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SUNS # 9722 Friday 13 January 2023
 
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UN : High food prices, strong US dollar a "double burden" for South (PRIV)
(Kanaga Raja, Geneva)
The price of food reached historic levels in 2022, creating a challenge for food security globally, but particularly for the net food-importing developing countries, who unlike in previous food crises, now face a "double burden," according to the UN Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD).

UN : Oil tanker grounded off Yemen faces a potential humanitarian disaster (PRIV)
(IPS, New York)
The long-delayed salvaging of an abandoned tanker, the FSO Safer off the Yemeni coast, has been described as a humanitarian disaster waiting to happen.

El Salvador : Deportees start businesses to overcome unemployment (PRIV)
(IPS, San Francisco Gotera)
While grilling several portions of chicken and pork, Salvadoran cook Oscar Sosa said he was proud that through his own efforts he had managed to set up a small food business after he was deported back to El Salvador from the United States.


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