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Jamaica: Edmund Bartlett urges foreign assistance, aims to boost Sustainable Tourism practices

Jamaica: Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett underscores the importance of international collaboration to foster sustainable tourism practices in a week-long UN’s first-ever Sustainability Week from April 15-19.

UN Report highlights 19% food waste while chronic hunger problems persist

The United Nations (UN) have released a damning report which stated that 19% of the food produced globally in 2022, amounting to an eye watering 1.05 billion metric tons, went to waste.

‘Red Alert’ issued by UN Weather Agency on Climate Crisis

Record metrics for heat and proportional ice melts in 2023 have left the UN Weather Agency deeply concerned with the manner in which the climate crisis is worsening, thus prompting the organisation to issues a ‘Red Alert’ for global warming.

Bahamas catches Haitians fleeing violence with naval force

Prime Minister Philip Davis issued a statement in which he said that the Royal Bahamas Defense Force has deployed a significantly large naval fleet. The force is making use of aircrafts, surface vessels and 120 highly trained operatives, who have collectively established a blockade in the southern region of the country.

FAO hosts Fourth Global Conference, discusses Banana Industry Challenges 

Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations hosted the Fourth Global Conference of The World Banana Forum (WBF) at their headquarters to address various challenges faced by banana producers.

UN Official found dead in Antigua Hotel

Disturbing news came out of Antigua and Barbuda, as a United Nation’s official was found dead in his hotel room on Tuesday at the Jolly Beach Resort. He was part of a United Nations delegation which is assisting efforts to organize the 4th Small Island Developing States Conference.

PM Drew meets Didier Trebucq, highlights UN Country Implementation Plans

Prime Minister Terrance Drew shared glimpses of his meeting with Didier Trebucq, serving as United Nations Resident Coordinator for Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean, on Tuesday.

Dominica joins 153 countries in support of UN Resolution seeking ceasefire in Gaza

Dominica has joined 153 countries to vote in favour of a resolution at the United Nations (UN) and called for an immediate humanitarian ceasefire in the war-torn region of Gaza.

Israel Defense Force enters Kamal Adwan Hospital in Gaza

Israel Defense Forces enter the Kamal Adwan Hospital in Gaza as the UNGA passes a resolution for ceasefire.

Nicaragua shows support for Venezuela following referendum

Nicaragua congratulates Venezuela on conducting referendum in dispute with Guyana.

UK takes steps to protect Guyana in border dispute

MP Daniel Kawczynski raises the Guyana Venezuela border dispute and the issue intensifies.

Guyana urges Venezuela to be responsible as referendum votes come in

Venezuela conducts referendum for the disputed territory of Essequibo, putting Guyana on edge.