Brazil's former Minister of Defense and Foreign Relations, Celso Amorim, met with Pope Francis in the Vatican early Thursday to discuss the imprisonment of former Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva. He was accompanied by Argentina's former Chief of the Cabinet of Ministers Alberto Fernandez and Chile's former Minister of State Carlos Ominami.
United Nations, Jul 24 (Prensa Latina) Cuba''s Alternate Permanent Representative to the UN, Ana Silvia Rodriguez, reiterated today the solidarity of her country with Palestine and expressed serious concern about the dangerous deterioration of the situation in the Middle East.
Former Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, who remains imprisoned at the federal police headquarters in Curitiba, penned a letter Friday criticizing the sale of a large section of Brazil's pre-salt oil reserves to foreign buyers.
The US’s announcement that it is leaving the UN Human Rights Councilshould not surprise anyone, since the Trump administration has long made clear its disdain for many parts of the United Nations. But the damage that the decision is likely to cause could nonetheless topple an increasingly wobbly house of cards.
UNITED NATIONS (CMC) — The United Nations' International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) says remittances to the Caribbean and other countries are much more than a “lifeline” for millions of people.