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Venezuela and the end of colonisation June 29, 2015 23:43

Venezuela and the end of colonisation

On July 2nd, a special film screening will mark Independence Day in Venezuela.   Venezuela Solidarity Campaign organisers are celebrating the triumph of the [...]
 
Origins Festival: Native Americans in London June 8, 2015 22:04

Origins Festival: Native Americans in London

Throughout this event, the focal point of discussion will be indigenous communities and the significance of the culture, food and the LGBT experience. The [...]
 
Football and Cinema in the Berlin Stadium June 1, 2015 23:22

Football and Cinema in the Berlin Stadium

When sport and art join forces they are capable of moving people at surprising levels, and it is something like this that is expected [...]
 
 
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 [...]
 
Willgress and Latin America against imperialism June 1, 2015 01:23

Willgress and Latin America against imperialism

On June 10th an activist and writer specialising in Venezuelan affairs will offer his opinion regarding US politics affecting countries in the South American [...]
 
All the voices: journalism, diversity and politics May 11, 2015 02:24

All the voices: journalism, diversity and politics

This little bilingual booklet by journalists from England and Portugal is designed to stimulate thinking about the voices that the mainstream media mostly leaves [...]
 
 
Latino art and debate at Bolivar Hall May 10, 2015 19:58

Latino art and debate at Bolivar Hall

Music, performances, and a fusion of sound, discussion and film, will take place throughout the month of May in the Venezuelan cultural center.   [...]
 
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 [...]
 
Gloria Lizcano: Woman, immigrant and homosexual May 3, 2015 20:09

Gloria Lizcano: Woman, immigrant and homosexual

These three conditions are difficult to bear and even more so when one person has all three of them. This Colombian woman has faced [...]
 
 
María Linforth: “There has to be some control on immigration” April 11, 2015 15:53

María Linforth: “There has to be some control on immigration”

This statement on the part of the Ecuadorian born councillor for Southwark is directed in particular towards European immigrants. By addressing this issue, she [...]
 
Mexico, the lead at the London Book Fair April 6, 2015 04:17

Mexico, the lead at the London Book Fair

On the occasion of the Dual Year between the Latin American country and the United Kingdom, Mexican cultural representatives will visit the capital of [...]
 
Willy Claure, on Cueca rhythm March 16, 2015 00:41

Willy Claure, on Cueca rhythm

On Tuesday the 24th of March the Bolivian guitarist and composer will give his first UK concert at the Bolivar Hall in London.   [...]
 
 
Malika Sqalli: home and identity March 8, 2015 01:08

Malika Sqalli: home and identity

A journey within. This is the message of a group of photographs showing the different stages in the life of artist Malika Sqalli and [...]
 
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 [...]
 
Angelika Berndt and the invisible culture February 28, 2015 22:13

Angelika Berndt and the invisible culture

She has worked on projects in Africa, Asia and Europe, although her work is based mainly around Latin America, the region in which she [...]
 
 
 

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