Hurricane Isaias Batters Puerto Rico with Heavy Rain, Wind, Flooding

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Hurricane Isaias kept on a path early Friday toward the U.S. East Coast as it approached the Bahamas, parts of which are still recovering from the devastation of last year’s Hurricane Dorian. Isaias had maximum sustained winds of 80 mph (130 kph) Friday morning and was centered about 340 … Read more Hurricane Isaias Batters Puerto Rico with Heavy Rain, Wind, Flooding

Tropical Storm Isaias Floodwaters Rush Down the Streets in Puerto Rico

Strong winds and heavy rains lashed the island of Puerto Rico on Thursday, July 30, as Tropical Storm Isaias made its way through the Caribbean. The National Weather Service in San Juan said the storm was packing sustained winds of up to 60 mph and producing “life-threatening flash flooding and gusty winds over Puerto Rico.” … Read more Tropical Storm Isaias Floodwaters Rush Down the Streets in Puerto Rico

Venezuela: ‘Hospitals in crisis during Pandemic’

Helping Venezuela Confront a Humanitarian Emergency amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Hosted by the missions of Germany and Dominican Republic to the United Nations. Key-note speakers: Human Rights Watch, Johns Hopkins University, (Bloomberg School of Public Health), and Women’s Link.

Counter-Terrorism Week & other topics – Noon briefing (6 July 2020)

Noon briefing by Stéphane Dujarric, Spokesperson for the Secretary-General. – Counter-Terrorism Week – Integration Segment/ECOSOC – Syria, Nigeria – COVID-19/Dominican Republic – COVID-19/Malawi – COVID-19/Peacekeeping – DRC – CAR – UNTSO – Senior Personnel Appointment – Financial Contribution – Press Briefing Tomorrow COUNTER TERRORISM WEEK This morning, the Secretary-General spoke at the opening event for the … Read more Counter-Terrorism Week & other topics – Noon briefing (6 July 2020)

Dominican opposition declares victory in coronavirus-hit election

Opposition candidate Luis Abinader has claimed victory in the Dominican Republic’s presidential race. The election had been scheduled to take place in May, but was postponed because of its coronavirus outbreak, the worst of any Caribbean nation. Al Jazeera’s Manuel Rapalo has more. – Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe – Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/AJEnglish … Read more Dominican opposition declares victory in coronavirus-hit election

Nelson Cruz wins the Muhammad Ali Sports Humanitarian Award | 2020 ESPYS

Minnesota Twins slugger Nelson Cruz is named the winner of the 2020 Muhammad Ali Sports Humanitarian Award ESPY for his charitable work in his hometown of Las Matas de Santa Cruz, Dominican Republic, where he helped fund the town’s first firetruck and ambulance. ✔️Subscribe to ESPN+ https://plus.espn.com/ ✔️ Get the ESPN App: http://www.espn.com/espn/apps/espn ✔️Subscribe to … Read more Nelson Cruz wins the Muhammad Ali Sports Humanitarian Award | 2020 ESPYS

The Community Cast Reunites For A Virtual Table Read May 18th!

The Greendale Community College study group is coming back together benefitting World Central Kitchen and Frontline Foods. Join the cast and creator, Dan Harmon, Monday May 18th at 2pm PST on the official Community Youtube Channel. Watch The Table Read Here: https://bit.ly/CommunityTableRead About Community: When the legitimacy of his college degree is challenged, lawyer Jeff … Read more The Community Cast Reunites For A Virtual Table Read May 18th!

Join Monty Halls for his virtual world tour at 4pm every Friday

Each week the documentary maker and marine biologist Monty Halls will help you beat the lockdown blues by taking you on an inspirational virtual journey to a different destination. These interactive events give you the chance to join Monty as he describes his extraordinary adventures to dazzling parts of the world, including the west coast … Read more Join Monty Halls for his virtual world tour at 4pm every Friday

Security Council President on Yemen (17 April 2020)

Press statement read by Ambassador Jose Singer, Special Envoy from the Dominican Republic to the United Nations Security Council and President of the Security Council for the month of April on the situation in Yemen. — The members of the Security Council endorsed the Secretary-General’s call of 25 March for those fighting in Yemen to … Read more Security Council President on Yemen (17 April 2020)

Hosting Afghan Refugees & other topics – Daily Briefing (17 February 2020)

Briefing by Eri Kaneko, Associate Spokeswoman for the Secretary-General. Highlights: – Secretary-General in Pakistan – Syria – Yemen – Yemen Humanitarian – Iraq – COVID-19 – South Sudan – Myanmar – Dominican Republic – Financial Contributions SECRETARY-GENERAL IN PAKISTAN The Secretary-General spoke today at the International Conference on 40 Years of Hosting Afghan Refugees, which … Read more Hosting Afghan Refugees & other topics – Daily Briefing (17 February 2020)