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Mud Cookies

Posted in Food, Haiti, World by homeyra on February 21, 2008

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Poor Haitians ressort to eating dirt
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“… Prices for basic ingredients such as corn and wheat are … up sharply … The problem is particularly dire in the Caribbean, where island nations depend on imports and food prices are up 40 percent in places.

… at about 5 cents apiece, the (mud) cookies are a bargain compared to food staples. About 80 percent of people in Haiti live on less than $2 a day …” read more

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