The "Ghost Train"

Argentina's economic crisis in the early 2000s threw tens of thousands out of work. For many, working for themselves as a cartonero, someone who collects trash to sell to recycling centers, became the only option to put food on the table.

As featured on Foreign Exchange with Fareed Zakaria.

This film was produced in association with The Virginia Quarterly Review (VQR) and J. Malcolm Garcia, who authored the "The White Train" for the Fall 2007 issue.

Watch the video and read Malcolm's story