Latin America’s relative success in fighting hunger

by Marianela Jarroud

Food distribution in a town in the Mexican state of Tabasco through one of the many government programs created in Latin America in the last 15 years to fight hunger. Photo: Mauricio Ramos/IPS

The Latin American and Caribbean region is the first in the world to reach the two global targets for reducing hunger. Nevertheless, more than 34 million people still go hungry.