14 Million People In Latin America, Caribbean At Risk Of Hunger, U.N. Report Says

Posted by on May 28, 2020 3:47 pm
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People in the Andean city of Puno, Peru, lined up earlier this month to withdraw funds from their pensions. The World Food Programme says the number of people experiencing severe  food insecurity in Latin America and the Caribbean could quadruple.

The World Food Programme estimates that the number of people experiencing severe food insecurity in this area, where the coronavirus is spreading quickly, could quadruple in 2020.

(Image credit: Carlos Mamani /AFP via Getty Images)

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