GUATEMALA - The Salt Lake Tribune News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us (Webmaster) Drought hits food supplies in Central America <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="">Drought hits food supplies in Central America</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-21T17:26:01.726-06:00">Updated Aug 21, 2014 05:26PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Guatemala City • Central America is having one of its worst droughts in decades, and experts warned Thursday that major farm losses and the deaths of hundreds of cattle in the region could leave hundreds of thousands of families without food. The agricultural losses are largely in corn and beans, basic staples of the region’s diet, the United Nations’ World Food Program and the Food and Agriculture Organization said in a joint statement. “The impact of the prolonged heat wave is having on nutrit...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583233332014-08-21T17:26:01.726-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-21T17:26:01.726-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> Thu, 21 Aug 2014 17:26:01 MDT