Latin America

Mexico: EcoFest in Monterrey
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Mexico: EcoFest in Monterrey

The ‘Parque Fundidora’ park comprises 172 hectares in the northern Mexican city of Monterrey, and was built over the site of the first integrated steel company in Latin America. After the closure of the Fundidora Monterrrey company in 1986, the industrial complex was converted into the ecological lung of the […]

Latin America’s oldest cinema festival
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Latin America’s oldest cinema festival

The International Cinema Festival of Cartagena de las Indias, Colombia (FICCI – in its Spanish initials), having recently reached its 50th anniversary last March 26th, is getting ready for its 51st edition, which will be celebrated between the 24th of February and the 3rd of March next year. The festival […]

Haiti and the role of women in its reconstruction
Latin America

Haiti and the role of women in its reconstruction

On the 8th of March this year, which coincided with “Día Internacional de la Mujer” (International Women’s Day), 3000 Haitian women started a campaign demanding the return of Jean – Bertrand Aristide, exiled in South Africa since 2004. According to this group of women, bringing back the ex-president could help […]