Enterprise and Politics: The Narrow Course of the Water Services of Lima, Peru
The attainment of universal and reliable public services constitutes and old promise of Latin American governments since the early days of independence. After nearly two centuries of history, however, the situation is still one of marked inequalities, patchy coverage and controversial handling of public matters. Despite political agreement about the importance of public water services, the region is unlikely to achieve the Millennium Development Goals by the deadline of 2015.
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