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Report Predicts $82 Billion Investment Flows To Latin America

Latin America is expected to receive $82 billion investment flows this year, according to the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development’s (UNCTAD) World Investment...

COVID-19 Crisis: Religious Minorities Are Being Repressed Globally, Christian Group Alleges 

A global Christian group, the World Evangelical Alliance (WEA) says COVID-19 pandemic has sparked increased repression of religious minorities around the world.  According to WEA,...

Funding Crisis Threatens To Ground WFP Transport Fleet

Unless substantial funding can be secured to keep the World Food Programme’s (WFP) transport fleet moving, it could grind to a halt before the...

32 Countries Lagging Behind UN’s Human Development Index

Thirty-two vulnerable countries are lagging behind the world average by 20 percent in the United Nation’s human development index.  One-third of their 440 million inhabitants...

In Partnership with UN Technology Agency, China Offers Developing Countries Access to Satellite System

China is offering developing countries access to its earth observation satellite system for crop monitoring, CropWatch, in partnership with the United Nations Commission on Science...

Coronavirus: Beijing records 36 new cases

Beijing has recorded 36 new locally-transmitted coronavirus cases, amid fears of a second wave in the Chinese capital. Another 36 cases were also recorded on...

Uruguay Makes History as First Country to Ratify ILO’s Violence, Harassment Convention

A year after the International Labour Conference adopted the International Labour Organisation’s (ILO) Violence and Harassment Convention, 2019 (No. 190),  Uruguay has become the first country...

Rights Group to US Government: End Human Rights Violations, Structural Racism

A global rights group, Human Rights Watch is currently pressing for an urgent action to end the mass protests rocking the United States.  It wants...

‘This Is Us’ Writer Jas Waters Passes Away

Los Angeles TV writer and journalist Jas Waters, who was known for her work on series such as NBC’s “This Is Us,” Jim Carrey’s...

As Protesters Storm Europe, Rights Group Says Brutal Slave Ships Killed 20,000 People

As protesters mobilise against racism in Europe in the wake of the killing of George Floyd in the United States, Human Rights Watch says...

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