years, job losses, a fall in consumer and business confidence, and a decline in labour intensive sectors such as construction, commerce and tourism have taken a social and economic toll, further halting progress achieved in poverty reduction since 2005 (World Bank, 2020).
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0 % population suffering from hunger in 2018
0 % urban population living in slums in 2018
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