American and European biofuel mandates and subsidies are starving the Guatemalan working class.
GUATEMALA CITY — In the tiny tortillerias of this city, people complain ceaselessly about the high price of corn. Just three years ago, one quetzal — about 15 cents — bought eight tortillas; today it buys only four. And eggs have tripled in price because chickens eat corn feed.
Brought to you by the same folks who would denounce the United Fruit Company.