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Slide Show: Life in Nicaragua, Surviving on Less than $2 a Day

Date Published: 
10/28/2011
Summary: 

The NewsHour's global health unit is in Nicaragua this week reporting on the upcoming presidential election and efforts to provide a new life-saving vaccine to infants. (..) Barely scraping by is a way of life for many families here -- about 76 percent of the population survives on less than $2 a day, according to the U.N. World Food Programme.