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Security Council adopts resolution establishing new UN Mission in Haiti

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The UN Security Council unanimously adopted a new resolution on Thursday which will draw down the existing peacekeeping force in Haiti, MINUSTAH, making way for a new, smaller mission. The UN Mission for…

13 Apr 2017 / Listen /

Security Council debates future of UN peacekeeping mission in Haiti

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The UN Secretary-General is recommending that the UN Mission in Haiti also known as MINUSTAH close in mid-October this year,…

11 Apr 2017 / Listen /

#RememberSlavery: African rhythms permeate Cuban music

Traditional batá drum maker in Cuba. Photo: UN Television/J. Park

More than 15 million African men, women and children were brought to the New World due to the transatlantic…

24 Mar 2017 / Listen /

Drought a bigger problem than hurricanes for Caribbean farmers

Donovan Stanberry of Jamaica's Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries. Photo: UN News/M. Wells.

Drought is a bigger, more "insidious" problem for vulnerable farmers in Jamaica and the Caribbean than the more headline-grabbing…

15 Mar 2017 / Listen /
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