15 November 2011

PERU / BRASIL / LATIN AMERICAN : The Emerging Middle Class In Resurgent Latin Economies.

                                        WSJ/ M.MOFFETT/ LONG READ

     Moffett profiles Peruano Aquilino Flores...tee-shirt manufacturer who worked his way up from poverty to owning Topitop...Peru's largest apparel maker with chain stores nationwide.
     Flores' story is an remarkable example of the nearly 69 million Latin Americans moving-up...most  earning between $5,000 and $8,100 yearly...into what is considered the middle class there.