October 17, 2019

UN official to inaugurate meeting of Caribbean countries on sustainable development

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From Jamaica Observer SANTIAGO, Chile (CMC) – The Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) says United Nations Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed will participate in the opening session of the third meeting of the Forum of the Countries of Latin America and the Caribbean on Sustainable Development at ECLAC headquarters here. ECLAC said […]

More Caribbean nationals now using Internet — ECLAC

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From Jamaica Observer SANTIAGO, Chile (CMC) — Latin America and the Caribbean region has made sustained progress in terms of access to the Internet with more than half of the population using the technology, according to data released by the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) Regional Broadband Observatory. The disclosure comes […]

Chile earthquake: 6 dead, almost a million evacuated

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From Chicago Tribune News Tribune wire reports SANTIAGO, Chile—Hundreds of thousands of people evacuated from Chile’s low-lying coastal areas returned home Wednesday morning after authorities called off a tsunami alarm as damage from a massive overnight earthquake seemed mostly limited. The major earthquake, with a magnitude 8.2, struck off the coast of northern Chile on […]