Ghosts of Chichigalpa


Between 2011 and 2016, I lived and worked in the agro-industrial lowlands of Nicaragua among communities affected by the Chronic Kidney Disease Epidemic of unknown cause (CKDnT). The city of Chichigalpa, in the Western department of Chinandega, is a center of this epidemic, and the center of the sugarcane industry in the country. Sugar, rum [...]