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Ecuador To Cut Public Sector Workers’ Pay To Fund Maternal Health Initiative

Wall Street Journal: Ecuador Cuts Public Sector Pay, Redirects Money to Health Initiative
“Ecuadorean President Rafael Correa has ordered wage cuts of five percent to 10 percent for high-level public sector employees to free about $21 million to hire health professionals who can fight maternal mortality…” (Alvaro, 2/25).

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