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The Wall through film
Culture Listings Screen World

The Wall through film

On the 13th August, 2011 it will be half a century since the construction of the Berlin Wall, a major symbol of the Cold War and a global division between two conflicting political regimes. On this day fifty years ago, the government of the German Democratic Republic (GDR) ordered the […]

New York’s Latino roots
Multiculture World

New York’s Latino roots

New York is indebted to one of its largest ethnic groups, the Latino community, who play a key role in the city’s historic memory. Silvio González According to US historian Mike Wallace, Jan Rodrigues, who was known to the Dutch as ‘the mulatto of Santo Domingo’, landed in Manhattan in1613 […]

Venezuela & China, a new alliance
Economy Latin America World

Venezuela & China, a new alliance

Both countries are charting the road to the future, seeking new strategic alliances in areas such as food security, infrastructure and machine construction. Edilberto Méndez In building closer relations, the two governments began 2011 with intense joint work by their respective delegations. In that respect, Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez said […]