Latin America

Fonatur just sends fishermen away August 23, 2014 21:39

Fonatur just sends fishermen away

The positive forecasts regarding job creation and development made by the company have not convinced the fishermen. They say that the company does not [...]
 
Cochasquí: Where Ecuador’s past and present meet August 9, 2014 20:05

Cochasquí: Where Ecuador’s past and present meet

Neither the centuries that have passed, nor the attacks of Spanish conquest and colonization, nor the processes of constant transculturation have managed to separate [...]
 
They work, don’t play but they lose: Children in Ecuador July 27, 2014 22:27

They work, don’t play but they lose: Children in Ecuador

Little girls ironing in strangers’ houses, young children sowing seeds in large fields alongside adults, teenagers working in factories for more than 8 hours [...]
 
 
Documentary captures the presidency of Hugo Chávez July 27, 2014 00:01

Documentary captures the presidency of Hugo Chávez

On 29th July, the East London Venezuela Solidarity Campaign will be screening a short film entitled “Chávez”, in partnership with the coordinator of the [...]
 
Praise to forgetfulness July 20, 2014 00:02

Praise to forgetfulness

Fanatical fans are from everywhere not only here in this country of crazy, violent, passionate people… without passion, they want to see themselves reflected [...]
 
Latin America, land & hope for refugees July 13, 2014 02:23

Latin America, land & hope for refugees

This region has a tradition of being a pioneer in international asylum law. Becoming an asylum seeker is a condition that has been increasing [...]
 
 
Ambiguity and possibility in Latin America June 22, 2014 00:01

Ambiguity and possibility in Latin America

The processes of decentralisation in contemporary Latin America will be the subject of a conference taking place in London on 25th June.   As [...]
 
Literacy rates soar in Nicaragua, but… June 15, 2014 23:02

Literacy rates soar in Nicaragua, but…

In our time, knowing how to read and write is more than just a basic skill: it is a tool, and when used effectively [...]
 
Dictatorships in L. America: impunity leaves open wounds June 14, 2014 09:01

Dictatorships in L. America: impunity leaves open wounds

Latin American history is littered with cruel military dictatorships. The toll has been thousands of deaths, tortured victims and “disappearances”. Putting these dictators on [...]
 
 
Latin America: An opportunity for sustainable development June 14, 2014 00:01

Latin America: An opportunity for sustainable development

Its relentless economic progress, in addition to the challenges it has faced with regards to development, has meant that Latin America has become a [...]
 
“City of God”… 10 years later June 1, 2014 00:04

“City of God”… 10 years later

This film returns to the actors in the film that achieved world-wide recognition to see what has happened to them since. Were their lives [...]
 
The socialist revolution against media siege May 25, 2014 11:32

The socialist revolution against media siege

On the 31st of May, representative of the youth-wing of the United Socialist Party in Venezuela (JPSUV) will be defending the Bolivarian revolution against [...]
 
 
Camila Mejía: “My commodity is the workforce” May 25, 2014 01:12

Camila Mejía: “My commodity is the workforce”

Unity, solidarity and commitment to work: these are just some of the values which should be instilled within all unions. The importance of retirees, [...]
 
In defence of the coffee community in Colombia May 18, 2014 00:01

In defence of the coffee community in Colombia

From the 23rd of May, an international brigade, who will visit the region of Tolima, will be established to help the local people, who [...]
 
Migration from the Land of Fire to the Big Smoke city May 17, 2014 20:20

Migration from the Land of Fire to the Big Smoke city

London’s Colombian Community… Your heart is beating painfully loud. You must not draw breath. If you do, they will hear you and they will [...]
 
 
 

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