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Unites election results are in
Trade Unions United Kingdom

Unites election results are in

Len McCluskey has beaten off rivals to become the new general secretary of the UKs biggest workers Union Unite. In an election with a disappointingly low turn out of just 15.8% McCluskey secured victory with 42% of the vote.  He beat rivals Jerry Hicks coming in second place with 22%, […]

The Land of Fire: threats to communities
Latin America United Kingdom

The Land of Fire: threats to communities

On Thursday 2 December, the London-branch of the Colombia Solidarity Campaign will be holding a panel discussion on Colombian communities under threat. Catatumbo, a remote village in the north-eastern region of Colombia that is rich in biodiversity and indigenous culture, is also rich in oil, coal and the coca plant, […]

Coming soon: Latin America 2010
Movement United Kingdom

Coming soon: Latin America 2010

While the media fails to expose the truth about what’s happening in this continent, education, solidarity, international support and activism are the most important steps toward enacting change within the region. The event will be held on 4 December 2010 at the Congress House on Great Russel Street, London. The […]

Nestor Kirschner: death and hypocrisy
In Focus Latin America

Nestor Kirschner: death and hypocrisy

Death takes on a new meaning. It’s the kind which journalist, writer and poet Osvaldo Ardizzone said ‘we should do away with’: where people become sentimental and affectionate about someone they criticized before their death. For there should be a respectful silence once ‘that thing’ happens, right? Juan Carlos Camaño* […]