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16 Aug 2017 description

This 12-month report reflects progress against the objectives as well as a revised budget to reflect changes within budgetary lines. The Haiti Red Cross Society began responding to the Zika outbreak in April 2017 through support made available from USAID within this Emergency Appeal. Their work is coordinated from the IFRC Caribbean Cluster office and a revised budget supports their inclusion in this Operation. In addition, the appeal has been extended for an additional 4 months (ending on 31 December 2017).

16 Aug 2017 description

Washington, D.C. - La Comisión Interamericana de Derechos Humanos (CIDH) celebró el 163 Período Extraordinario de Sesiones en Lima, del 3 al 7 de julio de 2017, a invitación del Estado Peruano. Se realizaron 18 audiencias sobre situaciones de derechos humanos en Argentina, Colombia, Ecuador, México y Venezuela. La Comisión Interamericana agradece a los Estados y la sociedad civil su activa participación en las audiencias.

A continuación se presentan reseñas de las audiencias en el orden cronológico en el que fueron realizadas.

16 Aug 2017 description

Washington, D.C. - The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) held its 163rd special session in Lima, Peru, on July 3-7, 2017, at the invitation of the Peruvian State. It held 15 public hearings on human rights situations in Argentina, Colombia, Ecuador, Mexico, and Venezuela; two regional hearings; and one private hearing on Venezuela. The Inter-American Commission thanks the States and civil society for their active participation in the hearings.

Below are summaries of the hearings in the chronological order in which they took place.

11 Aug 2017 description
report Human Rights Watch

Courtney Tran
John Gardner Fellow, Health and Human Rights Division

El mayor temor de Yelitza López es enfrentar una enfermedad grave sin calmantes para el dolor. Ese temor es muy real para ella, dado que su madre, Divisay, tiene cáncer avanzado y sufre ataques de dolor agudo.

“Es muy duro verla sufrir”, dijo a Human Rights Watch durante una entrevista telefónica en julio. “Cuando se acabe, voy a tener que ver si consigo un poco más [de medicinas]... eso me preocupa”.

11 Aug 2017 description
report Human Rights Watch

Courtney Tran
John Gardner Fellow, Health and Human Rights Division

Yelitza López’s greatest fear is to face a grave illness without pain relief. That fear is very real to her – López’s mother, Divisay, has advanced cancer and suffers from bouts of severe pain.

“I cannot watch her suffer,” she told Human Rights Watch in a phone interview in July. “When we run out, I’ll have to see if I can get any more… I am worried.”

09 Aug 2017 description

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This flood map is composited by Suomi-NPP/VIIRS data from Aug. 01 to 06, 2017, which reflects the maximal flood extent during this period in Venezuela. Water fraction means open water percentage in a VIIRS 375-m pixel.

08 Aug 2017 description
report UN News Service

08 de agosto, 2017 — El Secretario General de la ONU pidió una vez más al gobierno y a la oposición de Venezuela reanudar el diálogo en beneficio de los ciudadanos y reiteró su apoyo a los mediadores internacionales y regionales que trabajan con ese objetivo.

En un comunicado publicado este martes por su portavoz, Stéphane Dujarric, António Guterres aseguró estar convencido de que la crisis en Venezuela no puede ser resuelta mediante la imposición de medidas unilaterales, sino que requiere una solución política basada en el diálogo y el mutuo acuerdo.

08 Aug 2017 description

SG/SM/18636

The following statement was issued today by the Spokesman for UN Secretary-General António Guterres:

The Secretary-General is closely following events in Venezuela. He is concerned that recent developments could lead to further escalation of tensions and distance the country from a path conducive to a peaceful solution to its challenges.

He is convinced that the Venezuelan crisis cannot be solved through the imposition of unilateral measures, but requires a political solution based on dialogue and compromise.

08 Aug 2017 description

SUDAN

Cholera continues to spread in north, west and south Darfur, and has recently been detected in IDP camps in central Darfur. Malnutrition is also a serious concern in this area. Following improved access in central Darfur, alarming malnutrition rates were discovered in the Jebel Marra region.

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08 Aug 2017 description

GINEBRA (8 de agosto de 2017) – Las entrevistas realizadas a distancia por un equipo de expertos en derechos humanos de las Naciones Unidas sugieren que en Venezuela ha habido un uso generalizado y sistemático de fuerza excesiva y detenciones arbitrarias contra los manifestantes. Las conclusiones del equipo indican la existencia de un patrón de otras violaciones de derechos humanos, que abarcan allanamientos violentos de viviendas, torturas y malos tratos a las personas detenidas en relación con las protestas.