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Jamaica wants debt for climate change swap

UNITED NATIONS, Sept 23, CMC – Jamaica Friday told the international community that it is pursuing reforms to improve the efficiency of the public sector, improving its customer service delivery, pursuing economies of scale, reducing duplication and aligning the public sector towards enabling and facilitating economic growth and development.

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6 Latin American Countries Boycott Temer's UN Address

Brazilian President Michel Temer, who came to power following what has been widely condemned as a parliamentary coup against ex-President Dilma Rousseff, told the United Nations General Assembly Tuesday that the impeachment was "constitutional" while protesters outside hoisted banners and chanted "Out with Temer."

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Jamaica Ratifies Domestic Workers Convention

New York, Ny, September 22, 2016 - Prime Minister Andrew Holness this morning announced that the government, due to its commitment to empower women economically, has signed the instrument of ratification of ILO Convention C 189 (also known as the Domestic Workers Convention).

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Guyana makes pledge towards “green economy” blasts Venezuela

UNITED NATIONS, Sept 20, CMC – Guyana Tuesday pledged to work towards developing a green economy and blasted Venezuela for its continued failure to reach an agreement to settle the long standing border dispute between the two countries.

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South Sudan on the Brink of Child Soldiers Nightmare: UNICEF

NEW YORK, NY, August 19, 2016 - The United Nations' children's agency, UNICEF, said on Friday that it fears that the forced recruitment of child soldiers in South Sudan is rising, adding further concerns to a country thatmany believe is on the edge of civil war.
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