Hispanic World

Rights experts decry shut down of civic space in Nicaragua

Nicaragua must comply with its international obligations to respect and guarantee fundamental freedoms, two experts appointed by the UN and the Inter-American Commission on Human...

Haiti: UN supports Government efforts to quell cholera outbreak

The UN is supporting efforts by the Haitian Government to contain an outbreak of cholera following the confirmation of a positive case and the identification...

Business

Barbados Prime Minister Mottley calls for overhaul of unfair, outdated global finance system

Mia Amor Mottley, the Prime Minister of Barbados, urged world leaders to “use the power of the pen” and impose natural disaster and pandemic clauses...

First Person: Sharing indigenous knowledge with tourists

After successfully reclaiming her people’s territory in Northern Argentina, Celestina Ábalos turned to tourism to share and promote her indigenous culture.  UN entrepreneurship training during...

Policy mistakes could trigger worse recession than 2007 crisis: UNCTAD

The world is headed towards a global recession and prolonged stagnation unless fiscal and monetary policies holding sway in some advanced economies are quickly changed, according...

More action and investment needed in cities to end ‘cascade of challenges’

In his message marking World Habitat Day on Monday, the UN chief said more “urgent action and greater investment” is the key to help alleviate the current...

Empty shelves and rising prices linked to Ukraine crisis push Tunisians to the brink

For many Tunisians, shortages of essential foods, fuel and key farming products linked to the war in Ukraine, have tested them to the limit, they’ve...

Yemen: Put the people first, Guterres urges, with extended and expanded truce

Yemen’s warring parties who have sustained a nationwide truce for the past six months, need to prioritize the “needs and aspirations” of the people, by...