A plan has been launched to address what one UN body considers among the most pressing problems in the Americas: protection of human rights defenders.
The region accounted for three out of every four recorded murders of these activists worldwide in 2016.
Cricket is helping Caribbean children to forget the horrors of Hurricane Irma.
The Category 5 storm, which hit in early September, decimated the tiny island of Barbuda, forcing families to seek shelter on the sister island of Antigua.
Managers of shelters in hurricane-ravaged Antigua and Barbuda are being trained to make sure these locations are safe spaces for women and girls.
The tiny Caribbean island nation was devastated by Hurricane Irma, a category 5 storm which struck last month.
Support from the UN to help Haiti finally put an end to cholera, will continue when a new UN Mission for Justice Support, known as MINUJUSTH,
Medical staff trying to keep basic services going on the devastated Caribbean island of Dominica urgently need support, including reliable food supplies.
Dominica is “getting a grip” on recovery following a devastating hurricane which destroyed homes and turned swathes of the emerald-green Caribbean island, muddy brown.
The cultural heritage of Cuba’s vibrant music industry has enormous potential to enrich the world.
A UN worker in Geneva who is from one of the Caribbean islands devastated by Hurricane Maria has spoken of her fears for her family there, whom she has been unable to contact.
Experts call for more action to protect LGBTI defenders in Honduras
Authorities in Honduras are being urged by UN human rights experts to do more to protect activists who defend the rights of sexual minorities in the Central American country.