Latin America

A mixture of Venezuelan folklore
Globe Latin America

A mixture of Venezuelan folklore

  Venezuela is a land which has a rich mixture of ancient cultures and it has many traditional celebrations, amongst them, the festival of San Benito (Saint Benedict)  the worship of the Goddess María Lionza and the San Pedro (Saint Peter) Parranda.   Yolaidy Martínez Ruiz The folklore of this […]

Feminicide in Honduras: with hands tied
Globe Latin America

Feminicide in Honduras: with hands tied

Good intentions are not enough.  Legal instruments must be accompanied by an acute awareness of what is happening and a genuine desire to change this sexist and violent reality. Isabel Soto Mayedo This is about an initiative which aims to protect the lives and physical integrity of women who are […]

Not everyone in the US is against Cuba
Globe Latin America

Not everyone in the US is against Cuba

On the 25th October the UN General Assembly will debate and vote on whether or not to put an end to the economic, commercial and financial blockade imposed by the United States on the island. Lianet Arias Sosa While the Obama administration has kept the blockade policy in place, voices […]