Marketplace AM for February 8, 2005

Episode Description 

A look at Nicaragua

With Nicaragua's elections coming up, citizens are desperate to learn what can be done to lift the country from being one of the poorest in Latin America. Julie Small takes us to Managua's city dump to see how the struggle to survive plays out every day.

The budget and veterans

Many agencies and groups will have to do more with less under President Bush's new budget plan. Scott Tong reports how military veterans may have to do some belt tightening.