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Guatemala: Development and Diversity

Rick Steves Europe Follow
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  • 3 years ago
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Living in such wild affluence as we do in the USA, it’s hard to imagine the world norms. More than 700 million people are in extreme poverty, trying to live on less than $2 a day. I don’t want to romanticize poverty — but I was struck by this humble home and wanted to share it with you. Moving out of “extreme poverty” and into just “poverty” comes with a concrete floor, electricity, water, an efficient fireplace, and a little dignity. Take a look.

(I’m here with my crew, filming an upcoming special called “Ethiopia, Guatemala, Hunger, and Hope.” Follow our progress at http://www.ricksteves.com/blog.)
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