Latin American food fund started

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At english.aljazeera.net

Leaders from four Latin American nations have set up a $100m food security fund for staples such as rice, beans and corn to offset rising food prices that have sparked global protests. Global food prices, affected by rising fuel prices, environmental changes and increased demand from India and China, have sparked violent protests this year in more than 35 countries in the Caribbean, Africa and Asia.

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