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By Edition On Monday, November 6th, 2017

UN General Assembly again calls for lifting U.S. embargo against Cuba

NEW YORK - The United Nations General Assembly last week adopted a resolution underlining the need to end the economic, commercial and financial embargo imposed by the United States against Cuba. In the resolution, More...

By Edition On Wednesday, October 25th, 2017

Consular Corps celebrated 72nd anniversary United Nations

WILLEMSTAD - The Consular Corps of Curaçao organized a lunch to celebrate the 72nd Anniversary of the United Nations at La Belle Alliance, Avila Beach Hotel on Tuesday 24th October 2017. Speeches were held by Prime More...

By Edition On Monday, October 23rd, 2017

UN team to conduct damage, loss assessment in St. Maarten

PHILIPSBURG - A 15-person team from the United Nations (UN) Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) will be conducting a damage and loss assessment exercise in St. Maarten from October 22 More...

By Edition On Friday, October 20th, 2017

Fresh UN mission on the ground in Haiti with new mandate

PORT-AU-PRINCE - The UN Mission for Justice Support in Haiti (MINUJUSTH), which comprises 1,275 police officers and 350 civilians, began its tour of duty on Monday dedicated to supporting the rule of law. It replaced More...

By Edition On Friday, October 13th, 2017

Eradicating hunger in Latin America and Caribbean by 2030 becoming increasingly unlikely

SANTIAGO - The total number of persons suffering from hunger in Latin America and the Caribbean has increased, reversing decades of progress. Meanwhile, overweight affects all age groups in men and women, and constitutes More...

By Edition On Wednesday, September 27th, 2017

Venezuela says system of capitalism a catalyst for recent natural disasters

NEW YORK - Echoing the sentiments of other officials from Latin American and Caribbean at the UN General Assembly, Venezuela’s Minister for Foreign Affairs yesterday said countries in the region are suffering More...

H.E. Dennis MOSES
Minister for Foreign and CARICOM
Affairs of Trinidad & Tobago
By Edition On Monday, September 25th, 2017

Caribbean nations to UN: Extreme weather events leave no doubt climate change is real

NEW YORK - Trinidad and Tobago’s Minister for Foreign Affairs Dennis Moses, echoing other senior government officials throughout the General Assembly’s annual general debate, questioned how, after the spate More...

United Nations
By Edition On Friday, September 22nd, 2017

Dutch foreign minister asks for UN help in Sint Maarten relief effort

THE HAGUE, NEW YORK - Foreign minister Bert Koenders has asked the United Nations to help with the relief effort on hurricane-hit Caribbean island Sint Maarten. Speaking at the UN meeting in New York, Koenders said More...

By Edition On Wednesday, September 20th, 2017

Prime Minister in New York

WILLEMSTAD, NEW YORK - Premier Eugene Rhuggenaath is currently in New York to attend the United Nations General Assembly 2017 until September 21st. On Monday, the Prime Minister met with members of the Curaçao More...

Cholera in Haiti
By Edition On Saturday, August 26th, 2017

Court dismisses last lawsuit against UN over Haiti cholera epidemic

NEW YORK - A US federal judge has thrown out the last class-action lawsuit that had been filed against the United Nations (UN) over the 2010 cholera epidemic in Haiti. The suit had contended that the UN should More...