Latin America

ALBA and the future of regional integration
Latin America Multiculture

ALBA and the future of regional integration

Since its formation in 2004, ALBA (Bolivarian Alliance for the Peoples of the Americas) has evolved significantly. Seven years on, the initiative has grown to include nine Latin American member countries from the Andean and Caribbean region. ‘ALBA and the Future of Regional Integration’ is a one-day conference organised by […]

“Salud!”… health care heroes
Latin America Screen

“Salud!”… health care heroes

One year after the devastating earthquake that shook Haiti, many foreign contingents and aid agencies have left. However, Cuban health professionals are still there treating the people. These contributions and others made by the Cuban health professionals to international health care are highlighted in the film “Salud!” a screening of […]

Alfonso Castillo
Human Rights Latin America

Letters to protect Castillo

In August last year, this human rights defender in Colombia received a death threat by the paramilitary group known as the ‘Aguilas Negras’ -‘Black Eagles’. Since then, Justice for Columbia began a campaign to request greater security from the Columbian government for the activist Alfonso Castillo through a letter addressed […]