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Make the Caribbean an "engine for change" on childhood obesity

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The Caribbean can become "an engine for change" in reducing childhood obesity. That's according to Trevor Hassel, president of the Healthy Caribbean Coalition, speaking about the issue at UN Headquarters in New York,…

26 Sep 2017 / Listen /

Teen girl sailors urge greater ocean protection

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Two accomplished teenage sailors from the Caribbean are calling for stronger laws against dumping litter in the ocean. Kathryn…

7 Jun 2017 / Listen /

UN Ocean Conference "a dream come true" for Caribbean nations

Juan Miguel Diez, Director of the UN Information Centre (UNIC) for the Caribbean Area.  Photo: UN News/Dianne Penn.

A global conference on protecting oceans and marine resources is "a dream come true" for the Caribbean, according to…

5 Jun 2017 / Listen /

Caribbean taking action to protect ocean: sustainable tourism expert

Julio Orozco, Director of Sustainable Tourism for the Association of Caribbean States (ACS). Photo: UN News/Lulu Gao.

The ocean is the "main player" in Caribbean tourism and this "fragile resource" must be protected. That's the opinion…

4 Jun 2017 / Listen /
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