Southern Sudan will face enormous challenges and will need long-term support from the rest of the world regardless of the outcome of this week’s referendum. The vote could create the world’s newest country, which would also be home to some of the world’s poorest people.
Irma was born in La Coaba, Guantanamo, in the eastern-most province of Cuba. But love of Candonquita and the years dedicated to working the land, she says, made her a Santiago native, a follower of the National Association of Small Farmers (ANAP), and very revolutionary.
World leaders have an historic opportunity to reform the global economy to ensure that the one in six people who live in extreme poverty benefit from economic recovery, international agency Oxfam said today ahead of the G20 summit in Seoul.
A report on how to raise the billions of dollars needed by millions of poor people already affected by climate change must help jump start the delivery of climate financing.
Martha Wainwright and Jim Kerr have just recorded an original version of the iconic Simple Minds song 'Promised You a Miracle', to draw attention to the hundreds of thousands of women still dying from avoidable complications in childbirth and pregnancy.