Women's equality under study at UN, Yemen conflict eases but instability continues, Cuba state visit zeroes in on U.S. blockade.
Migration talks are a start. But much more action, especially at the grassroots, is needed on Cuba.
Through play, song and sport, a Cuban medical team is giving child survivors a boost in post-earthquake Haiti.
News clips from Cuba, Haiti, Bolivia, Switzerland, Nigeria, China, Turkey.
In World Notes this week: Canada, South Africa, Dominican Republic, Taiwan, Cuba, Afghanistan.
In a move to aid relief efforts in earthquake-devastated Haiti, the U.S. State Department says it's prepared to assist over 400 Cuban doctors there with much needed medical supplies.
United Nations, Britain, Mongolia, Argentina, Iraq, Cuba
Less than a day after the earthquake struck Haiti, Cuban doctors were caring for the wounded in a fully equipped field hospital.
President Raul Castro last year signaled increased food production as Cuba's top priority.
This week in World Notes: Brazil passes landmark climate legislation; Cuba rejects U.S. terror designation; Guadaloupe prepares for general strike; Spain's unemployment is highest in Europe; Sudan exports food, while country starves; Thailand's army deport Laotian Hmong; Yemen faces mass poverty, hunger