Tuesday, January 13, 2015

Guatemala: Guatemala family pins hope on five-year-old pianist

Growing up in rural Guatemala usually guarantees a lifetime of struggle. Chronic malnutrition, high illiteracy, violence, and endemic poverty are just a few of the obstacles most children face, particularly in indigenous communities. But in one highland town, five-year old Yahaira Tubac is proving that anything is possible.Al Jazeera’s David Mercer reports from the Kachiquel town of San Juan Sacatepequez.