Latin America

Monserrate… from top to bottom… May 24, 2015 23:16

Monserrate… from top to bottom…

Visible throughout the city, the mountain of Monserrate, is the city’s highest peak and an amazing natural vantage point, where locals and visitors alike [...]
 
An interactive journey through European history May 17, 2015 10:08

An interactive journey through European history

On the 23rd of May, a lecture and workshop for children will be held to investigate human development and evolution on the old continent. [...]
 
Elena Poniatowska: a total injustice creates guerrillas May 10, 2015 16:13

Elena Poniatowska: a total injustice creates guerrillas

Known for her strong opinions, the Mexican journalist and writer describes the President’s response to the disappearance of the Ayotzinapa students as ‘feeble’. She [...]
 
 
Aytzinapa parents, your struggle is our struggle May 10, 2015 01:36

Aytzinapa parents, your struggle is our struggle

The EuroCaravan 43, representing the parents of the Rural Teacher College in Ayotzinapa, Mexico, arrives in London the 19th of May, and this is [...]
 
The invisible ones… of WalMart May 4, 2015 17:07

The invisible ones… of WalMart

An abundance of vegetable and crop coolers are easily noticeable in Walmart and other large supermarket chains in the United States, a true symbol [...]
 
Renato Rocha: accelerating understanding of diversity May 3, 2015 20:52

Renato Rocha: accelerating understanding of diversity

He is the Director of ‘Acelere’ the production by Circolombia now in London: a different way of using art as a means of social [...]
 
 
Talk of peace and women in Colombia April 26, 2015 21:12

Talk of peace and women in Colombia

A Colombian attorney specialising in defending women’s rights will deliver a speech in London on the 30th of April.    Her name is Claudia [...]
 
Facing forward and keeping eye contact April 26, 2015 19:10

Facing forward and keeping eye contact

At the London Book Fair 2015, where Mexico featured central stage, I could look in the eye, again, some of the realities of my [...]
 
Is this the end of El Salvador’s culture of crime and fear? April 20, 2015 15:42

Is this the end of El Salvador’s culture of crime and fear?

    Odalys Troya Flores   Law and order constitutes one of the main problems blighting the people of El Salvador. However, their president, [...]
 
 
The murder of young people  in Honduras: a State Policy? April 20, 2015 15:41

The murder of young people in Honduras: a State Policy?

Children’s lives are at risk and they lack adequate protection on a daily basis. Their bodies are found in sacks, dismembered and thrown away [...]
 
Mining and Misery: two similar words April 18, 2015 16:57

Mining and Misery: two similar words

“Music of the geography of our beautiful country, Colombia” is a phrase that is broadcast daily by a classical station in Bogota, announcing one [...]
 
Against gender violence April 6, 2015 08:08

Against gender violence

The feminist bookstore in Westminster will host a joint meeting to share ideas, listen to music and watch movies. The event will be held [...]
 
 
Colombia: legality and legitimacy April 6, 2015 05:27

Colombia: legality and legitimacy

The Colombian government presumes that the social order of the country not only functions in harmony with the postulates of the rule of law, [...]
 
Mexico pays tribute to Morrissey April 1, 2015 00:01

Mexico pays tribute to Morrissey

Mexrrissey is a new band inspired by the songs of the ex-vocalist of The Smiths. They will be touring England between the 25th of [...]
 
Cuba: identity and genetics March 30, 2015 19:56

Cuba: identity and genetics

Identity is defined by those characteristics which in some way or other distinguish, differentiate and mark out as particular each race of people in [...]
 
 
 

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