by Anastasia Moloney | @anastasiabogota | Thomson Reuters Foundation Tuesday, 21 January 2020 17:14 GMT Image Caption and Rights Information By Anastasia Moloney BOGOTA, Jan 21 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Rising numbers of children in Guatemala are going hungry as drought linked to climate change reduces food harvests, fueling child malnutrition rates in the Central American nation, the United Nations and charities said. Guatemala, which has one of the world’s high rates of child malnutrition, recorded more than 15,300 cases of acute malnutrition in children under 5 last year, up nearly 24% from 2018, according to government figures. The number of children acutely malnourished was the highest since 2015, when a severe drought hit Central America. Guatemala’s farmers are reeling from a series of prolonged droughts in recent years and from a lengthy heat wave last year as climate change brings drier conditions and erratic rainfall, U.N. officials said. Children living in poor hi..