Latin America

Venezuela looks after everyone
Latin America Multiculture

Venezuela looks after everyone

The VSC is holding a national conference to look in depth at the social measures and policies that have been carried out in Venezuela under the progressive government of Hugo Chávez. He is undoubtedly one of the best-known political leaders on the international stage. His media appearances have always got […]

‘Baby Doc’ in first week of house arrest
Latin America

‘Baby Doc’ in first week of house arrest

Haitian ex-dictator Jean Claude Duvalier completes his fifth day of home arrest Monday, after leaving a hospital Tuesday, where he had been taken for supposed heart ailments. Tomás Armenteros Crespo    Duvalier, who returned to Haiti after 25 years of exile in France, is forced to remain in his house […]

Feminicide: the new Pandemics
Human Rights Latin America

Feminicide: the new Pandemics

The wave of crimes against women in Latin America reveals the legal vacuum, the indifference of the authorities and the ineffectiveness of justice. Ane Bores Latin America is stained red. And once again the blood spilt belongs to a woman. Unfortunately the number of violent crimes against the feminine gender […]

Uruguay and the memory of the Charrúa tribe
In Focus Latin America

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 […]