Loved ones express their grief at the burial of Ramon Romero Ramirez in Chichigalpa, Nicaragua, January 2013. The 36-year-old died of chronic kidney disease after working in the sugar cane fields for 12 years. Ramirez is part of a steady procession o
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Mysterious Kidney Disease Slays Farmworkers In Central America

NPR's Jason Beaubien recently travelled to a sugar town in Nicaragua which has been hard hit by the disease.