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UN Issues Urgent Call for Curbs on Use of Plastic

junio 7, 2018

Marking World Environment Day, the United Nations on Tuesday named plastic one of the biggest environmental threats facing the world. The report, Single-Use Plastics: A Roadmap for Sustainability, said while government regulation on the use of plastic has made some impact on reducing waste, it is not enough, and more urgent action is needed. “Our world […]

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Trump Welcomes Muslims to Iftar Dinner at White House

junio 7, 2018

In hosting his first iftar dinner at the White House on Wednesday, President Donald Trump said to his guests “and to Muslims around the world, Ramadan Mubarak,” observing the Muslim holy month of Ramadan. “At tonight’s dinner, we especially are pleased to welcome members of the diplomatic corps, representing our friends and partners across the […]

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Kate Spade: Fashion designer found dead in New York home

junio 5, 2018

Fashion designer Kate Spade has been found dead in her New York apartment. Police are investigating her death as an apparent suicide. She was found dead in her Park Avenue apartment in Manhattan at 10:20 local time (14:20 GMT) by her housekeeper, a law enforcement official said. Spade – who once edited fashion magazine Mademoiselle […]

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Ecuador minister becomes fourth woman to head UN General Assembly

junio 5, 2018

United Nations, United States: The United Nations on Tuesday elected Ecuador’s Foreign Minister, Maria Fernanda Espinosa Garces, to be president of the General Assembly. She is only the fourth woman in the UN’s history to hold the post. Espinosa Garces beat out Honduras’ UN Ambassador Mary Elizabeth Flores Flake in the race held against a […]

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