It has been a decade since the launch of the Pro Bono Declaration of the Americas, a call to action to expand pro bono across Latin America. We ask lawyers who wrote the declaration about its influence on the evolution of pro bono in the region and what’s needed for the next 10 years.
In Venezuela, the disparity between rising prices caused by hyperinflation and people’s salaries is now so severe that almost everybody in the country could be categorised as poor. One of the most upsetting pieces of news to come out of Venezuela in recent times – and unfortunately there are many – is that the proportion of people living in poverty now sits at a staggering 90%.
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