Latin America

Latin American music arrives in the United Kingdom August 18, 2015 06:27

Latin American music arrives in the United Kingdom

On the 21st, 22nd and 28th August here in London a group of artists will be performing their own sounds from the continent.   [...]
 
Solidarity with the Cuban revolution August 11, 2015 07:04

Solidarity with the Cuban revolution

The Cuban Summer Garden Party will take place on 16th August in the British capital. The event will feature a showing of the film [...]
 
Cuba returns to the US: But, ….what about the blockade? August 2, 2015 07:13

Cuba returns to the US: But, ….what about the blockade?

Can there be normal relations between two nations if one of them is causing incalculable human suffering to the other?       Waldo [...]
 
 
On the last lap and nobody wants Humala in Peru August 2, 2015 06:55

On the last lap and nobody wants Humala in Peru

According to some, the Peruvian people disapprove of his management because he has kept the neoliberal model of his predecessors. And, because they say, [...]
 
Panama: The “indignados” indigenous of Barro Blanco July 27, 2015 08:42

Panama: The “indignados” indigenous of Barro Blanco

The protests of the Ngäbe Buglé people have been happening every day and have finally managed to draw the attention of the media and [...]
 
Mexico and the US: the implication of El Chapo’s escape July 27, 2015 08:39

Mexico and the US: the implication of El Chapo’s escape

Weeks after his spectacular escape from Altiplano prison, Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzmán, head of drugs cartel Sinaloa, is still casting a long shadow over [...]
 
 
Aboriginals, homosexuality and AIDS: taboo in Mexico July 13, 2015 10:13

Aboriginals, homosexuality and AIDS: taboo in Mexico

It is difficult to be homosexual and HIV positive in a country like Mexico, and it is even more so among the indigenous population [...]
 
Oil in Colombia:  exhausted resources July 6, 2015 18:33

Oil in Colombia: exhausted resources

The global oil price crisis has plunged Colombia into deep concern over future projections. What is certain, is that there is a consistent trend [...]
 
Argentina: crime and femicide  is part of  Tango and daily life July 6, 2015 12:40

Argentina: crime and femicide is part of Tango and daily life

The huge march this month under the banner Not one less, was driven by popular revulsion after several cases which made media headlines, and [...]
 
 
We justify crime by money: M. Moriconi June 29, 2015 22:35

We justify crime by money: M. Moriconi

When the system of justice stops functioning equitably, people take justice into their own hands. Political narratives can influence societies for good or bad. [...]
 
Ecuador: A growing & strong  economy, with or without oil June 22, 2015 02:52

Ecuador: A growing & strong economy, with or without oil

Ecuador has changed already. This is demonstrated by figures for economic growth and social development indexes since the Revolución Ciudadana party came to power [...]
 
Moriconi (I): In Latin America violence is a means to an end June 22, 2015 02:52

Moriconi (I): In Latin America violence is a means to an end

To understand violence you need to look at the whole of society, not only those who live in poverty. White-collar criminals often escape because [...]
 
 
School harassment: sadly ‘fashionable’ June 22, 2015 00:54

School harassment: sadly ‘fashionable’

Also called bullying in some countries or ‘matoneo’ [bullying] in others. In recent decades it has become a phenomenon that hits children and adolescents [...]
 
Mining, fear and land rights in Colombia June 22, 2015 00:02

Mining, fear and land rights in Colombia

Mining communities must face everything from paramilitary terrorists, to guerrillas and multinational companies, in efforts to protect their land. Discussion on the subject and [...]
 
The story of Hugo Chávez: “South of the border” June 1, 2015 03:58

The story of Hugo Chávez: “South of the border”

This documentary shows the life of the former Venezuelan President and what he meant to Latin America. The film will be screened on the [...]
 
 
 

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