Multiculture

The Argentine Film Festival returns to London November 16, 2014 02:22

The Argentine Film Festival returns to London

The 3rd festival runs from the 27th to the 30th of November, showing the best films of the last year from the Latin-American country. [...]
 
Cuban children’s festival in London November 16, 2014 02:01

Cuban children’s festival in London

A Cuban event will take place in Bolivar Hall on the 23rd of November for children and anyone who wants to enjoy the Caribbean [...]
 
Estefanía Gómez Callejas, without future plans November 16, 2014 00:52

Estefanía Gómez Callejas, without future plans

Colombian by birth, she is 22 years old and came to London a year and seven months ago. Although she came alone and knew [...]
 
 
The European graveyard of refugees:  Mediterranean sea November 4, 2014 04:46

The European graveyard of refugees: Mediterranean sea

How can we call ourselves civilised when 22,000 bodies have sunk to the bottom of the Mediterranean in the last 14 years? On starting [...]
 
The Brazilians have integrated well into the United Kingdom November 4, 2014 02:23

The Brazilians have integrated well into the United Kingdom

This, according to Roberto Jaguaribe, who was born in Brazil, but moved to the United States with his family when he was still young. [...]
 
Beatriz Cámara: “The hardest thing is not having Madrid and my family close by” November 3, 2014 18:51

Beatriz Cámara: “The hardest thing is not having Madrid and my family close by”

Beatriz is a 37-year-old woman who has lived in London since 2003. “My life in Spain seems like a different lifetime,” she says jokingly, [...]
 
 
In the “moving continent”: each immigrant is a Ulysses October 31, 2014 03:35

In the “moving continent”: each immigrant is a Ulysses

  Emigration is not just a question of adapting to life in a new country but also of having to deal with feelings of [...]
 
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 [...]
 
London festival of Ecuadorian cinema October 20, 2014 00:55

London festival of Ecuadorian cinema

An exhibition of the year’s most acclaimed Ecuadorian films will be shown in London from the 23rd to the 26th of October.   The [...]
 
 
Marisa Fassi: “Europe needs to liberate itself from xenophobia” October 19, 2014 22:52

Marisa Fassi: “Europe needs to liberate itself from xenophobia”

She has spent five years coming to Europe and has noted the increase in racism and xenophobia during this time.   Marisa was born [...]
 
Ivan Romero: “Honduran immigrants have not been discriminated against” October 5, 2014 03:50

Ivan Romero: “Honduran immigrants have not been discriminated against”

He is the Honduran ambassador to the United Kingdom and he enjoys diplomatic life. Ivan Romero has represented his country in more than 15 [...]
 
Hugo Rodrigo Zapata: “The Spanish community is very disparate; some want to integrate, but others don’t” October 4, 2014 13:58

Hugo Rodrigo Zapata: “The Spanish community is very disparate; some want to integrate, but others don’t”

The lack of opportunities stemming from the economic crisis in Spain caused this 33 year-old engineer to leave the country. His knowledge of English [...]
 
 
Media and discrimination (II): When we classify immigrants October 4, 2014 00:01

Media and discrimination (II): When we classify immigrants

As immigrants the last thing we want is to be discriminated against by other immigrant groups, or by ‘the natives’. But we are actually [...]
 
One journey, many stories September 28, 2014 00:02

One journey, many stories

A photographic exhibition showcases immigration through photography and will be taking place from the 4th until the 10th of October, in Shoreditch Town Hall, [...]
 
Media, ethics and immigration (I) September 21, 2014 15:12

Media, ethics and immigration (I)

Immigration is a complex issue, and it is the media which principally constructs the image of immigrants, and consolidates stereotypes.   Mónica del Pilar [...]
 
 
 

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