Made in Nicaragua

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As I write this, sitting on the beach in Nicaragua, it is easy to ignore everything but the crashing waves and pink sunset clouds.  But just miles away in the capital city of Managua, there is rampant poverty, unemployment, illness and any manner of problems typical of the third world.  Many of this country’s troubles stem from colonialism, political turmoil and natural disasters - most notably the earthquake that destroyed Managua in 1972 .

Because my subject is sustainable fashion, however, I decided to look into the ways the global garment industry has affected Nicaraguans.

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