Emilio Hernandez exits his thatched-roof home in Mexico's Tlaxcala state. His family receives aid designed to alleviate poverty and hunger. It lacks even a primitive latrine. Mexico is launching a crusade against poverty, a condition that defines the lives of 45 percent of its population.
Emilio Hernandez exits his thatched-roof home in Mexico's Tlaxcala state. His family receives aid designed to alleviate poverty and hunger. It lacks even a primitive latrine. Mexico is launching a crusade against poverty, a condition that defines the lives of 45 percent of its population. MCT
Emilio Hernandez exits his thatched-roof home in Mexico's Tlaxcala state. His family receives aid designed to alleviate poverty and hunger. It lacks even a primitive latrine. Mexico is launching a crusade against poverty, a condition that defines the lives of 45 percent of its population. MCT

Mexico sets ‘crusade’ to ease rural poverty, but will it work?

September 02, 2013 12:00 AM

UPDATED September 25, 2013 12:11 PM

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