Hispanic World

UN rights office in probe call, after Morocco-Spain migrant deaths, Texas tragedy, show need for safer pathways

The deaths of at least 23 migrants seeking to reach Spanish territory from Morocco should be investigated urgently by both countries, the UN rights office,...

Exploring the largest ocean reef restoration project in the Americas: ‘One Million Corals for Colombia’

The marine treasures of Colombia are often overlooked, as the country is known more for its mountains and the colourful towns that dot its coffee...

Business

First Person: The Barbadian entrepreneur turning sargassum into money

Sargassum seaweed has blighted many of the beaches on Barbados for several years. Joshua Forte, a local entrepreneur, is convinced that it can be turned...

First Person: Sweet taste of modern beekeeping

Beekeepers in the southern Haitian commune of Bonbon are creating a buzz around honey in an area which is recovering from an earthquake in 2021.

US Supreme Court ruling on environmental protection ‘a setback in our fight against climate change’

The ruling by the United States Supreme Court against the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on Thursday, is “a setback in our fight against climate change”...

Flight from cities due to COVID-19, short-lived, says flagship UN-Habitat report

A new United Nations report says that rapid urbanization was only temporarily delayed by the COVID-19 pandemic, with the global urban population back on track...

Sustainable blue economy vital for small countries and coastal populations

With the livelihoods of about 40 per cent of the world’s population living at or near a coast, the second day of the UN Ocean...

Building peace, one project at a time in Colombia

A group of former combatants with the FARC rebel group in Colombia have been reflecting on five years of peace and community building in a...