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By Edition On Friday, May 12th, 2017

UN, organisations willing to assist Dutch Caribbean

THE HAGUE - The United Nations (UN) and other international organisations visited by the delegation of the Dutch Ministry of Home Affairs and Kingdom Relations BZK in March, have expressed willingness to assist More...

United Nations
By Edition On Monday, May 8th, 2017

UN does not exercise permanent supervision on Kingdom

WILLEMSTAD – During a recent visit by a number of representatives of Dutch civil servants in the United Nations Department of Political Affairs in New York, they discussed the political structure of the Kingdom More...

Demonstrators clash with riot police on armored car during rally against Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro in Caracas
By Edition On Monday, May 8th, 2017

CARICOM urged to send fact-finding mission to Venezuela

In almost daily anti-government protests in the past five weeks, police in riot gear have used tear gas, rubber bullets and fire hoses to drive back protesters armed with stones and petrol bombs. BRIDGETOWN – More...

By Edition On Tuesday, May 2nd, 2017

ECLAC report considers use of blockchain technology to combat de-risking

PORT OF SPAIN - A newly published report prepared by the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) subregional headquarters for the Caribbean has found that recent developments in the field More...

By Edition On Monday, April 24th, 2017

Security stepped up along Haiti/Dominican Republic border

SANTO DOMINGO – Following plans by the United Nations to withdraw its peacekeeping force, MINUSTAH, from Haiti, security along the border with the Dominican Republic is being beefed up. Dominican Defence Minister More...

Venezuela protest
By Edition On Friday, April 21st, 2017

UN urges all efforts be made to lower tensions in Venezuela

NEW YORK - The United Nations on Thursday expressed concern about the latest developments in Venezuela, calling on the government and the opposition to address the country’s challenges for the benefit of the people. “We More...

By Edition On Monday, April 10th, 2017

Trump refuses funding to UN agency that helps Caribbean

WASHINGTON  – United States President Donald Trump is pulling his country’s funding to the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), an agency that assists 22 Caribbean countries in their efforts to tackle teen More...

By Edition On Wednesday, March 29th, 2017

Venezuelan President asks UN for help with medical supplies

President Nicolas Maduro has asked the UN to help address severe shortages of medicine and medical supplies. CARACAS – In an unusual acknowledgement of his country’s desperate situation, President Nicolas Maduro More...

By Edition On Thursday, March 23rd, 2017

Trinis are the happiest islanders in the Caribbean, says UN report

NEW YORK – The United Nations annual World Happiness Report was published on Monday (World Happiness Day), but Caribbean people interested in how their country fared were mostly disappointed, with much of the More...

Havana Cuba
By Edition On Friday, February 3rd, 2017

US blockade on Cuba continues after 55 years

HAVANA - The economic, financial and commercial blockade imposed by the United States on Cuba continues today after 55 years of imposition, despite the recognition in the own nation of its failure as a policy. This More...