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Venezuelan prison director and five soldiers charged in prison massacre case

CARACAS (Reuters) - A prison director and five soldiers will be charged for their role in a massacre in which 47 inmates were shot dead earlier this month, Venezuela's chief prosecutor reported on Wednesday.


U.N. experts urge lifting of Cuba embargo to save lives in coronavirus fight

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - United Nations human rights experts on Thursday urged the Trump administration to lift the U.S. financial and economic embargo on Cuba, saying it limited the Communist-ruled island's ability to fight the coronavirus pandemic and save lives.


U.N. asks world to fight virus-spawned discrimination

GENEVA (Reuters) - United Nations human rights guardian Michelle Bachelet urged the global community on Thursday to show solidarity with people of ethnic Asian origin subject to discrimination amid an outbreak of a novel coronavirus that started in China.