Beirut, May 13 (Prensa Latina) The current economic and financial crisis in Lebanon is dragging its active labor force into unemployment, while the underutilized workforce is increasing, according to a survey by the United Nations and the government of Lebanon.
Paris, Feb 18 (Prensa Latina) France closed 2021 with 2,200,000 unemployed, 7.4 percent of its active population, one of the lowest figures of the last two decades, an official source published on Friday.
Montevideo, Feb 13 (Prensa Latina) After months of a downward trend, the number of people benefiting from unemployment insurance in Uruguay rose to 48,000, the Ministry of Labor and Social Security reported.
Geneva, Jan 18 (Prensa Latina) Latin America and the Caribbean resumed economic growth in 2021, but this year they could contribute 13.9 percent of the registered unemployed worldwide, the International Labor Organization (ILO) estimates.
Cairo, Aug 16 (Prensa Latina) Egypt's unemployment rate fell to 7.3 percent in the second quarter of 2021, a slight decrease of 0.1 percent compared to the first quarter, an official source reported on Monday.
Tel Aviv, Aug 3 (Prensa Latina) Israel's unemployment rate grew by 9.0 percent in the first half of July, compared to 8.8 percent reported in the second half of June, the Central Bureau of Statistics informed on Tuesday.