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Ukraine war crisis ‘could reverse gains on hunger in Latin America, Caribbean’

Ukraine war crisis ‘could reverse gains on hunger in Latin America, Caribbean’

Update: 2022-06-15
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Hurricanes, COVID-19 and now the Ukraine crisis: these are the three main reasons why hunger levels are spiking across Latin America and the Caribbean.


According to the UN World Food Programme, or WFP, many families are so desperate that they’re prepared to risk their lives on a highly dangerous jungle crossing, linking South and North America, known as the Darien Gap.


With the details, here’s WFP’s Regional Director for Latin America and the Caribbean, Lola Castro, who’s been talking to UN News’s Daniel Johnson in Geneva.

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Ukraine war crisis ‘could reverse gains on hunger in Latin America, Caribbean’

Ukraine war crisis ‘could reverse gains on hunger in Latin America, Caribbean’

Daniel Johnson, UN News - Geneva