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Four child malnutrition deaths in northern Argentina; another 1.800 in danger

Thursday, February 5th 2015 - 09:58 UTC
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Two new deaths of minors by malnutrition were uncovered in Argentina's northern province of Salta while the provincial health minister has acknowledged that 1.800 to 1.900 children are suffering from nutritional problems, suggesting the scourge may be more widespread than first thought, according to a report in the Buenos Aires Herald. Read full article


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  • Conqueror

    Another example of the argie attempt to exterminate the last of the indigenous people, the real owners of the land.

    Check those figures. 1,800 to 1,900 children being monitored. But only 80% of toddlers being monitored. 2,400 defenceless children being ignored by argie 'authorities'. And they're malnourished. Of course they are. 'La Presidente' is busy giving their food away in exchange for military equipment!

    Feb 05th, 2015 - 12:34 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Briton

    forget the Falkland's and feed your own people.

    Feb 05th, 2015 - 12:46 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Vestige

    disagree with using such tragic incidents for political arguing but will link to recent similar incident in GB if asked.

    Feb 05th, 2015 - 01:02 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Clyde15

    “The main factor leading to the deaths is that many indigenous groups do not have access to clean water ”
    OK vestige, where in Britain do people NOT have access to clean water ?
    Try something recent and not from the 19th century.

    Feb 05th, 2015 - 01:12 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • yankeeboy

    If you've ever traveled to the outer provinces, they're basically feudal states with a large peasant class working on farms. Its like going back in time.
    I've never see poverty like I've seen in Misiones.
    I hope to never see it again.

    Feb 05th, 2015 - 02:24 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • willi1

    the followers of the former argentine land robbers, who robbed the land from the indigenious people and put them in poverty and malnutrition and death have a big mouth regarding the falkland/malvinas islands.
    that is the typical argentine behavior: blame others and forget your own fault. especially the actual ck governmental gang.

    Feb 05th, 2015 - 02:52 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • chronic

    Plowshares or swords?

    Feb 05th, 2015 - 07:24 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Briton

    but will link to recent similar incident in GB if asked.
    We are asking and awaiting your reply..

    Feb 05th, 2015 - 08:51 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • LEPRecon


    I'm with Briton here. Please provide a link to any child death in the UK in the past 12 months that was from malnutrition that was caused by neglect from the UK Government, or from polluted water.

    Argentina should be ashamed of itself. The people should demand that the government stops throwing away (and stealing) Argentina's resources and concentrate on feeding its own people - and that INCLUDES the Native Amerindians.

    Feb 05th, 2015 - 10:49 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Britworker

    What a fucking disgrace, buying ships with food for China whilst their own children are starving to death. This is whilst their president is making pathetic jokes on twitter and pretending to be disabled for sympathy.

    Feb 05th, 2015 - 10:50 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Briton

    One can understand why CFK does it, she is a very bad person,

    but why do argy bloggers on here follow her methods, are they as bad as she is,

    they are defending the undefendable.

    Feb 05th, 2015 - 11:43 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • ilsen

    Disgusting, what a despicable government!
    For Shame!

    Feb 06th, 2015 - 05:02 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Vestige

    “death was due to a vitamin C deficiency, commonly known as scurvy.”

    Feb 13th, 2015 - 03:01 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Clyde15

    Not quite the same case as lack of food. Diet lacking in fresh fruit and veg.

    I see after 8 days of trolling you managed to find ONE case.

    Feb 13th, 2015 - 10:14 am - Link - Report abuse 0

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