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Spanish aid agency buries massive trash dump

Wednesday, February 27, 2013


Spain's aid agency, known as Aecid, sealed off in a ceremony yesterday the largest open-air garbage dump in Latin America, known as La Chureca, in Nicaragua.

In its place, Aecid built a recycling plant, houses and schools for the workers and families in the community.

The cost for the project was some $53 million, invested by Aecid and the community of Andalusia.



Full story (in Spanish)