Poorest of the Poor: Government won’t solve the problems Hondurans face

CONCEPCION, HONDURAS — Rene Madrid was living in a small one-room shack, no larger than a single-car garage, with no water, no bathroom, no kitchen, no food and no hope. Madrid, who is 53 but looks much older, is a paraplegic. He fell, he said through an interpreter, “working on the side of a mountain.” Most likely, this was a result of working on a coffee farm, where the plants grow on steeply sloped mountains. Madrid lives in Concepcion, a village of just 83 in the Intibuca district of Honduras …

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