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UN’s Ban: Costa Rica “Model Country” For Sustainable Development

 Above: Costa Rica By the Caribbean Journal staff Costa Rica is a “model country” for sustainable development and the protection of human rights, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said on his first official visit to the country last week. It …

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon Visits Haiti, Dominican Republic

 Above: United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon (UN Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon begins a visit to Haiti and the Dominican Republic on Monday, the world body announced. Ban is set to meet …

New MINUSTAH Chief Arrives in Haiti

 Above: Sandra Honoré and Ban Ki-Moon (UN Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Trinidad and Tobago native Sandra Honoré, the new head of the UN peacekeeping mission in Haiti, arrived in Port-au-Prince on Monday. Honore has officially assumed her duties, …

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 Above: a UN vehicle in Petion-Ville By the Caribbean Journal staff Trinidad and Tobago diplomat Sandra Honore has been named the new head of the United Nations peacekeeping mission in Haiti, UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon announced this weekend. Honore …

 Above: UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon (UN Photo/Evan Schneider) By the Caribbean Journal staff The Caribbean should “build on the many successes of decolonization,” according to United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon. The Secretary General made the call speaking to …

 Above: a cholera treatment centre in Haiti (UN Photo/Marco Dormino) By the Caribbean Journal staff Claims against the UN involving its presumed role in causing Haiti’s cholera epidemic are “not receivable,” a spokesperson for UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon said …

 Above: construction work in Haiti (UN Photo/Logan Abassi) By the Caribbean Journal staff The international community must continue to work with Haiti as the country seeks to rebuild, according to United Nation Secretary General Ban Ki-moon. Ban, who released a …

 Above: workers load supplies for distribution to cholera victims (FP/UN Photo/Marco Dormino) By the Caribbean Journal staff A new United Nations initiative aims to eliminate cholera in Haiti and in the neighbouring Dominican Republic, the world body announced Tuesday. The …

 Above: UN Special Representative in Haiti Mariano Fernandez Amuntageui (UN Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Haiti must continue working to strengthen the rule of law in the country, particularly through the country’s national police and electoral council, United Nations …

 Above: UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon (UN Photo/Mark Garten) By the Caribbean Journal staff The United Nations is committed to dealing with the biggest issues in the Caribbean, from debt and climate change to transnational organized crime, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said …

 Above: UN Haiti Chief Mariano Fernandez (UN Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Mariano Fernandez Amunategui, the special representative for United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon in Haiti, is hailing the move by authorities to implement a new council on …

 Above: Secretary General of the Union of South American Nations Maria Emma Mejia Velez (UN Photo/Eskinder Debebe) By the Caribbean Journal staff United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon and Maria Emma Mejia Velez, the head of the Union of South …

 Above: Nigel Fisher (UN Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff There have been significant advances in Haiti in the areas of education, health, job creation and infrastructure, among others, according to Nigel Fisher, deputy special representative of UN Secretary General …

 Above: Mariano Fernandez (UN Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Mariano Fernandez, the Special Representative of UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon in Haiti, voiced hope that the decision by Haiti’s Senate to approve Garry Conille as Prime Minister could mean …

 Above: CARICOM SG Irwin LaRocque and UN SG Ban Ki-moon (UN Photo: JC McIlwaine) By the Caribbean Journal staff CARICOM Secretary General Ambassador Irwin LaRocque met with UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon this weekend on the eve of the General Assembly …

 Above: debris-clearing in Haiti (UN Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff While Haiti has seen improvements, aid coordination in the country remains a challenge, and the inability of Haiti’s political leaders to form a government has presented a challenge, according …