Broken Market Leaves Buenos Aires Slum Dwellers Stuck

Apartments in the Villa 31 neighborhood of Buenos Aires, Argentina, on Nov. 5, 2014. About 26,000 people live in the 0.2 square-mile area of Villa 31, according to official figures.

Photographer: Diego Levy/Bloomberg

Pilar Guevara and her daughter share a 19 square-meter (190 square feet) apartment with exposed brick walls, concrete floors, a bunk bed and a gas stove. They flush the toilet by dumping in a bucket of water.

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