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Honduras: thousands march against hunger

Date Published: 
06/14/2010
Summary: 

Thousands of Hondurans took to the streets on Sunday to take part in a hunger march and show support for a legislative proposal to ensure food supply for the poor. It was the sixth consecutive year that the "zero hunger" march was staged in the capital city and the northern city of San Pedro Sula, in coordination with the World Food Program (WFP). (..) According to WFP country representative Miguel Barreto, some 300,000 children under 5 suffer from malnutrition in the country, which lead to epidemics such as diarrhea and respiratory problems.