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Caribbean carnival performers take stage to fight COVID disinformation

New York: In Trinidad and Tobago, some performers have been tapping into traditional art forms ahead of the carnival on February 20-21 to encourage their communities to continue following COVID-19 health protocols as the country lifts restrictions on public gatherings.

COVID-19: Slow road to jobs recovery for Latin America and the Caribbean

New York: The labour market in Latin America and the Caribbean faces a slow recovery after the COVID-19 pandemic, highlighting the need for “active macro policies” and other measures to promote sustainable development alongside getting people back into the workforce.

Latin America and Caribbean: Millions more could miss meals due to COVID-19 pandemic

New York/IBNS: Some 14 million people in Latin America and the Caribbean could experience severe food insecurity this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, according to projections released on Thursday by the World Food Programme (WFP).

Rise in Caribbean children displaced by storms shows climate crisis is a child rights issue: UNICEF

New York/IBNS: The number of Caribbean children displaced by storms has risen approximately six-fold in the past five years, the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) reveals in a new report released on Friday.