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Economic growth predicted at 0.5% in Latin America and Caribbean

The UN Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) holds press conference at its headquarters in Santiago, Chile, to launch the Economic Survey of Latin America and the Caribbean 2015. Photo: ECLAC/Carlos Vera

Economic growth in Latin America and the Caribbean will average out at half a per cent in 2015, according to  the UN Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC). Growth is…

30 Jul 2015 / Listen /

Elections in Haiti "major moment" for country

Jean Jackson, a law student living in Port-au-Prince, will vote for the first time in the upcoming elections in Haiti. Photo: UN Radio/Stephanie Coutrix

The electoral period in Haiti is being described by top UN officials as a major moment for the people…

17 Jul 2015 / Listen /

Haiti's future "depends" on women's access to leadership positions

Nadège Beauvil. UN Photo/Stephanie Coutrix

The future of Haiti will depend on more women accessing leadership positions, according to UN Women, the United Nations…

16 Jul 2015 / Listen /

Moving towards "normalization" in Haiti

Rehabilitation project in Haiti. UN File Photo/Logan Abassi

Haiti is undergoing a transition, moving away from a culture of constant emergencies towards a more normalized situation, as…

11 Jul 2015 / Listen /
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