CARIBBEAN REGION

News in Brief 13 December 2017 (PM)

At least 15 besieged Syrian civilians dead due to lack of medical care

At least 15 civilians in urgent need of medical evacuation have died in the besieged Syrian enclave of eastern Ghouta, the UN said on Wednesday.

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Make the Caribbean an “engine for change” on childhood obesity

The Caribbean can become “an engine for change” in reducing childhood obesity.

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News in Brief 05 July 2017 - AM

North Korea missile test “another brazen violation”: UN chief

The launch on Tuesday of what North Korea said was an intercontinental ballistic missile, has been described by the UN chief as “another brazen violation of Security Council resolutions”.

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Teen girl sailors urge greater ocean protection

Two accomplished teenage sailors from the Caribbean are calling for stronger laws against dumping litter in the ocean.

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Security Council debates future of UN peacekeeping mission in Haiti

The UN Secretary-General is recommending that the UN Mission in Haiti also known as MINUSTAH close in mid-October this year, the UN special envoy to the country said on Tuesday.

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