Homeless children in poverty

Updated: 2010-09-21 01:11
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Homeless children in poverty
A family cooks a meal in a city square where they are living under a makeshift tent in downtown Asuncion September 8, 2010. According to official data some 38 percent of the 5.6 million Paraguayans live below the poverty level. Migration of subsistence farmers toward cities has increased in recent years due to the mechanization of farming and the increase in soy bean cultivation in regions where labor-intensive cotton used to be the dominant crop. [Photo/Agencies]