Close-up on Guatemala

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It’s not just violence that’s pushing an influx of immigrant children from Central America to the US — it’s also economic destitution and a lack of opportunity. We take a closer look at the state of Guatemala in particular and what daily life is really like there.

Credits

Guest:
Saul Elbein - freelance journalist - @saul_elbein

Host:
Madeleine Brand

Producers:
Andrew Walsh, Christian Bordal, Matt Holzman, Jolie Myers, Anna Scott