Puerto Ricans strive to boost food production

Farmers urge government to help increase local production as the US territory faces looming food crisis.

Puerto Rico is in desperate financial trouble and the Caribbean island is expected to default on some of its $70bn of debt.

It also faces a looming food crisis as most of its food supply is imported. The island’s farmers are urging the government to help them increase local production. 

Al Jazeera’s Robert Ray reports from Puerto Rico’s capital, San Juan.

Source : Al Jazeera

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