Guatemala: 40,000 families affected by drought caused by El Niño

Posted on July 30, 2014 • Filed under: Agriculture, Enviromental Issues, Guatemala, Weather/Climate

Some 40,000 families have been affected by the drought caused by the El Niño weather phenomenon in Guatemala, Agriculture, Ranching and Food Minister Elmer Lopez said Tuesday, citing preliminary figures. The lack of rain has damaged corn crops in some 28 cities in eight provinces located in the so-called Dry Corridor in the country’s east and north, the minister said. Read Article

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