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Corn seller

Food speculation – how betting on food commodities fuels Mexico’s tortilla crisis

Tom Levitt

13th September, 2011

A surge in financial speculation on maize is causing vastly inflated prices for corn tortillas - a sacred staple in Mexico - and threatening the health and livelihoods of the country's poor. Tom Levitt investigates more...

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