Hispanic World

Haiti: Children facing triple threat of insecurity, malnutrition, disease

The spread of violence from Port-au-Prince to Artibonite, Haiti’s main rice-growing region, is exacerbating an already critical humanitarian emergency, the UN Children's Fund (UNICEF) said...

Haiti: Guterres welcomes decision to deploy multinational mission

UN engagement with Haiti will continue ahead of the deployment of an international support mission backing beleaguered police who are fighting rampant gang violence, the...

INTERVIEW: How new mission could support gang-ravaged Haiti

Criminal gangs have displaced thousands of Haitians, wreaking havoc across the Caribbean nation, and prompting calls for urgent help from President Ariel Henry.

Security Council authorizes ‘historic’ support mission in Haiti

In what is being hailed as an historic first, the UN Security Council on Monday authorized the deployment of an international security force to help...

Arbitrary detention still widespread in Mexico, rights expert warns

Mexico has made significant progress in combatting arbitrary detention in recent years, but the battle to end the practice is far from over the Human...

How Costa Rica drafted Latin America’s first ever anti-hate strategy

For Faustina Torres, from the Bribri indigenous community in Costa Rica, feeling invisible to others is a stinging form of discrimination she has fought against...


Business

Global economy a mixed bag, horizon uncertain: UNCTAD

The global economy is at “a critical juncture”, with some economies thriving and expanding, while others falter and slow down, the UN’s trade and development...

World Habitat Day focuses on cities as drivers of growth

Priming cities to become drivers of economic growth and recovery in the aftermath of crises such as conflict and the COVID-19 pandemic is the focus...