WASHINGTON, D.C. – Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) Director Dr. Carissa F. Etienne said Wednesday that COVID-19 has severely impacted the mental and physical health of children and adolescents in the Americas.
GEORGETOWN, Guyana – Caribbean Community (CARICOM) leaders have reiterated their “firm and unwavering support” for Guyana in its border dispute with Venezuela in light of a recent move by Caracas to strengthen national support for ts claim to the ownership of a significant portion of the CARICOM country.
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados – The Secretary General of the Commonwealth, Patricia Scotland, has called on G20 members to urgently work with the Commonwealth and other partners, particularly the World Health Organization (WHO) and World Trade Organization (WTO), to urgently put in place a robust plan to vaccinate the world’s 42 smallest states and shield them from COVID-19.
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina – United Nations Secretary General, António Guterres, Wednesday commended the leadership of the countries of Latin America and the Caribbean on climate action adding that he was counting on them to send a strong signal to the 26th UN Climate Change Conference (COP26) that it is possible to achieve a resilient net zero future.
GEORGETOWN, Guyana – Guyana has agreed to exchange views and work closely on technical and operational areas, including increased joined land, and sea patrol missions, after participating in the inaugural meeting of the Guiana Shield Strategic Dialogue that was held last weekend in Cayenne, French Guiana.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The director of the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) Director, Dr. Carissa F. Etienne, Wednesday said that health facilities in at least three departments in Haiti are overwhelmed following the powerful magnitude 7.2 earthquake last Saturday that killed more than 2,000 people and left thousands of others injured and missing and feared dead.