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World Bank Group Chief Economist for Latin America and the Caribbean... News PhotoEconomist,Government,Horizontal,Latin America,Politics,USA,Vertical,Washington DC,World BankPhotographer Collection: AFP 2012 AFPWorld Bank Group Chief Economist for Latin America and the Caribbean Augusto de la Torre delivers remarks on November 13, 2012, at the World Bank in Washington, DC. Rapid economic growth and more inclusive social policies in Latin America in the last decade have lifted 50 million people into the middle class, which for the first time rivals the poor in number, the World Bank said in a study on Tuesday. AFP PHOTO/Paul J. Richards (Photo credit should read PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)