Financial meltdown worsens food crisis

As global prices soar, more people go hungry
by Ariana Eunjung Cha and Stephanie McCrummen
Washington Post, October 26, 2008

According to Oxfam International, this year's financial crisis has dragged an additional 119 million people below the poverty line. In response, the affluent countries are taking care of their own first and taking their time with everyone else.


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