Latin America

Victory! The Cuban 5 are finally free! December 18, 2014 13:09

Victory! The Cuban 5 are finally free!

After 16 unjust years of imprisonment, on 17 December 2014, Ramón Labañino, Gerardo Hernández and Antonio Guerrero, the three remaining members of the Cuban 5, [...]
 
Aleida Guevara: “Revolutions cannot be exported” December 14, 2014 02:43

Aleida Guevara: “Revolutions cannot be exported”

Aleida Guevara, daughter of Che, assures The Prisma that the communist regime will continue in Cuba, beyond the Castro family. She sees the formation [...]
 
The disappeared students: Mexico says… “No more!” December 14, 2014 02:42

The disappeared students: Mexico says… “No more!”

Hundreds of people are demonstrating every day in Mexico and other countries to protest against the disappearance of 43 students from Ayotzinapa at the [...]
 
 
A documentary on DJs November 30, 2014 21:45

A documentary on DJs

A film premiere is set to take place on the 4th of December in Buenos Aires, Argentina. “LADO A” explores the world of musical [...]
 
United to save the ecosystem November 30, 2014 21:00

United to save the ecosystem

From 3rd – 13th December, Peru’s Climate Summit will bring activists together to call for greater protection of the natural world.   Organised by [...]
 
The Guatemalan woman: discriminated on all fronts November 30, 2014 04:58

The Guatemalan woman: discriminated on all fronts

Guatemalan women face discrimination from their communities, from organisations and even from the government itself which, in their opinion, tries to silence them.   [...]
 
 
Multiculturalism from within November 16, 2014 21:18

Multiculturalism from within

Mexico is a melting pot of indigenous languages and cultures. On the one hand they are being enriched by mixing with others and on [...]
 
Women & girls in Guatemala: poor, hungry and persecuted November 16, 2014 21:18

Women & girls in Guatemala: poor, hungry and persecuted

The majority are born poor, many are destitute. They suffer institutionalised discrimination against their families. They are marginalised in front of their brothers, fathers [...]
 
One month on… The impact of the murder of Paul Medina November 16, 2014 21:18

One month on… The impact of the murder of Paul Medina

Bullets from drug-trafficking hit men, which last month took the lives of this journalist and his young assistant Antonia Almada, have drawn an invisible [...]
 
 
Adelante!… For Latin America in 2014 November 16, 2014 02:01

Adelante!… For Latin America in 2014

On the 29th of November a fresh staging of this annual conference will take place in London in which the latest social, cultural and [...]
 
Che Guevara’s daughter to tour the United Kingdom November 16, 2014 02:00

Che Guevara’s daughter to tour the United Kingdom

From the 29th of November onward, Aleida Guevara will take centre stage at a number of events. She will be discussing the defence of [...]
 
The house of Lucho Otero November 16, 2014 00:59

The house of Lucho Otero

When I passed by the house, which had been built over four hundred years ago, on the corner of the Church of the Waters [...]
 
 
Impunity and its social roots October 26, 2014 12:16

Impunity and its social roots

In November IFEX is organising an international campaign to end impunity for crimes against journalists. And impunity concerns everyone, as long as the powerful [...]
 
Dancing on graves October 20, 2014 17:23

Dancing on graves

The question still stands: “Had her life been good or bad?- – Which is a different way of asking Cresso’s question. The reasons for [...]
 
Self defence groups… bring… violence down in Cruz Grande October 5, 2014 01:36

Self defence groups… bring… violence down in Cruz Grande

A year and a few months after their establishment the greatest victory for these groups in Cruz Grande, a town on Mexico’s Costa Chica, [...]
 
 
 

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