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Gold rush
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Gold rush

La Colosa Gold Mine could become the next victim of the gold rush which has devastated Colombia during the last few years. Daniel Fernández The country, one of the richest on the planet in terms of biodiversity, is suffering massive exploitation of its resources by multinational mining companies, whose activity […]

Mexico’s struggle for peace
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Mexico’s struggle for peace

After travelling more than 4000 kilometres of winding roads through nine states in southern Mexico, alongside the Movement for Peace with Justice and Dignity, it is impossible to forget the face of violence in Mexico. Katia Monteagudo They are ordinary people who bear their pain with dignity, though they don’t […]

Bad press: following Humala
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Bad press: following Humala

The domestic and international political Right sought to cover up its behaviour during the 66th session of the UN General Assembly, taking full advantage of a few incidents provoked by certain ’embedded press’. Claudio Chipana But this is nothing new. All this time the right-wing press has tried to spread […]

Cuban Rock
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Cuban Rock

This mass movement has managed to spread across the whole island. It says a lot about the universality of Cuban culture and has much to offer this culture too. Michel Hernández There is a scene that recurs as a mantra in Cuban geography several times a year, where a group […]