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Poverty Rising With Food Prices in Bangladesh

Frustrations over inflation are increasing in Bangladesh, and many fear that it could ultimately undermine the stability of one of the world's poorest countries.

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Food Costs Push Bangladesh to Brink of Unrest
Article | DHAKA, Bangladesh -- As a seamstress, Abida Dulalmia makes $1.25 a day embroidering cartoon characters on Disney T-shirts and stitching pockets on jeans for Target. In this jumbled, hazy metropolis, her salary was once coveted. Now it hardly seems enough.

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