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Central America: How a Drought Affects Migration

Sep 2, 2015 | 09:00 GMT
Central America and the Caribbean are in the midst of a drought that is impacting Guatemala, Honduras, El Salvador, Nicaragua, Hispaniola and Cuba. The world is gearing up to deal with El Nino, and these ongoing weather patterns will likely extend these dry conditions in the region into 2016, hurting agricultural output and affecting migration.

Central America and the Caribbean are in the midst of a drought that is impacting Guatemala, Honduras, El Salvador, Nicaragua, Hispaniola and Cuba. The world is gearing up to deal with El Nino, and these ongoing weather patterns will likely extend these dry conditions in the region into 2016, hurting agricultural output and affecting migration.

(Stratfor)

The world is gearing up to deal with El Nino. Last year saw dry conditions in Central America and the Caribbean, and these ongoing weather patterns will likely extend them into 2016....

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