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The secretary-general of the United Nations requests increased assistance for vulnerable islands battling the effects of climate change.

Mr. Guterres visited a project that is helping the Caribbean nation to combat the effects of coastal erosion and rising seas – among the impacts of global warming. He praised the Georgetown Sea Defense project but emphasized the importance of…

Guterres calls on regional leaders to back Haiti in statement.

The current summit of the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC) is being held in the island nation, which consists of over 30 countries. During the bloc meeting, Mr. Guterres emphasized the importance of solidarity in addressing issues…

The targeting of political dissidents by the Nicaraguan government is denounced by human rights authorities.

The statement expressed the belief that President Daniel Ortega and other top government leaders should be held responsible for the actions of Nicaragua as a country, which has targeted various groups including university students, indigenous communities, people of African descent,…

A group of humanitarians have initiated a fundraising campaign for $674 million, calling for more support and unity towards Haiti.

Ulrika Richardson, who serves as the UN Humanitarian Coordinator in Haiti, addressed the media from the city of Port-au-Prince. She spoke the day after the Government and their partners revealed a plan to offer food, housing, healthcare, education, and protection…

The country of Peru has announced a state of health crisis due to an increasing outbreak of dengue fever.

The government of Peru has announced a state of health emergency in response to the surging occurrences of dengue fever in the nation of South America. The Health Minister, Cesar Vasquez, announced on Monday that there have been over 31,000…

American manufacturers urge the US to prevent Chinese cars from being imported through Mexico.

WASHINGTON —  On Friday, a group that advocates for U.S. manufacturing stated that the government of the United States should prohibit the import of inexpensive Chinese automobiles and components from Mexico. They cautioned that such imports could potentially harm the…

Health workers in Brazil are searching for mosquitoes to combat the Dengue epidemic.

RIO DE JANEIRO —  The team of state public health workers navigated through a Rio de Janeiro junkyard, searching for any areas with standing water that could potentially contain mosquito eggs, while avoiding the scattered auto parts. They were part…

of the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights expresses disappointment over Venezuela’s choice to halt the functioning of the agency.

OHCHR spokesperson Ravina Shamdasani expressed regret in a statement over the announcement and stated that the Office is actively engaging with authorities and other parties involved. “Our primary focus is and continues to be advocating for and safeguarding the human…

30 Individuals Face Charges in Cuba for Stealing Large Quantity of Chickens

HAVANA —  Cuba has accused 30 individuals of stealing 133 tons of chicken and illegally reselling it on the street, in a significant theft during a period of food scarcity in the country, which is under communist rule. According to…

The situation in Haiti is worsening as gang violence continues to increase, causing a decline in human rights.

In January, the highest number of casualties in over two years occurred, with at least 806 individuals being killed, injured, or abducted. These incidents were not linked to violent gang conflicts. Moreover, approximately 300 individuals belonging to gangs were either…