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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 [...]
 
Amazon: war in Paradise (II) April 26, 2015 02:31

Amazon: war in Paradise (II)

According to the Brazilian Pastoral Land Commission 325 people have been murdered in the last 10 years since the US nun Dorothy Stang was [...]
 
Nature lives without us, but we can’t live without it April 20, 2015 19:24

Nature lives without us, but we can’t live without it

The Panamanian Wounaan have a special relationship with rivers, and they build their villages right where they meet the tides for the good spirits [...]
 
 
No one can reveal a myth if they don’t carry it inside them April 20, 2015 18:27

No one can reveal a myth if they don’t carry it inside them

‘Mitecans’, inhabitants of the south-eastern town of Asunción Mita, are very helpful, happy and are pleased to tell anecdotes that seem to have come [...]
 
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 [...]
 
Blocking the veins of the Amazon (I) April 20, 2015 15:40

Blocking the veins of the Amazon (I)

Building dams is not getting as much attention as deforestation but it is more damaging. The companies causing the most damage are European or [...]
 
 
The painful emergency we call cystitis March 31, 2015 18:01

The painful emergency we call cystitis

The term ‘cystitis’ refer to an inflammation of the bladder. It is one of the most common urinary tract infections. And we should not [...]
 
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 [...]
 
Music and drugs: a friendship that goes back a long way March 13, 2015 00:03

Music and drugs: a friendship that goes back a long way

Music and drugs, drugs and music, they seem to go hand in hand. History has left us many examples of the degradation an artist [...]
 
 
Dyslexia, a pending subject in the UK March 9, 2015 13:06

Dyslexia, a pending subject in the UK

Although some teachers receive training to treat students with this problem, it is not enough. Apparently the Montessori method is the answer to integrating [...]
 
This changes everything 2015: capitalism and climate change March 8, 2015 01:01

This changes everything 2015: capitalism and climate change

The current economic model places economic interests before environmental protection. For this reason we must look for real alternatives. Young activists are holding a [...]
 
Latin America by birdsong March 8, 2015 00:49

Latin America by birdsong

  From the sounds of species in danger of extinction, various Latin American artists have come together to create original songs and make a [...]
 
 
Bushmen and Masai – survivors of religions, governments and drought March 8, 2015 00:26

Bushmen and Masai – survivors of religions, governments and drought

Christian missionaries have been unsuccessful in changing the beliefs and customs of these two African ethnic groups who, although from different origins and opposing [...]
 
The winners of “International eXchange and eXperience” March 1, 2015 23:58

The winners of “International eXchange and eXperience”

The winners of the competition organised by the language portal Bab.la and their blog Lexiophiles are now on the web. Their work is opening [...]
 
Villa de Leyva, where Spain never left February 7, 2015 16:01

Villa de Leyva, where Spain never left

In this region, as in many in Colombia, the colonial period is never far from the minds of the majority of its inhabitants: “Posada [...]
 
 
 

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