EFEBy Aitor Pereira Buenos Aires

Every day, Carlos Sotelo wakes up under a porch in Florida Street in Buenos Aires and, first thing in the morning, he organizes his book collection on display for pedestrians walking along, an ever-growing catalogue thanks to donations and the work of urban recyclers.

As the economic crisis tormenting Argentina relentlessly makes more people homeless — roughly 7.8% of its population is currently living on the streets — street bookselling has become more crucial than ever for some. EFE

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