Safe Drinking Water In Nicaragua

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After centuries of power grabbing and territory inequity, the Sandinista revolutionary government in 1979 embarked on an uphill struggle for agrarian reform and land rights. However, when the conservative political party took over in 1990, the switch back to a market economy again redistributed the parceled land. In many cases the land was simply reversed back to the same private and corporate ownership. Known as the "Land of Lakes and Volcanoes," and reveling in its status in Central America as the country with the most fresh water, Nicaragua has very little safe drinking water. Those who cannot afford to purchase water are extremely vulnerable to a variety of health issues.Nicaragua has been debating the results of water privatization for
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