June 15, 2021

Venezuelan refugees now number 3.4 million; humanitarian implications massive, UN warns

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From Caribbean News Now NEW YORK, USA — As the number of refugees and migrants from Venezuela continues to rise – hitting the 3.4 million mark this month – United Nations agencies sounded the alarm on Friday over the humanitarian needs these women, children and men face, and the strain this represents for communities hosting […]

Chinese FM urges closer ties with Caribbean countries

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From Xinhua BEIJING, Feb. 21 (Xinhua) — Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi called for closer ties with Caribbean countries on Thursday. Wang made the remarks when meeting with representatives from Caribbean countries that have diplomatic ties with China. Wang said China and the Caribbean countries had fostered a paradigm of relations of […]

Cayman Islands Gender Affairs Unit recognises Int. Day of Women and Girls in Science

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On Monday, 11th February, the Cayman Islands Government’s Gender Affairs Unit joins with the United Nations in observance of The International Day of Women and Girls in Science. In a resolution adopted  by the General Assembly of  the United Nations in December 2015 this annual date was proclaimed to be observed, the purpose being to : ● promote […]

CARICOM delegation to the UN, led by Prime Minister Harris, acts as a crucial go-between to advance meaningful dialogue and diplomacy on Venezuela

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The Caribbean Community’s high-profile shuttle diplomacy mission to the United Nations, which is being led by the Prime Minister of St. Kitts and Nevis, Dr. the Honourable Timothy Harris, in his capacity as CARICOM’s Chairman, follows through on the offer made by the Heads of Government last Thursday. In the communiqué from Thursday’s special emergency […]

The Caribbean and climate change: Evil in paradise?

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By Rebecca Theodore From The Nassau Guardian Is there an immediate lifeline for the lives of the more-than-40 million people who now lie in peril in the Caribbean? In no uncertain terms, the ravaging effects of climate change in the Caribbean are rapidly changing the relationship between people and their environment. If for anything, climate change […]

The Stars Foundation announces collaboration with UN World Orphans Day Promotion Committee

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THE STARS FOUNDATION joined in partnership with the UN WORLD ORPHANS DAY PROMOTION COMMITTEE in a Petition Conference in New York City on October 15, 2018. The purpose of the Petition Conference was to rally international collaborators who support an agenda to petition the United Nations to observe World Orphans Day, as the second Monday […]

12 candidates to replace Nikki Haley at the UN

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By David A. Patten From Newsmax Once considered a posting for politicians trying to revive their fading careers, the U.S. ambassador to the United Nations job has become a high-profile springboard to even greater political heights. “She’s made it a very glamorous position,” President Trump said of outgoing UN Ambassador Nikki Haley, “a more important […]

Nikki Haley resigns as UN Ambassador

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From Newsmax Nikki Haley has resigned as U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, President Donald Trump confirmed Tuesday, saying she will be leaving the administration “at the end of the year.” Trump said from the Oval Office that Haley told him of her intentions six months ago. Trump spoke as he and Haley met shortly […]

These Caribbean leaders spotlight on Derisking at UN

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From NAN News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Oct. 5, 2018: Three Caribbean leaders, including two Caribbean prime ministers, used their UN General Assembly address last weekend to spotlight on the issue of “de‑risking” and the loss of correspondent banking relations as well as blacklisting and its impact of their nations. Saint Lucia Prime Minister, […]

St Kitts & Nevis: PM Harris’ Statement at 73rd Session of the UN General Assembly (Sept. 28th, 2018)

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“We endorse a holistic approach to health, and I am happy to report that we have shifted into high gear to make an essential component of global health – universal health coverage – a reality for all citizens in St. Kitts and Nevis,” Prime Minister Harris said this afternoon while addressing the 73rd Session of […]