Guatemalan Government Announces Plan to Alleviate Food Crisis

Published on 25 August 2009

The Guatemalan government announced a $40 million plan to alleviate the food crisis that is blamed for 17 deaths from malnutrition.
Food Security Secretary Juan Aguilar announced in statements cited Monday by the press that some 140 million quetzales ($16.9 million) will be invested in the purchase of seeds and in the delivery of baskets of food to families affected by the crisis.

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