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UN Officials Party with FARC Guerrillas They Are Supposed to Monitor

UN Officials Party with FARC Guerrillas They Are Supposed to Monitor

A video which shows UN and FARC members enjoying New Year’s Eve together, has caused a stir on social media TODAY COLOMBIA – The news agency EFE recently published videos in which members of the United Nations verification mission are observed dancing with FARC guerrillas during New Year’s Eve festivities in El Conejo, a municipality […]

Patricia Espinosa Selected As Next UN Climate Chief

Patricia Espinosa Selected As Next UN Climate Chief

QCOSTARICA – Mexico’s former Foreign Minister Patricia Espinosa has been selected by UN secretary-general Ban ki-Moon to head the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), the collective of 194 countries tasked to coordinate the fight against global warming. There had been intense lobbying for the post of the UNFCCC executive secretary after incumbent […]

Is Costa Rica Racist? Yes, Admits Ombudsman

Is Costa Rica Racist? Yes, Admits Ombudsman

QCOSTARICA – Costa Rica is racist, the Defensoría de los Habitantes (Ombudsman) recognizes in a report presented to the Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination  of the United Nations (CERD). In theory Costa Rica advances in equality, but in practice there are obvious traits that primarily affect blacks and indigenous. The Ombudsman notes the […]