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23 Jan 2019 description

GIDEON SACKITEY

Peter Yuang recently returned home from Uganda, where he had sought refuge. But something is spoiling his return party.

“I returned with a number of children who are ill. But they could not find the medication required at the Bor Hospital,” he says.

Peter is one of six returnees from the Kiryandongo Refugee Settlement Camp in Uganda, attending a two-day consultative workshop in Bor town on creating an enabling environment for returnees in South Sudan’s Jonglei region.

23 Jan 2019 description

Washington, D.C. – Frente a la convocatoria a manifestarse prevista para el día 23 de enero y los graves hechos ocurridos en anteriores movilizaciones en el país, la Comisión Interamericana de Derechos Humanos (CIDH) recuerda a la República de Venezuela que el ejercicio de la protesta social y la libertad de expresión son pilares fundamentales en sociedades democráticas, así como también una herramienta para que las personas expresen sus demandas frente a la grave crisis política, social, y económica que afronta el país.

23 Jan 2019 description

Washington, D.C. - In response to the call for demonstrations scheduled for January 23 and the serious events that occurred in previous mobilizations in the country, the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) reminds the Republic of Venezuela that the exercise of social protest and freedom of expression are fundamental pillars in democratic societies, as well as a tool for people to express their demands in the face of the serious political, social, and economic crisis facing the country.

23 Jan 2019 description

Washington has confirmed that its envoy on Afghanistan has been meeting in Qatar this week with Taliban representatives as part of a peace process for the war-torn country.

The U.S. State Department said Zalmay Khalilzad, the U.S. special representative on Afghan reconciliation, met in Doha on January 22 with "representatives of the Taliban."

A State Department spokeswoman said the talks were taking place over two days and also involved "an interagency team" from the United States.

23 Jan 2019 description
report Salesian Missions

(MissionNewswire) Said and Moha are young migrants who arrived in Spain on boats while they were still minors. They were taken in at a reception center in Hortaleza, a district in Madrid, that was set up by the Spanish government to address the initial needs of unaccompanied minors. Now that they are both 20 years old, Said and Moha are continuing their studies and living with other youth as part of a Salesian program, Garelli House, in Madrid.

23 Jan 2019 description
report Caritas

Con la ayuda de Cáritas Española y Cáritas Alemana, se logró dar respuesta a los problemas de pobreza y exclusión a los que se enfrentan las familias indígenas y campesinas de la región. En la Amazonía de Madre de Dios, el modelo de desarrollo orientado a la exportación, basado en la extracción masiva de materias primas, la agricultura a gran escala, monocultural e industrializada y las emisiones masivas de CO2, no da respuesta a los problemas de pobreza y exclusión a los que se enfrentan las familias indígenas y campesinas en esta región; sino que por el contrario, daña directamente sus …

23 Jan 2019 description
report Salesian Missions

(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries have been providing support to families who lost everything when a devastating fire broke out in the Nyalukemba neighborhood in the city of Bukavu in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. The fire destroyed more than 300 houses that had been built with wooden planks and were very close together.

23 Jan 2019 description
report La Nación

A raíz de las fuertes precipitaciones que se produjeron en las regiones del Noroeste Argentino (NOA) y el Litoral, el Gobierno nacional declaró el estado de emergencia hídrica por ciento ochenta días. Esta medida fue oficializada hoy a través del boletín oficial .

23 Jan 2019 description

FAO Food Price Index posted a decline in 2018 as only cereal quotations increased

10 January 2019, Rome - Global food prices held broadly stable in December, with rising international cereal prices offsetting declining sugar and dairy quotations, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) said today.

The FAO Food Price Index averaged 161.7 points in December, compared to a revised level of 161.6 points in the previous month.