Buenos Aires, Argentina (Argentine Republic)
POOR FAMILY REST IN HOME MADE CARDBOARD SHELTER IN BUENOS AIRES.
A poor Argentine family rests in their cardboard shelter outside a
Buenos Aires' shop which announces products on sale, January 5, 2002.
Argentina's new president, Eduardo Duhalde, blamed free market policies
of the last decade for creating social chaos, asked Congress to rescue
the economy by allowing a traumatic currency devaluation in the country
where the unemployment affects over 18 percent of the workforce and a
third of the population lives in poverty. REUTERS/Andres Stapff