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Saint Lucia is off the State Department’s Watch List for Trafficking In Persons

PRESS RELEASE:-The Department of Home Affairs and National Security is encouraged that the island has been upgraded from the Trafficking in Persons Tier Two Watch List where it was...

Chicago holiday weekend shootings claim 101 victims

At least 101 people were shot in Chicago over the Fourth of July weekend, according to a city newspaper. Nearly half of the shootings during the four-day holiday happened over...

Central African Republic: Scores killed in lorry crash

At least 77 people have been killed after a lorry loaded with passengers and goods crashed in the Central African Republic, officials say. Dozens more were injured in the accident...

Chicago:101 people shot over the July 4 weekend

BBC:-At least 101 people were shot in Chicago over the Fourth of July weekend, according to a city newspaper. Nearly half of the shootings during the four-day holiday happened over...

Woman threatened after urinating on US flag

BBC:-A woman who shared a video of herself urinating on an American flag has asked that people stop targeting her family, saying they do not support her actions. Emily Lance...

Venezuela gov’t backers beat up opposition lawmakers

CARACAS, Venezuela (AFP) – Venezuelan pro-government activists wielding sticks and pipes stormed onto the grounds of the opposition-held National Assembly Wednesday and beat lawmakers, leaving at least five hurt...

Trump and Pope give baby’s parents ‘hope’

Sky News:-Charlie Gard's parents say that support from President Trump and Pope Francis has given them "hope". Chris Gard and Connie Yates have campaigned to take 11-month-old Charlie, who has...
UN Women

Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka appointed to a second term as Executive Director of UN Women

PRESS RELEASE:-(New York, 5 July)— The United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres  has appointed Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka for a second term as Executive Director of the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and...

Trump takes aim at China over North Korea

US President Donald Trump lashed out at China Wednesday, pointing to a surge in its trade with North Korea as evidence that US reliance on Beijing to rein in...

Huge Antarctic ice block poised to snap off

A chunk of ice bigger than the US state of Delaware is hanging by a thread from the West Antarctic ice shelf, satellite images revealed Wednesday. When it finally calves...