Maquiladora Meltdown Mexico's assembly plant community provides an intense picture of the country's slumping economy. Thousands have been laid off and living conditions are bleak. NPR's Gerry Hadden reports.
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Mexico's assembly plant community provides an intense picture of the country's slumping economy. Thousands have been laid off and living conditions are bleak. NPR's Gerry Hadden reports.