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UN agency highlights plight of 54 million hungry people in Latin America and Caribbean

The head of the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) today called for urgent attention to the plight of 54 million hungry people in Latin America and the Caribbean.

Annan inaugurates new UN House in Barbados

Secretary-General Kofi Annan today officially opened the new United Nations House in Barbados, where UN agencies will consolidate their efforts to support not only that country but nine other States in the region.