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News in Brief 01 November 2017 (PM)

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United States votes against resolution to end Cuba embargo The United States voted against a resolution in the UN General Assembly on Wednesday to end its economic embargo of Cuba. It reverses the…

1 Nov 2017 / Listen /

Americas’ action plan launched to protect human rights defenders

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A plan has been launched to address what one UN body considers among the most pressing problems in the…

27 Oct 2017 / Listen /

Cricket helping young hurricane evacuees "Return to Happiness"

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Cricket is helping Caribbean children to forget the horrors of Hurricane Irma. The Category 5 storm, which hit in…

16 Oct 2017 / Listen /

Shelters in storm-ravaged nation fight gender-based violence

Meeting with Barbudan shelter residents in Antigua

Managers of shelters in hurricane-ravaged Antigua and Barbuda are being trained to make sure these locations are safe spaces…

13 Oct 2017 / Listen /
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