All posts tagged "UN"
International tourist arrivals reach 1.4 billion worldwide 2 years ahead of forecasts
Caribbean's 2% drop reflects impact of September 2017 hurricanes Irma and Maria
- Posted January 24, 2019
‘American Dream is rapidly becoming American Illusion,’ warns UN rights expert on poverty
Says UN Decolonization Committee could conclude Puerto Rico is no longer a self-governing territory
- Posted December 26, 2017
US, Israel to exit UN agency over alleged anti-Israel bias
The announcement by the State Department on Thursday rocked the agency’s Paris headquarters.
- Posted October 12, 2017
UN appeals for $3 M for hurricane-battered Dominica
By Edith M. Lederer UNITED NATIONS — The U.N. humanitarian office is launching a $31 million emergency appeal for the hurricane-battered Caribbean island of Dominica which was hit by a category 5 storm on Sept. 18. The...
- Posted September 29, 2017
At UN, Trump threatens ‘total destruction’ of North Korea
Says if US 'forced to defend itself or its allies, we will have no choice'
- Posted September 19, 2017
UN report urges rights council to address Venezuela violence
Cites 'systematic use of excessive force'
- Posted August 30, 2017
Costa Rica Tops LatAm in U.N. Happiness Report
Happiness at work a key factor
- Posted July 31, 2017
How a Haiti child sex ring was whitewashed in UN system
An estimated 2,000 allegations of sexual abuse or exploitation have been leveled at U.N. peacekeepers and personnel
- Posted May 26, 2017
US will take action on Syrian chemical attacks if UN doesn’t
UNITED NATIONS – U.S. Ambassador Nikki Haley warned Wednesday that the Trump administration will take action against chemical attacks in Syria that bear “all the hallmarks” of President Bashar Assad’s government if the U.N. Security Council fails...
- Posted April 5, 2017
UN sponsors campaign against sexual harassment in Mexico City
SAN JUAN – The United Nations and the government of Mexico City have partnered in a campaign to prevent sexual harassment and other forms of sexual violence against women in public transport throughout the city as part...
- Posted April 4, 2017