One dead in riot over high food prices; gov’t reduces taxes in response (Ivory Coast)

In many parts of the world people are protesting, including rioting and striking, over the high price of food, as they simply cannot feed their families.  The BBC reports today that one is dead in a food price riot in the Ivory Coast.

 →  http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/africa/7325733.stm  

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