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Caritas in Latin America & Caribbean

The Caritas Latin America and Caribbean region covers a vast geographical area with great cultural and economic diversity. In many of the countries in the region, Caritas has a long history of working for the poor – over fifty years – tackling natural and man-made disasters and providing healthcare.

Working together, the members of the Caritas Latin America and Caribbean region focus on peace, social and economic justice and safe migration.

CARITAS UPDATES FROM LATIN AMERICA & CARIBBEAN

  • Migrant children need opportunities, says Caritas

Migrant children need opportunities, says Caritas

  • 18 December 2014
Caritas urges governments to prioritise the needs of unaccompanied migrant children on World Migrant Day and to increase employment opportunities in home countries for young people.
  • UN Climate Conference in Lima: business as “unusual”?

UN Climate Conference in Lima: business as “unusual”?

  • 13 December 2014
Following the momentum gained at the September climate summit, hosted in New York by the UN Secretary General, Catholic organisations united their voices to ask Governments for a firm commitment to reduce climate-warming emissions, facilitate adaptation programmes to the benefit of the poorest and comply with their promises for adequate public climate finance.
  • Caritas observes Universal Health Coverage Day

Caritas observes Universal Health Coverage Day

  • 11 December 2014
We must attend to the social, emotional and spiritual needs of all those facing health challenges. For many years, Caritas and other Catholic Church-inspired organisations have delivered health care to people who need it in both emergency and day-to-day situations, building the capacities of local communities to prevent the onset of illness and provide medicines and other life-saving supplies for treatment programmes.

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Caritas Latin America Info

Address N° 106 Col. Carolina,
Cuernavaca,
Morelos.
México CP 62190
Telephone +52 (777) 311 42 43 or +52 (777) 317 88 20
Fax +506 231 3954
Email caritaslac@caritas.org.ar
Website www.caritasamericalatinaycaribe.org