Thursday, April 10, 2008

Food Riots in Haiti (Reuters)

Apr 9 - Protests over the high cost of food continue in Haiti, as food becomes issue in the region.

Rising global food prices are affecting the world's poorest people who are finding it difficult to purchase even basic commodities.

Deborah Lutterbeck reports. (REUTERS)

SOUNDBITE: Unidentified person, (Creole) saying:
"We can't live. A kilo of rice is selling at $30 Haitian dollars. We can't afford to feed our children."

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