Alicia Bárcena

Health must come before the economy, insists top UN official for Latin America and the Caribbean

In Latin America, where much of the region has dealt with years of sluggish growth, the economic crisis brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic is pushing millions more into poverty, says Alicia Bárcena, the head of the UN regional body for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC).

Equality centre of 2030 discussions in Latin America and Caribbean

The issue of equality is expected to be at the centre of discussions getting underway in Mexico between representatives of countries in Latin America and the Caribbean.

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