BBC: “One in 20 Hispanics ‘goes hungry’ “

For all of Latinos’ gains in recent years in the political arena, poverty and marginalization still remain a serious problem for too many.

BBC News: One in 20 Hispanics ‘goes hungry’

Five percent of Hispanics in the US regularly go hungry and as many as 20% do not have sufficient access to nutritious food, a US report says.

Poverty and lack of awareness about state entitlements are the causes, says the study by Hispanic civil rights group the National Council of La Raza.

Immigrants also face a series of linguistic, legal and cultural obstacles in accessing enough food.


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