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My Beautiful Nicaragua

My Beautiful Nicaragua

Season 2 Episode 5 | 26m 46s

Coffee is a way of life for 12-year-old Edelsin Mendez and her family in rural Nicaragua. But climate change and shifting weather patterns are contributing to a devastating crop disease and threatening coffee production in her community. Mentored by filmmaker Joyce Chopra, Edelsin conveys how her community is striving to maintain its traditions and livelihood, while forging a sustainable future.

Aired: 06/20/18 | Expires: 04/20/20
My Beautiful Nicaragua
Distributed nationally by American Public Television.
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