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Despite modest improvements 3 million people in English-, Dutch-speaking Caribbean still face food insecurity

Last Updated on Tuesday, 21 May 2024, 22:53 by Writer BRIDGETOWN – A recent study has found that despite modest improvements on last year, food insecurity in the English- and Dutch-speaking Caribbean remains persistently higher than pre-pandemic levels, driven by the cost-of-living crisis, global economic volatility and the lingering impacts of the pandemic. The Caribbean Food Security and Livelihoods Survey, ...

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Children’s NGO condemns flogging of Queen’s College students; calls for end to corporal punishment

Last Updated on Tuesday, 21 May 2024, 22:33 by Writer The non-governmental organisation, ChildLinK Inc. on Tuesday condemned last week’s flogging of 10 Queen’s College students at that institution and urged the Ministry of Education to abolish corporal punishment in its entirety. “The flogging of children has no place in a modern, progressive society like Guyana and the Ministry of ...

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