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A group of residents of the marginal neighborhood of Chapeu Mangueira, carry boxes of food to give to homeless people in the Copacabana neighborhood during the outbreak of coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on April 11 2020. Image: REUTERS / Lucas Landau

Alicia Bárcena Ibarra

Executive Secretary (2008-2022), United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC)

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