Latin America

A strong Granito: How a film changed Guatemalan history April 20, 2014 21:00

A strong Granito: How a film changed Guatemalan history

‘When any society goes through this kind of trauma, -genocide – if they don’t face that period, it remains a wound in the country’s [...]
 
Latin American music connecting countries April 20, 2014 03:31

Latin American music connecting countries

Next Friday 25th of April, London will be witness the concert of Venezuelan guitarist Jose Luis Lara.   The free event will take place [...]
 
San José de Apartado: a model of peace… surviving the war April 13, 2014 17:00

San José de Apartado: a model of peace… surviving the war

They are trying to show that peace and justice can work. But the paramilitaries and the Army don’t accept this. Since 1997, 250 members [...]
 
 
Latin American film: an industry on the rise April 6, 2014 03:50

Latin American film: an industry on the rise

Although the cinema of this region has won more than 100 prizes in the last 30 years, it was only in the last decade [...]
 
Mothers in the footsteps of their loved missing children April 6, 2014 03:30

Mothers in the footsteps of their loved missing children

They come from Central America but are searching for their children in Mexico. At least 10,000 Central American emigrants are currently missing.   Jacinto [...]
 
Fátima Espinoza: “Climate change, is lethal for fair trade” March 23, 2014 22:47

Fátima Espinoza: “Climate change, is lethal for fair trade”

The devastating effects of climate change and pressure from the multinationals are bringing down coffee prices in Nicaragua. Fair trade cooperatives such as “Soppexcca” [...]
 
 
Alicia Castro, concerned about the Falklands and all issues March 23, 2014 20:03

Alicia Castro, concerned about the Falklands and all issues

Argentina’s embassy in London has been home to a new resident since January 2012. She believes that Venezuela is the victim of fierce international [...]
 
Juan Arcos Tuitza: “We need a person who takes the helm” March 16, 2014 20:10

Juan Arcos Tuitza: “We need a person who takes the helm”

He was once an illegal immigrant. He is informal and warm-hearted, but reticent on the subject of Julian Assange and Edward Snowden. His style [...]
 
Childhood: forced labour, poverty, illness and death March 16, 2014 03:53

Childhood: forced labour, poverty, illness and death

For every 1,000 live births, 48 are likely to die before the age of five, 35 in their first year and 21 before they [...]
 
 
Venezuela news, beyond media manipulation March 9, 2014 20:00

Venezuela news, beyond media manipulation

On the 10th of May, the Venezuela Solidarity Campaign is holding a conference in London to discuss different aspects of the late president Hugo [...]
 
Luis Asdrúbal Jiménez Vaca: grounds for exile and to live March 9, 2014 03:28

Luis Asdrúbal Jiménez Vaca: grounds for exile and to live

When he returned to Urabá in 1977, he found a region that was prosperous but in the grip of terror, whose inhabitants were beginning [...]
 
International commission on behalf of “The Five” March 2, 2014 16:50

International commission on behalf of “The Five”

The international campaign for the release of the Cuban prisoners – accused of espionage and incarcerated in the USA in 1998 – is gathering [...]
 
 
Defending Maduro, defending a revolutionary February 23, 2014 00:02

Defending Maduro, defending a revolutionary

This morning I gazed again, at length, at the portrait of Lenin that dominates my small communist library, and I experienced a glad feeling [...]
 
Nieto Arroyo: “Violence stops us choosing to live in peace” February 16, 2014 13:50

Nieto Arroyo: “Violence stops us choosing to live in peace”

The renowned Mexican writer, author of the book “Women kill best”, talks about the self-defence forces in Michoacán and Guerrero and other scenes of [...]
 
The Caribbean observes ‘The Night of the River’ February 16, 2014 05:47

The Caribbean observes ‘The Night of the River’

On the 27th February the Caribbean Cultural Park is organising a new version of the event based on showing the social, environmental and economic [...]
 
 
 

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