Food speculation fuels Mexico’s tortilla crisis

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  Food speculation fuels Mexico's tortilla crisis

Food speculation fuels Mexico’s tortilla crisis par The Ecologist

A surge in financial speculation on maize is causing vastly inflated prices for corn tortillas – a sacred staple in Mexico – and threatening the health and livelihoods of the country’s poor. The Ecologist Film Unit meets coffee farmers already struggling with volatile prices for their crops – and now feeling the affects of the rising cost of corn.

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