Poverty: A New Swiss Discovery

When Maria Diaz emigrated from Portugal to Switzerland 11 years ago, she was hoping to find a better world for herself and her infant daughter. But she soon discovered that life in Switzerland wasn't a box of chocolates. The 32-year-old Geneva office cleaner and single mom has been struggling to make ends meet on 2,000 a month, a meager wage in a place where her one bedroom apartment alone costs 800 a month. "Some months, after buying food and paying rent, utilities and health insurance, I have 30 left in my pocket," says Diaz, who's looking for a second job. "That's...

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