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Elections important for “normal” parliament in Haiti

Ongoing elections in Haiti are “important” as the Caribbean country has not had a functioning parliament since January.

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Small island developing states detail peace and security woes

The big issues facing small island developing states (SIDS) were the focus of debate in the UN Security Council on Thursday.

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Economic growth predicted at 0.5% in Latin America and Caribbean

Economic growth in Latin America and the Caribbean will average out at half a per cent in 2015, according to  the UN Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC).

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Caribbean States 'lighting path' towards sustainable future, says UN chief in Barbados

This is a year for global action, with international community in the final stretch of preparing a transformative post-2015 agenda for sustainable development that will be agreed in New York in September, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon declared in Bridgetown, where, two decades ago, the Barbados Programme of Action was adopted to tackle vulnerabilities facing small islands.