Wednesday, April 17, 2024

Global crisis must not slow efforts

Date:

Share post:

UNITED NATIONS – Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is sending nations a message that urgent efforts to reduce poverty, grapple with climate change, and help Haitians must not lessen because of the global financial crisis.Ban told reporters yesterday on his return from the Group of 20 rich and developing nations’ summit in Toronto that they should not balance their budget shortfalls “on the backs of the world’s poorest people.” (AP)

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

Related articles

Persistent DLP issues a concern, say political scientists

If the Democratic Labour Party (DLP) is to be a viable alternative to the ruling Barbados Labour Party...

‘Grand’ plans routed

Vendors and some residents along Station Hill and Bank Hall, St Michael are not jumping for joy that...

Public schools reopen next week

Public schools will reopen next week for the final school term of the academic year 2023-2024. Term III, also...

Met Office monitoring dust haze

The Barbados Meteorological Services (BMS) is closely monitoring a large plume of dust haze in the eastern Atlantic today. The...