Multiculture

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 [...]
 
How changes in Elephant & Castle will affect the Latinos September 21, 2014 14:24

How changes in Elephant & Castle will affect the Latinos

The regeneration of the area has done little of benefit for its residents: rental prices for both properties and businesses have increased, social housing [...]
 
The before during and after of a detained immigrant September 21, 2014 14:01

The before during and after of a detained immigrant

Uncertainty and fear of being deported at any time, this is what awaits immigrants who do not have the necessary residence credentials to live [...]
 
 
Antonio López: Surviving on the basis of dream and effort September 20, 2014 23:45

Antonio López: Surviving on the basis of dream and effort

Antonio came from Bolivia two years ago. He studied Advertising there and here in London works as a bartender. He is 35-years-old and has [...]
 
José Luis Vela García: Racism is ridiculous in such a multicultural place” September 14, 2014 00:01

José Luis Vela García: Racism is ridiculous in such a multicultural place”

José is 36 and has been living in London since 2007. He is Spanish and decided to move here for personal reasons and to [...]
 
Ghosts, memories and traumas of Mexico September 7, 2014 00:02

Ghosts, memories and traumas of Mexico

A symposium taking place on 12th September will analyse the form in which varieties of emotion, and personal and collective experiences, can be expressed [...]
 
 
John Pino López: settled in London by chance September 7, 2014 00:01

John Pino López: settled in London by chance

He is a 50-year old Colombian and studied accounting for one semester in his country. Although, initially, he came to “venture” as he says, [...]
 
Aarón Sánchez: “I go where the wind takes me” September 7, 2014 00:00

Aarón Sánchez: “I go where the wind takes me”

 He is a 28-year old Argentinean, whose mother is Spanish and father is Armenian. He studied Chemistry Marketing and began a degree in engineering, [...]
 
Cleaning jobs: the hardest work and… the darkest reality September 6, 2014 17:53

Cleaning jobs: the hardest work and… the darkest reality

Pay below the minimum wage, discrimination and anxiety about being sacked are the biggest problems faced by immigrants. “The invisible workforce: employment practices in [...]
 
 
 

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