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Child labor in Latin America is not a teenager picking bananas on the weekends or a daughter waiting tables during the summer at the family restaurant. It's a five-year-old climbing in trash, every day, looking for recyclable materials. That's the ugly truth in many countries, including Nicaragua, where an estimated 343,000 kids ages five to eight work. Around Latin America, one in six kids between five and 14 work regularly--17.5 million children who don't go to school, don't learn and end up trapped in the predictable...

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