By Javier Castro Bugarin, Carlos Meneses and Raul Martinez

Buenos Aires/Sao Paulo/Montevideo, Apr 6 (efe-epa).- The spread of the coronavirus in Latin America poses an additional challenge for the region that other parts of the world are not confronting: How to feed the 187 million people who don't have a guaranteed meal on the table?

The quarantines governments throughout the region have decreed due to the pandemic, which are preventing many people from getting a square meal, have spurred social organizations, governments and anonymous citizens to contribute their efforts to guarantee that the most vulnerable sectors of society can get food to eat even as they are continuing to self-isolate with an eye toward limiting the spread of the virus.