Hispanic World

Barbados Prime Minister Mottley calls for overhaul of unfair, outdated global finance system

Mia Amor Mottley, the Prime Minister of Barbados, urged world leaders to “use the power of the pen” and impose natural disaster and pandemic clauses...

Security Council urged to act in face of ‘humanitarian catastrophe’ in Haiti

The Security Council must act urgently to support Haiti as the gang, economic, and fuel supply crises there “intersect in altogether new and frightening ways”,...

Today’s crises highlight need for more multilateralism, stronger UN, says Canada’s Foreign Minister

Amid the challenges facing the world today – from Russia’s war of aggression in Ukraine and the COVID-19 pandemic to climate change and conflicts –...


Business

First Person: Sharing indigenous knowledge with tourists

After successfully reclaiming her people’s territory in Northern Argentina, Celestina Ábalos turned to tourism to share and promote her indigenous culture.  UN entrepreneurship training during...

Empty shelves and rising prices linked to Ukraine crisis push Tunisians to the brink

For many Tunisians, shortages of essential foods, fuel and key farming products linked to the war in Ukraine, have tested them to the limit, they’ve...

Yemen: Put the people first, Guterres urges, with extended and expanded truce

Yemen’s warring parties who have sustained a nationwide truce for the past six months, need to prioritize the “needs and aspirations” of the people, by...

World Maritime Day showcases technology for ‘greener’ shipping

How shipping can contribute to a more sustainable future for all is the focus of World Maritime Day, celebrated on Thursday.

UN urges investment in clean, sustainable tourism, as numbers bounce back

International tourism is showing strong signs of recovery, with tourist numbers rising to 57 per cent of pre-pandemic levels. On World Tourism Day, marked on...