With 90% of the wealth in 10% of the population
Peru is a very centralized country, Lima is indistinguishable from a European city, but as soon as you travel a couple kilometers outside, you’re in the third world.
He’s more likely talking about how the third world and Latin America suffers greatly from economic inequality, where a small group of wealthy people own most of the countries wealth while the rest are poor. This scene here is set in a country with 10% of the population owning 90% of the countries wealth, such as Peru.
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