Hunger pushes Central American migrants north more than violence

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Murder and other violent crimes have driven thousands of people — including children — to cross into the US after long and dangerous trips from El Salvador, Honduras and Guatemala. But a coalition of international aid agencies says that's not all. Even more are fleeing their home countries because of hunger. Teresa Welsh is with the Washington Bureau of McClatchy Newspapers.

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Teresa Welsh - McClatchy Newspapers - @tmawelsh

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Warren Olney

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