Americas How young is too young? Bolivia debates child labor law

Bolivian law sets the minimum working age at 14, but congress is discussing changes. Would banning child labor help kids out of poverty or will it push them into more dangerous work?

By , Correspondent

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The cemetery in the Bolivian city of Potosi is a labyrinth, but Juan Carlos Espinoza never loses his way. Climbing a long metal ladder, the 13-year-old works here after school, polishing tombstones set into high walls for roughly $0.70 a job.