El Nino threatens Colombia’s food supply

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The El Nino weather pattern that brings warm waters across parts of the Pacific Ocean is hitting Colombia hard.

Water shortages and high temperatures have not only affected current crops, but officials say it threatens the country’s food supply for 2016. CCTV America’s Michelle Begue reports from Bogota.

El Nino threatens Colombia\'s food supply

El Nino threatens Colombia\'s food supply

The El Nino weather pattern that brings warm waters across parts of the Pacific Ocean is hitting Colombia hard. Water shortages and high temperatures have not only affected current crops, but officials say it threatens the country's food supply for 2016. CCTV America's Michelle Begue reports from Bogota.


Juan Carlos Hidalgo on Colombia’s economy

It’s not just the crops, but Colombia’s economy has also been taking a beating.

For more on Colombia’s economy, CCTV America was joined by Policy Analyst on Latin America Juan Carlos Hidalgo of the Cato Institute.

Juan Carlos Hidalgo on Colombia's economy

Juan Carlos Hidalgo on Colombia's economy

It's not just the crops, but Colombia's economy has also been taking a beating. For more on Colombia's economy, CCTV America was joined by Policy Analyst on Latin America Juan Carlos Hidalgo of the Cato Institute.