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By Edition On Monday, January 15th, 2018
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UN chief offers Colombia help with Venezuela migration crisis

Colombia's president has warned of an unfolding "humanitarian crisis" on the border with Venezuela. Nearly half a million Venezuelans have fled to Colombia to escape economic deprivation and a crackdown on dissent. BOGOTA More...

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By Edition On Thursday, January 4th, 2018
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New UN Mission to take innovative approach to strengthening rule of law in Haiti

PORT-AU-PRINCE - The head of the new United Nations Mission for Justice Support in Haiti, known as MINUJUSTH, has said the operation will carry out its work in an innovative in the island nation – complete with More...

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By Edition On Thursday, January 4th, 2018
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Curaçao is deporting more Venezuelans than ever before

WILLEMSTAD - More and more Venezuelans apply for asylum in Curaçao. More and more are also being sent back. In 2017, this involved 200 asylum applications via UNHCR, the United Nations refugee organization and More...

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By Edition On Tuesday, January 2nd, 2018
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Kingdom of the Netherlands in U.N. Security Council

NEW YORK - The Kingdom of the Netherlands, including Aruba, Curaçao and St Maarten, took up its seat on the United Nations (UN) Security Council for a one-year tenure as of January 1. The Kingdom will chair the More...

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By Edition On Friday, December 29th, 2017
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CARICOM records noteworthy successes in 2017 despite challenges

GEORGETOWN - The more than US$2B pledged at the Caribbean Community (CARICOM)-United Nations (UN) Conference for long-term recovery for hurricane-affected countries and the establishment of the regional renewable More...

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By Edition On Thursday, December 14th, 2017
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UN forum sees ‘moderate’ recovery for Latin American and Caribbean economies in 2018

SANTIAGO - New economic projections for Latin America and the Caribbean show moderate recovery in 2018 and growth the following year – with favoured expansions in consumption and domestic investment, the United More...

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By Edition On Monday, November 6th, 2017
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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...

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By Edition On Wednesday, October 25th, 2017
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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...

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By Edition On Monday, October 23rd, 2017
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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...

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By Edition On Friday, October 20th, 2017
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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...