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At least four people drowned and dozens are reported missing after a boat carrying Venezuelan migrants sank on its way to the Caribbean island of Curacao.
William Marlin announced his resignation after a spat with The Netherlands over aid following a devastating hurricane that hit the Caribbean island.
UN Women and the UN Development Programme found assaults on women persisted in the region despite severe laws aimed at curbing the phenomenon.
The company is being sued by screenwriters, A. Lee Alfred II and Ezequiel Martinez Jr., who allege that the company stole their idea from a 2000 spec script.
Power lines were downed, trees uprooted and buildings torn apart when Irma whipped across the island, leaving a trail of damage across the Caribbean arcing.
Guterres will travel to Antigua, Barbuda and Dominica on Saturday to get a close-up view of the damage wrought by Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria that hit within two weeks.
Living conditions in hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico are growing worse by the day, with tired, bewildered people lining up to buy scarce fuel and food.
The toll from Dominica brings the overall number of confirmed deaths caused by Hurricane Maria to 18, including two in Guadeloupe and one in Puerto Rico.
The person was killed by a falling tree, the local administration said, while two more were reported missing after their ship sank off Desirade.
Hurricane Maria intensifying into 'potentially catastrophic' Category Five storm makes landfall on eastern Caribbean
The maximum-strength storm made landfall on the Caribbean island of Dominica around 0115 GMT on Tuesday with top winds swirling at 160 miles (257 kilometres) per hour, NHC said.
Britain on Wednesday announced an extra £25 million in aid for its territories in the Caribbean that have been devastated by Hurricane Irma.
Emmanuel Macron will visit French Caribbean islands hammered by Hurricane Irma where residents have criticized the government for not doing enough to prepare them for the storm's devastation.
Xavier Atencio, an animator behind early Disney movies including "Pinocchio" and "Fantasia" and "imagineer" behind Disneyland rides like "Pirates of the Caribbean" has died at age 98.
After leaving death trail in Caribbean, Hurricane Irma makes landfall in Cuba as massive storm, say US forecasters
It had maximum sustained winds of 260 kilometers per hour and was moving west at 20 kilometers per hour, also posing an increasing threat to the US state of Florida.
The super-storm, which has ravaged small island nations in its path, tops the record set by Typhoon Haiyan in 2013, which also packed nearly 300 km/h winds, but for 24 hours.