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Montevideo, September 22nd 2018 - 05:29 UTC

Hunger increases and affects 39 million people in Latin America

Tuesday, September 11th 2018 - 14:57 UTC

Hunger reached 821 million people in 2017 worldwide, of which about 39 million are Latin American, according to the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO). The figure represents a deterioration of 6.1% in Latin America and the Caribbean compared to previous years and could be due to the economic slowdown in South America, especially marked by the case of Venezuela, the UN agency said on Tuesday. Read full article

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