UN: One in eight children suffer from food shortage in Argentina

About one-third of the country's total population suffer from poverty.

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    UNICEF has warned Argentina that millions of its children are living in poverty, with one in eight facing food insecurity.

    About one-third of the country's total population suffer from poverty.

    Cash handouts and other programmes to help the poor have had little effect.

    Al Jazeera's Teresa Bo reports from Buenos Aires.


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