Americas

Child poverty increases in the world’s most wealthy nations: UN

Child poverty has increased in many of the world’s wealthy nations because of the impact on households of the 2008 global financial crisis.

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Meeting in Jamaica seeks to unlock Caribbean economic growth

Senior government ministers are meeting in Montego Bay, Jamaica, later this week to discuss ways to unlock economic growth in the Caribbean region.

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Women of Antigua and Barbuda “heart and soul” of conservation work

Women have always been the “heart and soul” of conservation and environmental work on the Caribbean island of Antigua and Barbuda.

That’s according to Helena Brown, A Technical Coordinator in the state’s Ministry of Health and Environment.

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Haitians need better access to clean water, sanitation to fight cholera

More than 30 people are infected with cholera every day in Haiti despite the progress the Caribbean country has made fighting it, according to the World Bank.

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Barbados Foreign Minister: “We are a government leading by example”

Barbados is “leading by example” in its transition to a green economy, according to Foreign Minister Maxine McClean.

Government buildings are already using renewable energy solutions.

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