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Honduras sees stronger bean crisis

Thursday, July 17, 2014


Honduran agriculture representatives have forecast a rise in the country's red bean crisis, after reporting a loss of about 80 percent of this year's harvest due to an irregular winter season.

Fredy Torres, vice president of the country's agricultural association, called on the government to apply measures to avoid the situation getting worse.

Red beans are a staple for about 71 percent of Honduras's population.

Full story (in Spanish)