Growing hunger in Central America leads to more migration

Monday, March 22, 2021 - 4:27pm

https://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/dovetail.prxu.org/_/300/6cdd7877-a64c-4d7a-b997-152f975ad027/2021_03_22_02.mp3

The past year has been especially rough for Central America. Countries there have been hit hard by the pandemic, hurricanes and, now, growing hunger. According to the World Food Program, nearly 8 million people in Honduras, El Salvador, Nicaragua and Guatemala are experiencing hunger this year, which is leading to more people migrating. The World's Marco Werman talks to Miguel Barreto, who's the regional director of the World Food Program for Latin America and the Caribbean.