8 May. 2002
Buenos Aires, Argentina (Argentine Republic)
Poor children receive a food ration in a soup kitchen organized by groups of
unemployed parents in the Buenos Aires suburb of La Matanza, May 8, 2002.
Almost half of Argentina's 36 million people are no longer able to meet
their basic daily nutritional needs or pay home bills as a recession since
mid-1998 grinds on with no foreseeable end in sight. REUTERS/Enrique