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Guatemala’s children languish from malnutrition

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Guatemala’s children languish from malnutrition

Nearly half of the children in Guatemala are malnourished. Most suffer from chronic malnutrition, which means that while they are getting enough calories, their food is severely lacking in vitamins and protein. This poor nutrition affects not only their bodies, but their future.

Posted: October 8, 2009 12:17   Comments: 9
Mysterious decline in bee population creates worry

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Mysterious decline in bee population creates worry

The mysterious disappearance of bees around the world is raising concerns because the bees pollinate an estimated 90 percent of the crops that are our source of food. Michael Novacek of the American Museum of Natural History discusses consequences of the decline in the bee population.

Posted: August 20, 2009 14:48   Comments: 6
Tune in: Online radio show on Argentina’s farming crisis

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Tune in: Online radio show on Argentina’s farming crisis

Angry with government restrictions on exports and desperate amid drought and the economic crisis, some farmers in Argentina are running for office in the country's upcoming congressional election. Worldfocus.org’s weekly radio show explored the firestorm over agricultural policy. Cristian Harris, Marcelo Regunaga and Marie Trigona joined the conversation. Listen now.

Posted: June 16, 2009 19:22   Comments: 3
Argentina’s president faces uphill battle as economy tightens

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Argentina’s president faces uphill battle as economy tightens

Argentine President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner is midway through her four-year term of office, but questions are being raised about whether she can make it to the end of 2011. The problem involves both style and substance, writes Worldfocus blogger Peter Eisner.

Posted: June 16, 2009 09:21   Comments: 6
High in the Bolivian Andes women dish out llama pizza

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High in the Bolivian Andes women dish out llama pizza

Worldfocus producer Bryan Myers is currently reporting from Bolivia and writes about one memorable dining experience high in the Bolivian Andes.

Posted: April 7, 2009 09:46   Comments: 4
Food instability and poor infrastructure affect Liberians

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Food instability and poor infrastructure affect Liberians

Though the civil war ended years ago, Liberia remains politically and economically unstable -- and more may suffer as food and fuel prices rise around the world. A Worldfocus contributing blogger encounters a trio of problems in Liberia: food, money and transportation.

Posted: March 23, 2009 10:15   Comments: 6
Tajikistan weathers energy, food shortages through winter

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Tajikistan weathers energy, food shortages through winter

Hundreds of people in Tajikistan died in the cold or went hungry last winter due to electricity shortages and crop devastation. A Worldfocus contributing blogger writes from Tajikistan to describe the conditions that the country's people still endure.

Posted: March 12, 2009 11:25   Comments: 2
Nigerians go hungry despite oil wealth

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Nigerians go hungry despite oil wealth

A Worldfocus contributing blogger writes about visiting a farm in Nigeria, where the majority of the population remains poor and hungry even though the country is one of the world's top oil exporters.

Posted: January 14, 2009 09:07   Comments: 3
Japanese whaling sparks cultural, environmental debate

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Japanese whaling sparks cultural, environmental debate

Japan's annual five-month research hunt in Antarctica has angered anti-whaling activists. Though Japanese whalers say their work is part of legal scientific research, critics say they are hunting for commercial purposes.

Posted: January 8, 2009 14:11   Comments: 4
Indian government shakes up “Delhi Belly” image

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Indian government shakes up “Delhi Belly” image

Mark Scheffler of GlobalPost discusses a new guide to help with food safety in the Indian capital.

Posted: November 14, 2008 15:44   Comments: 3
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