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SUNS # 9410 Thursday 2 September 2021
 
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Trade : South countries concerned over securing S&DT to their fisheries sector (PRIV)
(D. Ravi Kanth, Washington DC)
The developing and least-developed countries apparently remain concerned over the prospect of a short shrift to their core demands concerning robust special and differential treatment (S&DT) to develop their nascent fisheries sector as well as the requisite policy space, as the final phase of negotiations on fisheries subsidies begin on 1 September, said people familiar with the development.

COVID-19 : How one Caribbean country is coping with the hurricane season (PRIV)
(IPS, Roseau)
Around 2 pm on August 18, 89-year-old farmer Whitnel Louis and his wife Ayma began packing up their unsold produce, hoping to leave the capital of Roseau and get home way ahead of the 6 pm curfew recently put in place to curb the spread of the COVID-19 virus.

Ethiopia : How many more innocent lives must be lost in Tigray, asks Dieng (PRIV)
(IPS, New York)
Despite a June 30 unilateral ceasefire declaration by Ethiopian President Abiy Ahmed, United Nations agencies say a recent escalation in fighting has been "disastrous" for children, amid reports of over 100 children being killed in an attack on displaced families.


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