Radio Havana Cuba

A friendly voice around the world

  • Follow Us on

#NoMasBloqueo #SolidaridadVsBloqueo

Nikki Haley slams U.N. for examining poverty in United States

U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, Nikki Haley. Photo: UN File

U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, Nikki Haley.  Photo: UN File

United Nations, June 27 (RHC)-- In news from the United Nations, U.S. Ambassador Nikki Haley has slammed a new U.N. report by the special rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights Philip Alston, who recently toured the United States. 

Haley said: “It is patently ridiculous for the United Nations to examine poverty in America.”   Haley’s comment comes just days after the U.S. pulled out of the U.N. Human Rights Council.  

Philip Alston discussed his findings on poverty in the U.S., saying: “Vast numbers of people are left living without enough to get by on, the 40 million living in poverty, the figure of 5.3 million, which has been estimated of people who live in, quote, ‘Third World conditions’ in this country.”

Edited by Pavel Jacomino
Commentaries
MAKE A COMMENT
  • Mass protests in Puerto Rico in demand of Governor Ricardo Rosselló’s resignation
  • Race for Nelson Mandela in Havana
  • RHC's Arts Roundup
  • Cuba reaffirms its commitment to peace and the Non-Aligned Movement
  • RHC's Mailbag Show
  • Golden children
NUMBER OF HITS/VISITORS

6162092

  • Max: 19729
  • yesterday: 3260
  • today: 3323
  • online: 126
  • total: 6162092