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$1.72 billion plan launched to support Venezuelans on the move in Latin America and the Caribbean 

Two UN agencies launched on Thursday, a $1.72 billion regional plan to support Venezuelan refugees and migrants throughout Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC). 

Legacy of slavery still scars society, blocks progress says UN chief

The legacy of the transatlantic slave trade “reverberates to this day”, just as modern-day enslavement is growing, UN Secretary-General António Guterres has said.

In Africa, UN chief sees continent full of ‘hope and potential’

Far too often, Africa is viewed from outside “through a prism of problems” said UN chief António Guterres on Thursday, speaking in the Ethiopian capital, home to the African Union, where he has been taking part in the sixth UN-AU annual conference.

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