Hunger, malnutrition in Latin America increases, worsened by COVID crisis

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The coronavirus pandemic has hit Latin America's poor badly and many children are going hungry, according to the UN Food and Agriculture Organization. At the same time, malnutrition is also on the rise, as many families switch to substandard, carbohydrate-heavy products, resulting in a rise in childhood obesity. Al Jazeera’s Lucia Newman reports from Santiago, Chile. - Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe - Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/AJEnglish - Find us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/aljazeera - Check our website: https://www.aljazeera.com/ #LatinAmericaFoodCrisis #FoodSecurity #COVID19
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