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Normalization of US-Cuba relations "heartily" welcomed by UN Chief

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon addresses journalists at his end-of-year press conference.(video capture)

The normalization of diplomatic relations between the United States and Cuba has been "heartily" welcomed by the UN Secretary-General. On Wednesday, US President Barack Obama announced the two countries would resume relations, which…

17 Dec 2014 / Listen /

New oil project in Peru threatens to harm indigenous peoples

A general view of the Human Rights Council in session. Photo: Jean-Marc Ferré

A new oil project on heavily polluted land in Peru would violate the human rights of indigenous peoples, according…

15 Dec 2014 / Listen /

Education as tool for enduring culture of peace: CARICOM

Makeshift classroom run by the local community for the children of squatters in Vere, Jamaica.  (file photo) UN Photo/Milton Grant

Education is a powerful weapon against oppression and can support a culture of peace, according to the Permanent Representative…

15 Dec 2014 / Listen /

Prolonged drought creates food insecurity in Central America

Hugo Jolón lost his maize crop in the Dry Corridor in Guatemala. (Copyright: WFP/Francisco Fión)

A prolonged drought is threatening to leave over two million people without enough food in Central America, according to…

12 Dec 2014 / Listen /
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