Hispanic World

Haiti: Fuel crisis prompts appeal for humanitarian corridor amid cholera outbreak

The United Nations and partners on Thursday called for opening a “humanitarian corridor” in Haiti as armed gangs block access to the main fuel terminal...

Rights experts decry shut down of civic space in Nicaragua

Nicaragua must comply with its international obligations to respect and guarantee fundamental freedoms, two experts appointed by the UN and the Inter-American Commission on Human...

Security Council urged to act in face of ‘humanitarian catastrophe’ in Haiti

The Security Council must act urgently to support Haiti as the gang, economic, and fuel supply crises there “intersect in altogether new and frightening ways”,...

Rights experts decry shut down of civic space in Nicaragua

Nicaragua must comply with its international obligations to respect and guarantee fundamental freedoms, two experts appointed by the UN and the Inter-American Commission on Human...

Haiti: UN supports Government efforts to quell cholera outbreak

The UN is supporting efforts by the Haitian Government to contain an outbreak of cholera following the confirmation of a positive case and the identification...


Business

WTO anticipates sharp slowdown in world trade growth in 2023

Trade growth is expected to lose momentum in the second half of this year and remain subdued in 2023, as the global economy sustains multiple...

Policy mistakes could trigger worse recession than 2007 crisis: UNCTAD

The world is headed towards a global recession and prolonged stagnation unless fiscal and monetary policies holding sway in some advanced economies are quickly changed, according...

Empty shelves and rising prices linked to Ukraine crisis push Tunisians to the brink

For many Tunisians, shortages of essential foods, fuel and key farming products linked to the war in Ukraine, have tested them to the limit, they’ve...

Yemen: Put the people first, Guterres urges, with extended and expanded truce

Yemen’s warring parties who have sustained a nationwide truce for the past six months, need to prioritize the “needs and aspirations” of the people, by...

World Maritime Day showcases technology for ‘greener’ shipping

How shipping can contribute to a more sustainable future for all is the focus of World Maritime Day, celebrated on Thursday.

Ten years of Afghan economic growth, reversed in just 12 months: UNDP

A year on from the Taliban takeover in Kabul, Afghanistan is gripped by “cascading crises”, including a crippled economy that humanitarian aid alone cannot address,...