Latin America

Story of an acid attack victim
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Story of an acid attack victim

In Colombia around 100 crimes of this type are recorded every year and, with a population of 48 million, this is one of the highest rates per capita. According to specialist organisations, the perpetrators are primarily men while the victims are mainly women.   Virginia Moreno Molina   The attack […]

Ethical and independent journalism will continue with The Prisma in 2020
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Ethical and independent journalism will continue with The Prisma in 2020

2019 has been marked by events that particularly affected Latin America: the rise and consolidation of right-wing governments, social protests, military repression, the resurgence of indigenous and student protest movements. There have also been economic blockades, interventionism aimed at destabilizing progressive countries and movements, and an increase in violation of human rights and impunity.

Silence on the indigenous genocide atrocity in Colombia
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Silence on the indigenous genocide atrocity in Colombia

In this country, in the last two years 162 native people have been killed. They kill them in the streets, in the doorways of their houses, in meetings with friends and family. They kill them because “they get in the way”, because they do not accept “certain orders” … Everything happens in the face of indifference from “the whites” and under the passive gaze of a government that “does nothing about anything”.