Latin America

Food crisis in midst of enough food
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Food crisis in midst of enough food

Bad distribution and the lack of effective policies by governments to face the food emergency are among its main causes. Masiel Fernández Bolaños A report of the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) said there is enough food in the world, although the number of unnourished people increases, because […]

Ecuador wards off child malnutrition
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Ecuador wards off child malnutrition

Child malnutrition is one of the most startling scourges of the developing world. By impairing the immune responses, physical efficiency, cognitive abilities and psychosocial development of the adults of tomorrow, malnutrition condemns the future of a country. Pedro Rioseco The government of Ecuadorian president Rafael Correa has vowed to eliminate […]

A mixture of Venezuelan folklore
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A mixture of Venezuelan folklore

  Venezuela is a land which has a rich mixture of ancient cultures and it has many traditional celebrations, amongst them, the festival of San Benito (Saint Benedict)  the worship of the Goddess María Lionza and the San Pedro (Saint Peter) Parranda.   Yolaidy Martínez Ruiz The folklore of this […]