Politics & Poverty
Politics & Poverty
Don Omar ft. Tego Calderon - "Callejero" (2015)
- Almost half the world — over 3 billion people — live on less than $2.50 a day.
Don Omar ft. Tego Calderon - “Bandolero” (2007)
- The GDP (Gross Domestic Product) of the 41 Heavily Indebted Poor Countries (567 million people) is less than the wealth of the world’s 7 richest people combined.
Aventura - “Amor de Madre” (2002)
- Nearly a billion people entered the 21st century unable to read a book or sign their names.
Don Omar - Libertad (2014)
- Less than one per cent of what the world spent every year on weapons was needed to put every child into school by the year 2000 and yet it didn’t happen.
Don Omar ft. Daddy Yankee, Yandel, Arcangel - “Yo Soy De Aqui” (2015)
- 1 billion children live in poverty (1 in 2 children in the world). 640 million live without adequate shelter, 400 million have no access to safe water, 270 million have no access to health services. 10.6 million died in 2003 before they reached the age of 5 (or roughly 29,000 children per day).
South Park Mexican - “Land Of The Lost” (1999)
-More than 80 percent of the world’s population lives in countries where income differentials are widening.
South Park Mexican - “Child Of The Ghetto” (1998)
- The poorest 40 percent of the world’s population accounts for 5 percent of global income. The richest 20 percent accounts for three-quarters of world income.Source
Baby Rasta y Gringo - “Caminando en Fuego” (2013)
- According to UNICEF, 22,000 children die each day due to poverty. And they “die quietly in some of the poorest villages on earth, far removed from the scrutiny and the conscience of the world. Being meek and weak in life makes these dying multitudes even more invisible in death.”Source
Farruko ft. Arcangel - “Mi Vida No Va Cambiar” (2013)
- Around 27-28 percent of all children in developing countries are estimated to be underweight or stunted. The two regions that account for the bulk of the deficit are South Asia and sub-Saharan Africa.
Alex Zurdo - “Donde Estas” (2012)
- If current trends continue, the Millennium Development Goals target of halving the proportion of underweight children will be missed by 30 million children, largely because of slow progress in Southern Asia and sub-Saharan Africa.