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Zika virus spreads to 18 countries

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A virus that could result in devastating birth defects has now spread to at least 18 countries in Latin America and the Caribbean, according to a branch of the World Health Organization. The…

20 Jan 2016 / Listen /

"Stand with Haiti" six years after earthquake

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The international community has been urged to "stand with Haiti" as it continues to rebuild following a devastating earthquake…

12 Jan 2016 / Listen /

Haiti urged to take "all steps necessary" to meet power transfer deadline

Officials in Haiti begin counting ballots at the end of polling on election day, 9 August 2015. File Photo: UN/MINUSTAH/Logan Abassi

Haiti needs to take "all steps necessary" to ensure a peaceful transfer of power to a new president, by…

5 Jan 2016 / Listen /

Unemployment up in Latin America and the Caribbean

Port au Prince, Haiti. Photo: UN Photo/Logan Abass

The unemployment rate in Latin America and the Caribbean increased for the first time in five years in 2015,…

5 Jan 2016 / Listen /
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