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Women in politics: a lot to fix
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Women in politics: a lot to fix

Although on a global scale women’s presence in government and in parliament still leaves much to be desired, the Americas shows notable advances in female participation, in particular in countries like Cuba and Nicaragua. ______________________________________________________________________________ The geographical area that includes Latin America and the Caribbean plus the United States and […]

London and the Latin vote:  voting is an act of conscience
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London and the Latin vote: voting is an act of conscience

Is there a Latin vote in London, or could there be one? How are the next municipal elections in London significant for the Latin American community? _____________________________________ Claudio Chipana* _____________________________________ Most Latin Americans resident in the United Kingdom live in the capital. According to some estimations, 61% of the total […]

Colombia: the demise of the neo-liberal capitalist model
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Colombia: the demise of the neo-liberal capitalist model

– Colombia’s quest for peace and justice (II) – Today as never before in recent history, real existent “free-market capitalism” has, demonstrated on a world scale its failure to provide the essentials of the good life. ________________________________ James Petras ________________________________ In Greece, Spain, Portugal, Italy youth unemployment hovers between 35% […]

Ay! Hitler
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Ay! Hitler

Exhausted come the invading hands, / crushed are the soldier’s eyes,/ his shoes they are full of blood/ that step on the door, Stalingrad.” Pablo Neruda in “New love song to Stalingrad”. Armando Orozco Tovar It is time for me to move in on the subject. This is because I […]