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The children of the Islamic State, abandoned to their fate in a field in Syria

The children of the Islamic State, abandoned to their fate in a field in Syria The children of the Islamic State, abandoned to their fate in a field in Syria

Ali is 12 years old and has survived things that no child should see. She has spent half her life in what amounts to a prison camp for jihadist families in an arid corner of northeastern Syria. He knows that he should not dream of freedom. Instead, he fantasizes about having a soccer ball. “Can […]

UN warns of strong growth of electronic waste in the world

UN warns of strong growth of electronic waste in the world UN warns of strong growth of electronic waste in the world

A report from the Institute of Studies of the UN based in Bonn (west of Germany) warns of strong growth in the generation of electronic trash around the world with serious implications for the global south. According to the report, 53.6 billion tons of electronic waste were produced in 2019 – 7.3 kilograms per capita […]

“Humanity cannot survive an Oppenheimer sequel,” warns UN chief

“Humanity cannot survive an Oppenheimer sequel,” warns UN chief “Humanity cannot survive an Oppenheimer sequel,” warns UN chief

”Humanity cannot survive an Oppenheimer sequel“, warned the UN Secretary General on Monday, who once again warned about the risk of a “nuclear war” using as a reference the film that “brought to life the harsh reality of the nuclear apocalypse”. “We meet at a time when geopolitical tensions and mistrust have raised the risk […]

The post-covid world is recovering, but it forgets the poorest, warns the UNDP

The post-covid world is recovering, but it forgets the poorest, warns the UNDP The post-covid world is recovering, but it forgets the poorest, warns the UNDP

Humanity recovered its level of development prior to the pandemicbut the record expected for 2023 hides a growing gap between rich and poor countries in a world as fragile as a “house of cards”warns the UN. In 2020 and 2021, for the first time since its creation more than 30 years ago, the Human Development […]

“Poverty globally has a woman’s face,” remembers António Guterres

“Poverty globally has a woman’s face,” remembers António Guterres “Poverty globally has a woman’s face,” remembers António Guterres

The secretary general of the UN, Antonio Guterresrecalled this Monday that “the poverty “They generally have the face of a woman.”while among those in charge of combating it there is an overwhelming male majority: 8 out of 10 finance ministers and more than 9 out of 10 central bank governors are men. Guterres thus drew […]

European Union announces that it evacuated its staff from Haiti

European Union announces that it evacuated its staff from Haiti European Union announces that it evacuated its staff from Haiti

The European Union announced this Monday that it evacuated its staff from Haitiwhere the capital, Port-au-Prince, is going through a serious security crisis following a spiral of violence unleashed by armed gangs that confront the police. “We have removed EU staff from Haiti,” Peter Stano, spokesman for the diplomatic division of the European Commission, the […]

Bukele seeks to replicate his model in Haiti: the requirements to carry out his measure

Bukele seeks to replicate his model in Haiti: the requirements to carry out his measure Bukele seeks to replicate his model in Haiti: the requirements to carry out his measure

The president of El Salvador, Nayib Bukelewants to transfer its model of citizen security and combat against gangs and criminal organizations, which has brought it profits and popular acceptance, to Haitia country that has been plagued by violence. In his account on the “X” social network, Bukele assured that he can fix the serious crisis […]

The US moves forward with its intention to build a dock in Gaza

The US moves forward with its intention to build a dock in Gaza The US moves forward with its intention to build a dock in Gaza

The new push to bring aid to Gaza came almost as the Muslim holy month of Ramadan begins tomorrow in much of the world after officials in Saudi Arabia spotted the crescent moon. Hopes for a new Ramadan ceasefire were dashed days ago when peace negotiations between Israel and Palestine apparently stalled. Against this background, […]

Gang violence worsens conditions for women in Haiti, says UN

Gang violence worsens conditions for women in Haiti, says UN Gang violence worsens conditions for women in Haiti, says UN

The UN warned this Friday of the deterioration of the living conditions of the women and the girls in Haiti, due to gang violence, which has forced the displacement of thousands of civilians, mostly women, and greatly hindered access to basic social services, further worsening the precarious situation in this country. “Today, too many women […]

UN: 2023 was the deadliest year for migrants in a decade

UN: 2023 was the deadliest year for migrants in a decade UN: 2023 was the deadliest year for migrants in a decade

At least 8,565 people died on migration routes around the world in 2023, making it the deadliest year since records began a decade ago, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration reported Wednesday. International Organization for Migration (IOM) of the UN. “The 2023 death toll represents a tragic 20% increase compared to 2022, highlighting the urgent […]

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