December 15, 2019

Latin American and Caribbean countries call for stand-alone goal in strong pre-CSW declaration

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From UN Women At the conclusion of the Latin America and the Caribbean Regional Consultations ahead of the 58th Commission on the Status of Women (CSW58), held 6-7 February in Mexico City, Ministers and senior Government representatives from 27 countries unanimously adopted the “Mexico Declaration”, considered a strong, positive and constructive document that national delegations […]

Foreign direct investment flows to Caribbean reach new high – UN

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From Caribbean360 The UN Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) said flows to Latin America and the Caribbean increased by 18 per cent, the fourth consecutive year of growth, to an estimated US$294 billion. NEW YORK, United States, Wednesday January 29, 2014, CMC – The United Nations says foreign direct investment (FDI) to the Caribbean […]

Caribbean Project: Review: The Big Truck That Went By

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From Before It’s News Haiti Jonathan M. Katz’s The Big Truck That Went By: How the World Came to Save Haiti and Left Behind a Disaster is a memoir by the only full time AP reporter who was stationed in Haiti during the 2010 Haitian earthquake. On January 12, 2010, a 7.0 magnitude earthquake struck […]

Children ‘beheaded and mutilated’ in Central African Republic, says Unicef

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By Mark Tran and agencies From The Guardian UN warns of unprecedented levels of violence against children, as December sectarian clashes result in 1,000 dead in Bangui Bangui, Central African Republic: a rare toy sits on a bench during a Christmas Day mass for children, at a makeshift camp for displaced people. Photograph: AP The […]