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Media Ref # CIC-1RE5YHC
Media Name: Children picking peanuts
Author: Orin Langelle
Copyright: Orin Langelle
Added Date: 03/04/2014
License Type: Rights Managed
Release Status: No Release  
Description: In 1999 these children are working in Nicaragua for 9 Cordobas a day (US$ .76) picking peanuts in a field in the district of Chinandega, one of the districts hardest hit by Hurricane Mitch. The parents of these children are in Costa Rica, trying to earn enough money to send back to Nicaragua so they do not lose their lands to the bank. These small producers lost almost all of their crops to the hurricane.
Keywords: Nicaragua Hurricane Mitch Hurricane Mitch aftermath children working Costa Rica