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Watching or being watched?
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Watching or being watched?

British writer George Orwell wrote his novel “1984” in the middle of the twentieth century as an allegory of totalitarian states which had emerged on the global panorama, mainly represented by the USSR. Arthur Vandellay The protagonist, Winston Smith, like the rest of society, is constantly monitored by an oppressive […]

Lights and shadows of the Bolivarian Revolution
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Lights and shadows of the Bolivarian Revolution

It is just twelve years since the first inauguration of Hugo Rafael Chavez Frias as president of Venezuela. Chavez’s high profile has made it difficult for dark forces to profit from the relative silence of information to impose a hidden agenda on Venezuela and other Latin-American countries. Pablo Sapag Indeed, […]

Afghan children… No Future
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Afghan children… No Future

It is widely accepted that childhood is one of the happiest times of our lives but this concept simply does not apply in Afghanistan. Frank Marín Vergara Childhood is a time when you play over and over again with imaginary weapons and kill imaginary enemies, and war is just a […]

Cuba and Socialism
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Cuba and Socialism

Half a century after the declaration of Cuba’s chosen path and the Bay of Pigs victory, the Caribbean island continues to build its socialist system, this time with the intention of renewing its economic model. Lianet Arias This year, Cuba will celebrate its 50th anniversary of the declaration of the […]

Uruguay and the memory of the Charrúa tribe
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Uruguay and the memory of the Charrúa tribe

The 11th of April will mark the passage of 180 years since the genocide of the Charrúa people, carried out by the then president Fructuoso Rivera, in a place known as ‘Salsipuedes’ (literally meaning ‘get-out-if-you-can’) Wilfredo Alayón The Charrúa were a group of American Indians who lived in the area […]