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· August, 2011

Stories about Food from August, 2011

30 August 2011

China and USA: Joe Biden's Noodle Meal

The United States Vice President Joe Biden ended his six-day official visit to China on 22 August, 2011. Most Chinese people do not know whether or not there there has...

25 August 2011

Somalia: Food Security Emergency Spreads Despite Aid

As the Horn of Africa deals with what the Food and Agriculture Organization is calling the “most severe food security emergency in the world today,” experts warn that conditions in...

24 August 2011

Ethiopia: British Media Fuels Aid Apathy

Russia: Intoxicating Economics

Singapore’s Curry Solidarity

Netizens reacted strongly to the news that an Indian family in Singapore has agreed not to cook curry after their newly arrived neighbors from China complained to authorities about the...

16 August 2011

Trinidad & Tobago: Meet Morvant

Madagascar: Sanctions Result in Economic Decline and Food Insecurity

After two and a half years of transitional government, Madagascar has experienced a slow, seemingly unstoppable decline of its fragile economy that has put a strain on the lives of...

9 August 2011

Guatemala: Police Kill Peasant With Tear Gas Canister

Indigenous peasants living on lands claimed by landowners in Guatemala are often violently evicted from their homes by policemen and soldiers. Last week, 31-year-old Sergio de León was killed when...

Ethiopia: Local Media Ignore Famine

The Balkans: Travel Blogs

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