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As Biofuel Demand Grows, So Do Guatemala’s Hunger Pangs

Published: 
Mon, 01/14/2013 (All day)
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Shopping & Food

GUATEMALA CITY — In the tiny tortillerias of this city, people complain ceaselessly about the high price of corn. Just three years ago, one quetzal — about 15 cents — bought eight tortillas; today it buys only four. And eggs have tripled in price because chickens eat corn feed.