#NewWorld: Famine and poverty deepen in Latin America #in-the-time-of-the-virus; Chile offers a bright spot. @jmhumire Exec. Director @SecureFreeSoc | Sr. Fellow @meforum @GatestoneInst; @MariaFdaCabal, Bogota, Colombia.

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Photo: Title: Chile and her people of to-day : an account of the customs, characteristics, amusements, history and advancement of the Chileans, and the development and resources of their country
Year: 1912 (1910s)
AuthorsWinter, Nevin O. (Nevin Otto), 1869-1936
SubjectsNational characteristics, Chilean
PublisherBoston : L. C. Oage
Contributing LibraryRobarts - University of Toronto
Digitizing SponsorUniversity of Toronto

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have been on the road for twoor three days, bringing in the products of theirfertile fields for the people in the city. Themeek-eyed oxen stand or recline while chewingtheir cud, no doubt enjoying to the full thebrief respite from their work. The producedisplayed in the market is good. The fruitsof Chile are simply delicious in flavour, andthey are large in size. The pears and peachesof California are not better than those grownhere below the equator, and yet they have beengrown with very little care in their cultivation.One must bargain with or pay an exorbitantprice to these market men and women. If itis only a melon, or a dozen juicy pears, twiceas much will be asked as is expected. If youshake your head when a price is given, the manor woman in charge of the stall will immedi-ately ask, What will you give? On theoutside of the market building dozens ofwomen will be seen seated on the ground witha little pile of tomatoes, radishes, potatoes ormelons heaped up in front of them. The
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#NewWorld: Famine and poverty deepen in Latin America #in-the-time-of-the-virus; Chile offers a bright spot. @jmhumire Exec. Director @SecureFreeSoc | Sr. Fellow @meforum @GatestoneInst@MariaFdaCabal, Bogota, Colombia.

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