Eyewitness: Guatemala Food Crisis

Published on 14 September 2009

Guatemala has been hit by severe food shortages, with some 54,000 families living in the east of the country facing a critical situation. (..) Lida Escobar is a field monitor for the UN's World Food Programme (WFP) in Guatemala. (..) "In the eastern city of Jalapa I was astonished by what I saw. There were many many children with severe malnutrition problems.

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